Volunteer Opportunities

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 – Chicago® promise. We will work with your availability.  Every minute you spend helping gives another minute of hope to those affected by breast cancer.

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Current Opportunities:

Komen Ambassadors

Pink Ambassador
Share our mission and increase breast health awareness and knowledge by handing out information and answering questions at health fairs and events, such as Fit for the Cure.

Speaker’s Bureau Ambassador
Breast health education can be life saving. Help make an impact by making presentations to community groups, organizations and corporations. Public speaking and expertise in health related fields preferred. Must attend additional Komen 102 Training.

Mission Initiatives

Peer Grant Reviewer
Be a crucial part of our granting process by reviewing grant applications. Expertise in health, social service or non- profit related fields, or survivors/co-survivors, preferred. Reviews about 6-8 applications. From November— January with at least 2 required trainings.

Survivor Story Teller
For the creative writers! Interview survivors and re-tell their brave stories by writing articles which we will share and celebrate throughout the year through our communications and events. 

Event Planning

Race for the Cure Committee
Help us plan our largest event of the year! Thousands of runners and walkers lace up at Montrose Harbor each Mother’s Day to get us one step closer to a world without breast cancer.

Gala Committee
Be part of planning our signature event in October! This formal event raises vital funds to even the playing field for those women in our community who do not have the resources and access to optimal treatment.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Committee
Each spring, Komen Chicago hosts a 2 day conference centered on Metastatic Breast Cancer. Get involved with this unique educational event in downtown Chicago.

Special Events – Event Preparations
Putting on a successful event requires hours of preparation and manpower. Assist with activities like mailing, stuffing gift bags, set-up, packing etc.

Key to Life Program

Volunteers needed to make keychains, to be later used as an educational tool. 


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If you have questions or are interested in volunteering please contact:
volunteer@komenchicago.org or (773) 444-0061 ext. 1003.