Volunteer with the ABTA

Volunteers are the heart of our mission and we could not exist without their time, energy and commitment. They play a vital role in supporting ABTA programs and research initiatives across the country that serve and empower the brain tumor community.

Interested in volunteering with the ABTA? Email Sherrie Izban, Manager, ABTA Volunteer Network.

Volunteer Opportunities

The ABTA strives to provide volunteers with opportunities that are meaningful, engaging and aligned with our mission. Explore different ways you can help based on your interests and availability: 

  • BT5K Committee Member: Join a committee of local volunteers who help plan our largest fundraising event.
  • Outreach Volunteer: Raise awareness about ABTA programs, services, and resources by representing the ABTA at local conferences and events.
  • Skill-Based Volunteer: Support ABTA special projects with your skills, such as videography, photography, and graphic design.
  • Volunteer Event Organizer: Organize your own fundraising event, such as a community 5k, a benefit concert, or a motorcycle ride while supporting patient programs and research.

Volunteer Application

Learn how you can get involved and make a difference in the brain tumor community.

Juliana Schafer Spirit of Hope Award

Congrats to our 2023 recipient, Sally Walker!

The Juliana Schafer Spirit of Hope Award is designed to recognize and honor an individual who has generously donated their time and talents to advance the ABTA mission through their volunteer efforts.

Click below to learn more about the Spirit of Hope Award.

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the organization. Because of you, we've achieved amazing things.

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the organization. Because of you, we've achieved amazing things.

Meet Our Volunteer Led Advisory Council (VLAC)

Our VLAC consists of active volunteers who demonstrate a continuous support and passion for our mission through their leadership, fundraising, and outreach.

From fostering community partnerships to encouraging volunteer participation and recruitment, our VLAC is the backbone of the ABTA Volunteer Network. 

Meet our current members: