Kesem Volunteer Opportunities

Kesem’s mission of supporting children through and beyond a parent’s cancer could not be realized without the time, energy, and dedication of our incredible nationwide volunteer network. From providing strategic planning support to delivering hands-on programming facilitation, read below for an overview of our current volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer to help us better serve our nationwide community.

Join other community members to inform and support emerging organizational strategies, objectives, and programs.

National Parent Committee

National Parent Committee

Position Description

Provide input and support to help Kesem execute strategic organizational objectives.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem parents or guardians

Volunteer Timeline:

1-year term; September - August

Volunteer Commitment:

4 meetings annually

National Student Panel

National Student Panel

Position Description

Provide input and support to help improve chapter outcomes across the organization.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem Chapter Co-Directors

Volunteer Timeline:

1-year term; September - May

Volunteer Commitment:

1 meeting monthly

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Panel

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Panel

Position Description

Provide input and support to help advance Kesem’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem student leaders, alumni, parents & guardians

Volunteer Timeline:

1-year term; September - August

Volunteer Commitment:

4 meetings annually

Alumni Leadership Board

Alumni Leadership Board

Position Description

Serve as a leader and advocate for Kesem’s growing alumni community by supporting Kesem’s strategic organizational objectives related to alumni fundraising, program development, and community engagement.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem alumni; 2 years post-graduate

Volunteer Timeline:

2-year term; January - December

Volunteer Commitment:

4 meetings (and ALB retreat annually)

Volunteer to help us reach more families impacted by cancer with
high-quality programs and services.

From helping process camper applications to creating fundraising campaigns to providing hands-on support at regional fundraising galas, join us to expand organizational reach and impact.

Camper Follow-Up & Intake Volunteer

Camper Follow-Up & Intake Volunteer

Position Description

Work directly with Kesem team members to improve experiences and outcomes for camper families through the review and processing of camper applications and the development of individualized accommodation plans.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem student leaders and alumni

Volunteer Timeline:

November - August

Volunteer Commitment:

2-4 hours/weekly

Kesem Event Volunteer

Kesem Event Volunteer

Position Description

Provide hands-on donor stewardship and logistic support to the Kesem team at regional fundraising galas.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem student leaders and alumni

Volunteer Timeline:

October, February, March

Volunteer Commitment:

5-8 hours onsite day-of event

Team Kesem

Team Kesem

Position Description

Join fellow Kesem supporters to participate in fitness events benefiting Kesem.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

All Kesem supporters

Volunteer Timeline:

Dependent on participation

Volunteer Commitment:

Dependent on participation

Volunteer to support a local Kesem chapter.

Provide strategic support to Kesem chapters in areas like fundraising, recruitment, programming, and more.

Kesem Chapter Advisory Board

Kesem Chapter Advisory Board

Position Description

Provide input and direct support to help Kesem student leaders develop and execute their chapter-level strategic objectives.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem alumni, camper parents or guardians, and supporters

Volunteer Timeline:

2-year term; October - August

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Volunteer Commitment:

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4 meetings annually

Camp Advisor

Camp Advisor

Position Description

Provide direct support to Kesem student leaders and ensure the safety of all Camp Kesem program participants while onsite.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem student leaders and alumni

Volunteer Timeline:

More details coming soon!

Volunteer Commitment:

More details coming soon!

Kesem Alumni Ambassador

Kesem Alumni Ambassador

Position Description

Provide direct support to local Kesem chapters, and help foster community connection and alumni engagement regionally.

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Application link coming soon!
Open To:

Kesem alumni

Volunteer Timeline:

More details coming soon!

Volunteer Commitment:

More details coming soon!

Please reach out to support@kesem.org with any questions or needs related to volunteering with Kesem. This page will be continuously updated with open volunteer positions and more information. Thank you for helping us reach more of the 5 million children impacted by a parent’s cancer nationwide.
Camp Kesem has given me a family of people who are always there for me and understand what my situation is like. Camp Kesem has truly been one of the most incredible experiences of my entire life."
—kesem camper