Our volunteers come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but their hearts are pink and their caring has no limit. Are you a leader, a thinker or a doer? Use your talents in our promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever! We need you now more than ever. Volunteers provide countless hours contributing their skills to further the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® promise. We will work with your availability. Every minute you spend helping gives another minute of hope to those affected by breast cancer.
***PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting new volunteers for this year's Race for the Cure. We appreciate your interest and hope you will join us for future events and activities. For general volunteer inquiries, please contact Karla Cativo.***
If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out this Volunteer Application and return to the address on the form or email it to Karla Cativo.
Community Outreach Advocate
Health Fairs and other Community Events – Community Outreach Advocates will help Komen LA County spread the important message of early detection, basic breast health and early detection. Advocates will actively pursue events in the community in which Komen LA County can promote breast health awareness.
Speaker’s are the voice of Komen LA County and go into the community to speak on various topics. Often they share their survivor story or how breast cancer has touched the lives of their loved ones. Other topics include Breast Health 101, Introduction to Komen, and Komen’s Presence in LA County.
Office and Clerical Support
Data Entry – Volunteers are needed to help create a variety of databases and lists, as well as input of Race registrations. Computer knowledge/typing skills are necessary. Most data entry takes place during mid-August to just after the Race in September.
Office Assistant – Opportunities arise throughout the year where clerical help is needed in the Affiliate office for a few hours or a few days. We would like to have a list of volunteers who can be contacted on short notice to come and assist during the months leading up to the Race as well as other times throughout the year.
Marketing and/or Graphic Design
Please contact the Outreach & Education Manager, Karla Cativo: email@example.com to discuss other skill or abilities that you could share with us!
Race for the Cure®
Race Committee Chairs
Race Volunteer Coordinators
Marketing, Social Media, and Fundraising
Education and Public Outreach
Race Day Opportunities
Pre Race Day Set-up (call for information)
Post Race Day Breakdown
Parking (requires Friday training)
Start/Finish Line Assistants
Course Monitors (requires Friday training)
Sponsors and Hospitality Booth Assistants
Leadership Volunteer Service and Committee Members
Leadership Service Positions: Susan G. Komen of Los Angeles is always looking for volunteers that are willing and able to serve in leadership capacities. Whether that service is participating on a specialized functioning committee, taking the lead on a large scale events, assuming the role of Chairperson of an Auxiliary or considering service on the Board of Directors. Talent, skill sets and passion for the mission are always considered to fufill the needs of the orgnization. There are limited positions on the Board of Directors so pleases let your interest be known to Shahrokh Sheik, Chairman of the Board Development Committee and he will contact you with additional information, SSheik@komenlacounty.org.
Board and Committee Members
Public Policy Committee
Community Profile Committee
Komen Young Professionals
Metastatic Breast Cancer Committee
Worship in Pink Committee
Unidas en Rosa Committee (Latino Initiative)
Worship in Pink Committee (African American Initiative)
Race for the Cure® Committee
Volunteer Committee Chair(s)
Event Recruitment Chair
Volunteer Placement Chair
Orientation and Training Chair