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Detection

Central Ohio Diabetes Association works throughout the year to find individuals with undetected diabetes. From businesses to senior citizen's communities, Central Ohio Diabetes Association tries to screen people of all ages and all walks of life. For this program we need volunteers who are familiar with or wish to learn diabetes blood testing. Our screenings are ongoing throughout the year--mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends, so there is a time which suits everyone's schedule. If you would like to help with the detection program, but do not wish to give the blood test, we need people to assist with information forms and to pass out literature.

Mailings and Office Work

Thousands of pieces of mail leave the Central Ohio Diabetes Association office each year to keep people in Central Ohio informed of Central Ohio Diabetes Association's programs and services. How do we handle that tremendous volume so efficiently? Well, we couldn't do it without people like you. Volunteers help us stuff envelopes and label our mailings, so that people with diabetes will be up-to-date on all that's happening at Central Ohio Diabetes Association and in the diabetes field.

In addition to mailings, Central Ohio Diabetes Association needs volunteers to help with office work such as answering phones, copying, word processing and other clerical tasks.

Special Events

What do the UnitedHealthcare Swim for Diabetes, Celebrities For Diabetes, and the Len Immke Memorial Swing For Diabetes fund raisers have in common? They all depend on people like you to make them a success. These programs allow volunteers to have a fun and exciting time while helping Central Ohio Diabetes Association raise money, which is crucial for the agency's numerous programs and services to exist. There is so much to be done behind the scenes and during the event we can find an exciting place and part for everyone who wants to get involved.

Youth/Camp

There is nothing more rewarding than spending a day, a weekend or a week working with the Central Ohio Diabetes Association youth program. These children and teens with diabetes have a great time while learning self-management. Central Ohio Diabetes Association sponsors two day camps and a three-week residential camp. That's not to mention other fun special events such as an Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween and Holiday parties. Central Ohio Diabetes Association's Youth Director is always looking for adult leaders and counselors to assist with the youth programs.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association Volunteer Application

Join in the fun! Volunteering for Central Ohio Diabetes Association provides something for everyone. It's new friends, exciting experiences and good times. But most importantly, volunteering helps others in Central Ohio with diabetes. 

For more information on getting involved with Central Ohio Diabetes Association's programs, call the Central Ohio Diabetes Association office at 614-884-4400 or 1-800-422-7946 or fill out the volunteer form and e-mail it in today.


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