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Komen Colorado has five main areas where we need volunteer support:
Questions or want to learn more? Email us at Volunteer@KomenColorado.org or call 303-744-2088.
How to Apply to be a Volunteer
We use MyVolunteerPage.com powered by Better Impact to post volunteer opportunities and communicate with our volunteers. The application link will direct you to our page in Better Impact.
Once we receive confirmation that you’ve watch the online orientation, Komen Colorado will follow-up within 1 – 2 weeks to discuss next steps based on your interest(s).
Some additional notes:
Are you ready to join the Komen Colorado team? Complete an application today!
If you need assistance completing the application, follow these step-by-step volunteer application instructions to complete the application.
Questions? Email us at Volunteer@KomenColorado.org or call us at 303-744-2088.
At Komen Colorado, we rely on community members to share their passion, skills, and experience in the day-to-day oversight of operations. Volunteer committees guide our work from fundraising to education to finance to ensure we use entrusted community resources in responsible and impactful ways.
Komen Colorado’s Board of Directors provides leadership and direction to the organization in fulfilling its mission and strategic plan, inspiring a shared vision for Komen Colorado and actively nurturing its growth.
Members: Lauren Schwartz (President), Cindy Bolin, Devon Bloom, Roger Brown, Jeff Hovorka, Aubrey Ebbs, Sherri Goldstein, Joby Duncan Koren, Rebecca Ronk Williams, Michelle Search, David Spector, Romita Wadwa, Tamra Ward
The African American Advisory Council is a subcommittee of the Education Committee. The Council advises, organizes and implements outreach in the African American community, including Pink Sunday, an initiative to bring breast health awareness to faith-based communities.
Members: Becky Haddad (Chair), Marilyn Conner, Dianne Landrum Davis, Sherry Delaney, Tracey Drayton, Lilli Fox, Emma Jackson, Gladys Brown Jones, Charlotte McDonald, Mabel Peters, Mella Dee Warren, Jackie Wesley, Irma Wilborn, Belinda Woodall
The Education Committee advises and guides the development and implementation of outreach, engagement, and education activities throughout our service area.
Members: Sally Cogdill (Chair), Becky Haddad, Karen Hodge, Ken Hodge, Mikki Novak, Karen Schottenstein
The Finance Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its financial oversight and responsibilities by monitoring and overseeing all financial matters of the Affiliate in an ethical and professional manner.
Members: Roger Brown (Chair), Jeanette Dern, Aubrey Ebbs, Dustin Hubbard, Dianne Primavera, Lauren Schwartz, Michelle Search, David Spector, Julie Zaveral
The Fund Development Committee’s primary focus is prospecting, cultivating, and stewarding gifts and support from individual donors and corporations.
Members: Rebecca Ronk Williams (Chair), Cindy Bolin, Devon Bloom, Jeff Hovorka, Sherri Goldstein, Joby Duncan Koren, Tamra Ward
The Mission Initiatives Committee is charged with the development and oversight of a comprehensive, strategic plan to activate our mission in the community.
Members: Romita Wadwa (Chair), Peg Ellefson, Kimberly Koch, Valerie Lash, Denise Norton, Jamie Porter
The Pink Tie Committee plans and implements the annual Pink Tie Affair. The committee members work hard to secure auction donations and organize the event logistics.
Members: Cindy Bolin, Michelle Search, Kristin Reinhart
The Public Policy Committee prioritizes and provides direction for the Affiliate’s engagement on state and local policies that affect access to breast health care services. This committee works in conjunction with volunteers from the Komen Colorado South Affiliate located in Colorado Springs.
Members: Peg Ellefson (Chair), Lora Barke, Peg Ellefson, Elyse Gellerman, Marcia Goshorn, Molly Johnson, Laura Mowery, Toni Panetta, Dianne Primavera, Mary Jo Rosazzo, Jerome Schroeder, Peggy Thomas, Nancetta Westcott
The Race for the Cure Committee works closely with Komen Colorado staff to organize, plan and implement our biggest event of the year. From trash collection to survivor village, committee members ensure every aspect of the event is executed seamlessly.
Members: Joanne Bircher, Courtney Bowers, Vicki Fields, Lauren Fuhrman, Trevor Fuhrman, Janet Garduno, AuDrey Garza, Barb Jones, Brian Jones, Randy Kruman, Kathy Lewis, Mikki Novak, Koleen O’Keefe, Paul Opsahl, Tommie Romero, Belen Ryan, Michele Schuemann, Juliet Sweet, Kendra Whittaker, Ann Wilson
Want to take your volunteer experience to the next level? Komen Colorado advisory committees drive the organization forward. Members of each committee provide strategic direction to ensure we use entrusted resources in the most impactful ways. Lend us your expertise and passion to create a world without breast cancer.
Full job descriptions are available by clicking the position title. If interested in applying, please complete the application here. You will be asked to provide a resume or a description of your experience and interest in the open position.
Occasionally, Komen Colorado needs volunteer support for special projects. Some special projects are ongoing while others are for a set amount of time. Some require completion in the Komen Colorado while others can be done on a volunteer’s own time at home.
Please see current special projects in needs of support. For each special project, Komen Colorado will provide all the training, background, and needed materials.
Details: Call former Race for the Cure® team captains to encourage registration for the 2017 Race
Date(s): Thursday, August 10, Tuesday, August 15 and Thursday, August 17 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Komen Colorado office or at your home
Needed skills: A friendly attitude! If calling from home, will need access to a phone and computer with internet.
Additional information: Komen Colorado will provide dinner for those in the office. We will also provide a script and any needed materials.
If you are interested in helping with one of these project(s), please email us at Volunteer@KomenColorado.org with the special project name in the subject line.