VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF OUR MISSION
And everyone they impact is feeling the love.
We’re always feeling the love for the special people who volunteer for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) – for they truly are the heart and soul of our organization.
Whether they are handing out lanterns or booklets, hiking, biking or climbing for donations, comforting, or advocating for patients, our volunteers are always moving our mission forward. Every hour donated; every effort made on behalf of LLS represents thousands of selfless acts of love. We couldn’t be more thankful for their impact and we hope our volunteers past and present feel the love from us all year long.
LLS was one of the organizations that supported me throughout my cancer journey… Volunteering with LLS is rewarding, as I get to help other families going through cancer as I did.
WITH YOUR HELP…
Patients can access cutting-edge treatments; caregivers are receiving the support they need to take care of themselves and their loved ones; and families know they are not alone as they face the most challenging moments of their lives. You give them the compassion and the hope they need.
Our local LLS Student of the Year, raised over $100,000 in Kyle’s name... I showed up at every fundraiser… We had to give back. Kyle wanted to inspire others.
FIND NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Whether you are a current volunteer looking for new opportunities, a former volunteer wanting to return to lend your time and efforts, or brand new to LLS volunteering, we can help you find the most meaningful opportunity for you. You can explore a wide variety of ways to get involved below. And you can find out even more on Volunteer LLS, your resource for volunteering at LLS.
Each day, volunteers across the country carry out our mission in extraordinary ways. LLS volunteers provide direct support to patients, caregivers, and families when it’s needed most and so much more. Find out more about volunteer opportunities.
We offer many ways to raise awareness and funds for our mission, from local community and youth programs to athletic and competitive fundraising campaigns. Get involved in our campaigns by leading teams, participating in committees, supporting our virtual events, and more.
LEADERSHIP & COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS
Dedicate your time and talent in your local community or with our national team. Build capacity in all areas of the organization, or become an LLS volunteer leader by serving at the highest levels and being a champion in your community. Discover local opportunities or leadership roles.
To honor both active and retired employees who give their time and service to causes important to them, many organizations will award volunteer grants in their name by making donations to non-profits. See if your company has a volunteer grant program.
LLS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS
LLS’s Internship Program prepares college students taking their first steps into the workforce, while creating a pipeline of motivated volunteers to support our mission. LLS interns raise funds, plan events, advocate for patients, and more. Explore volunteer internship opportunities.
BECOME AN ADVOCATE
Our Office of Public Policy (OPP) works tirelessly to accelerate the development of new cancer treatments and break down barriers to care. Want to make an immediate impact? Join the LLS Mobile Action Network to raise your voice for patients.
GIVING BACK, PAYING IT FORWARD
Volunteering with LLS has provided me with a community that has led me to have powerful conversations with others… what I find most rewarding is how my work inspires others.
I enjoy volunteering with this organization… I hope to contribute towards making a change in the lives of others. It’s an amazing opportunity to meet new people and gain new experiences, knowledge, and skills!
RECEIVE NATIONAL RECOGNITION
LLS is proud to be an official Certifying Organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). This award honors volunteers whose exceptional service impacts communities positively across the U.S. and inspires others to act. No matter how you choose to share your time and talents with LLS, you're making an incredible impact for patients, families, and your community. By tracking your volunteer hours with LLS and meeting eligibility requirements, you can be nominated for this exciting national achievement. Speak with your volunteer manager or visit the PVSA website to learn more.
VOLUNTEER NUMBERS THAT COUNT!