Are you looking for a networking opportunity? A resume builder? Or personal satisfaction? Volunteer with the American Diabetes Association and you can have them all! The American Diabetes Association has everything from one day volunteer opportunities to participation on an event planning committee.  Check out our current volunteer opportunities below.

The American Diabetes Association’s Gala Committee is looking for volunteers to participate on our planning committee. Join us for a no strings attached Happy Hour to learn more about how you can help! Rojo Mexican Grill, St. Louis Park, August 2, 5pm-7pm. Click here to view more information on this committee/happy hour.  The Gala will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.  Questions? Contact Molly Duerr at

Volunteer with the American Diabetes Association at the “Great Minnesota Get Together”! Various shifts are available to volunteer at our State Fair Booth located in the Education Building. Help us promote the ADA’s events and programs, while distributing diabetes information.  All volunteers receive an entrance ticket to get into the fair.  Click here for more information.  To sign up for a shift contact Barb Harris at 763-593-5333 ext. 6780.

The annual Diabetes EXPO which will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  The EXPO is free for participants to attend and includes health screenings, cooking demonstrations, product and service exhibitors, as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention.  Participants get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes while learning how to live healthy, be active, and change the future of diabetes.  Click here for more information.  If you’re interested in volunteering, please visit to complete a Volunteer Interest Form. Once the form is completed you will receive a confirmation e-mail approximately 4 weeks prior to the event confirming your time slot and assignment.  If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Carol Holten by email at: or call 1-888-DIABETES (342-2383) or 763-593-5333 ext. 6593.

Volunteer with STEP OUT WALK to STOP DIABETES:  The Annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes is coming up on Saturday, October 27th on the beautiful General Mills Campus.  We are looking for fun, energetic volunteers to help in various areas from event set up, to registration, and cheering on the participants that morning.  It's an incredibly fun morning, and we need someone just like you to contribute to this event.  And if you would like to join in the walk, you can do that as well!  Click here to sign up for your volunteer opportunity and do your part to help stop diabetes!  Questions?  Contact one of volunteer coordinators: Katie Fahnel at or Pam Koerner at  We have a fun crew and would love you to be part of it!

Volunteer with Tour de Cure and Change the Pace of Diabetes!  The ADA’s signature cycling event seeks volunteers to help in the following areas:
Rochester Ride Planning Committee (November-May)
Twin Cities Ride Planning Committee (November-June)
Rochester Day of Event Volunteers (May 18, 2013)
Twin Cities Day of Event Volunteers (June 1, 2013)
**We especially need NON-RIDING volunteers.  You don’t need to be an athlete or know anything about bicycles to contribute; we just need dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers who are excited to stop diabetes.  Our committee and ridership are some of the most fun and passionate people you will meet; come join our Tour de Cure family!  For details, contact Janeece Oatman:

American Diabetes Association
Minnesota Area Office
5100 Gamble Drive, Suite 394
St. Louis Park, MN 55416


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