Volunteering in the Columbus Area
|The end of HIV begins with you.
ARC Ohio is dedicated to caring for those living with HIV/AIDS, educating the community about preventing the spread of this disease, and making the fight against ignorance and apathy a health care priority.
You can help. Here is how:
1. View the volunteer opportunities below to find a position that fits with your interests.
or call 614-340-6771 with the following information:
Ø First and last name
Ø Phone number(s) and mailing address where you can be reached
Ø Availability (days, evenings, weekends, flexible, etc)
Ø The position (listed below) in which you are most interested in
A representative of the Volunteer Services Program will be in touch with you to discuss your interests and skills.
4. Complete the following items and return application materials to 4400 North High Street Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43214, Attn: Volunteer Services
Ø Volunteer application (download .pdf here)
Ø Background check *$11 fee applies* (download .pdf here)
5. Attend volunteer training.
Our next volunteer orientation will be held on: Thursday, May 9th – 6-9 pm
If you would like to attend, please RSVP by Thursday, May 2nd
CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Special Events Team Member
Be part of a team of event support, assisting with event planning, coordination, and team leadership roles. This team has fun working fundraisers and promotional events. This work varies and is intermittent. Most opportunities are sporadic and occur on weekends and/or evenings.
Community HIV Outreach
Help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and reduce discrimination against people infected or affected by this disease through community education about risk reduction, current information about HIV and its impact locally as well as globally. You can also help direct people to the many programs and services ARC Ohio provides.
Ohio AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline Operator
Help staff the Ohio AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline, providing information and referral services to callers from every county, connecting them with resources relevant to their concerns, in a professional and confidential setting.
Provide input on and support for Men who have Sex with Men programming including condom distribution to various locales, staffing informational tables at various locales, data collection and entry, taking part in the MSM Popular Opinion Leader (POL) program, serving as a marketing resource regarding ways to better reach MSM with prevention efforts.
Help provide assistance in administrative tasks at ARC Ohio, by staffing the front desk, making copies, preparing large mailings, data entry and organizational tasks.
Provide input and support on website/technology topics at ARC Ohio, including website design and updating of website, graphic design for events, logos and marketing materials.
HIV Test Counselor
Provide HIV testing & behavioral risk-reduction counseling and deliver test results during ARC's walk-in hours, large scale testing community testing events and help enter data from HIV test counseling sessions.
Please see the top of this page for important information about how to become a volunteer with ARC Ohio in Columbus. If you have any questions, please call Columbus Volunteer Services at 614-299-2437 or email
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Thank you again for your interest!
Be part of the solution. Volunteer.
Please note: Volunteer positions posted on this site are subject to change without notice. Volunteer Services will give you the most current information at Volunteer Training.