Volunteer with VisionServe Alliance
We need you!
Volunteer to make a difference in the lives of people facing blindness and vision loss. Volunteering your time is a generous way to help us achieve our mission.
The Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC) needs Even more talented leaders and volunteers to advance our life-changing work.
You can help advance our life-changing work. It’s an ideal opportunity to volunteer or nominate someone from your team to volunteer as an essential professional development and visibility opportunity. The Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC) offers enriching opportunities to collaborate with people from across the US and Canada who share your commitment and passion.
Join one of these AVLNC Committees
Access To Quality Services Committee
This committee addresses the need to include aging and vision loss in degree programs for those entering the fields of gerontology, occupational therapy, and other related training programs in fields that serve older people. It also addresses the need to recruit individuals to the aging and vision loss field as more senior professionals depart, widening the gap in available trained personnel.
Data and Research Committee
Advocating for the inclusion of aging and vision loss in degree programs for those entering the fields of gerontology, occupational therapy, and other related areas that serve older people. This committee also addresses the need to recruit newcomers to the aging and vision loss field.
Policy and Funding Committee
Launched the ground-breaking Big Data Project industry reports identifying vision impairment and its factors at the state and county levels. Learn more and download a free National Report and published state reports. Added state reports will be published, with the goal of all providing these reports in 50 states. Data and Research’s Article and Data Repository identifies and shares pertinent research articles and quarterly webinars.
Public Awareness Committee
This Public Awareness Committee aims to reframe how Americans view vision loss by raising national awareness of the issues affecting adults with vision loss while also connecting those affected with vision rehabilitation and other services. In addition to increasing national awareness and facilitating strategic marketing alliances, this committee generates media articles, issues press releases, and disseminates key AVLNC initiatives, including the Big Data Project.
Join a VisionServe Alliance Committee
Charged with identifying and cultivating best practices and resources for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and cultural competency throughout the vision loss field.
Public Policy Committee
Advances VSA’s advocacy efforts in cooperation with members, other vision, allied health, education, and industry professionals and organizations to provide enhanced access for people with blindness and low vision.
Annually reviews membership levels, dues, and benefits for Board recommendations and creates programs, services, recruitment strategies, and practices.
Assists VSA staff in planning and producing successful and engaging conferences and events that are informative, relevant, and beneficial for all attendees.
Please contact Helen Chapman to join one of these committees.
VisionServe Alliance Needs Additional Volunteers in Key Areas
Please contact Helen Chapman to volunteer to provide support in the areas of conference & event planning, marketing, development, administrative work, and more.