Want to make a difference toward breast cancer prevention in Massachusetts? Do you have a few minutes to make a phone call or send an email and/or letter? Become part of our advocacy network and join volunteers across the state working towards breast cancer prevention!
As a volunteer in our action network, you can help with annual special events, support policy initiatives to reduce exposure to known and suspected breast carcinogens, help to direct state and federal resources toward breast cancer prevention research, and more. By offering the variety of volunteer opportunities below, we do our best to match your interests, strengths, and availability. If you have questions, or an idea that is not listed, we would be happy to speak with you. For all of the activities listed below, we can offer talking points, sample letters, fact sheets, brochures, etc.
If any of these opportunities look like a good match for you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Interested Volunteer” and provide:
- Your contact information (full name, address, phone number, and email address)
- Which volunteer opportunities you prefer
- Your availability (times and/or dates)
We will be in touch with you shortly to coordinate your volunteer activities!
We are always looking to new volunteers to help out with the preparation for and running of our events. Some possible activities include:
Contact colleges, health clubs, fitness groups, businesses, and more to help create teams for our two annual summer Against the Tide events in Brewster and Hopkinton, MA
Assist with set-up before the event, work at the registration desk, be our event photographer, assist with event tear-down, and more (inquire about additional opportunities for specific events)
Here are some opportunities for volunteers who wish to exercise their writing abilities to educate the public or push for environmental health legislation.
Compose a letter to the editor for your local newspaper. You can get the word out to your community about the importance of increased attention to environmental causation and prevention of breast cancer, pushing for environmental health legislation, etc. Visit our Be Informed pages for information. You can also visit our Recent News page for current news. Use the knowledge and resources from our website, add it to your passion for breast cancer prevention, and educate the public about these issues!
Write about a current event, research update, or your opinion on environmental causation of breast cancer and true prevention and submit it for consideration of being included in our eNewsletter. Visit our eNewsletter archives for example articles.
Click here to learn more about how you can contact your legislators.