Volunteer

Thank 
you 
for your 
interest 
in 
volunteering
 with 
the 
Epilepsy 
Foundation 
of 
Hawaiʻi. Your help 
and 
support 
is 
greatly 
needed
 and 
appreciated. There 
are 
a
 variety
 of 
ways
 you 
can get 
involved, from 
volunteering 
at 
special 
events 
to 
community
 outreach
 to 
office support. Please
 find
 below
 the 
different
 volunteer 
opportunities
 and
 the 
process 
on
 how 
to 
become 
a 
volunteer.

1043971_535986156450511_1942748993_nCommunity 
Outreach
 –
 Help 
get 
the
 word 
out 
in 
your 
community! 

Volunteers 
are
 needed 
to 
distribute 
materials 
about 
our
 programs
 and
 services
 to
 schools, hospitals, doctors’ 
offices,
 local
 stores
 and 
other 
community 
centers. 

In 
addition,
 volunteers
 will 
help
 staff
 community 
outreach
 events
 by passing 
out epilepsy 

information,
 informing 
event 
attendees 
about 
the
 organization 
and 
answering 

questions.

Office
 Support 
– 
Office 
volunteers 
help 
with 
a 
variety 
of 

office
 tasks
 including: answering 
the phone, 
greeting
 visitors, 
data 
entry,
 managing 
media 
database/press, mailings and general office administration.

Special
 Events
 –
 Volunteers 
assist 
with
 the
 organization’s 
annual 
Sharon’s Ride for Epilepsy 
and
 Freedom Run. 

Duties 
may 
include:
 registering 
participants, 
securing 
sponsors 
& in-kind
 donations, 
assisting
 with 
setup/breakdown,
 cheering on runners/bikers and
 helping 
with
 event
 logistics.

Volunteers from UH-Manoa's Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) cheer on runners at the Freedom Run.

Volunteers from UH-Manoa’s Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) cheer on runners at the Freedom Run.

I
 am 
interested
 in
 volunteering, 
what 
are 
the
 next
 steps?

  1. To 
get 
started,
 we
 need
 to
 know
 a
 little
 more
 about 
you 
and
 your 
interests. 

All
 volunteers
 are 
asked 
to 
fill 
out 
a 
Volunteer 
Application.
  2. After 
completing 
the
 form,
 please
 mail
 to 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 2550 Honolulu, HI 96814 or
 fax
 to
 (866) 846-8078.
  3. After 
submitting
 the 
application,
 a 
member
 from
 our
 team
 will 
be 
in
 contact
 with 
you
 to 
discuss
 next
 steps 
and
 upcoming
 opportunities. 

All
 volunteers
 will be
 required
 to 
attend 
an 
orientation
 and 
additional
 training
 may
 be
 required
 depending
 on 
the
 area 
of 
focus.