Volunteers are at the core of everything we do at the National Psoriasis Foundation. By contributing your time and talents, you are helping to improve the lives of the 8 million individuals affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and move us closer to a cure!
There are several ways to volunteer, and we welcome individuals living with psoriatic disease, care partners, families, and those who care about our mission.
Ways to get involved
Don’t have the time to commit to a long-term volunteer role? No problem! You can still make a big difference and help move our mission forward.
Become a member of Talk Psoriasis and support others with psoriatic disease by replying to posts and sharing your own experiences.
Advocate for change
There are many quick ways you can influence decisions that influence access to care and funding for research at a local and national level. Learn more about contacting your elected representatives, signing up for action alerts, and supporting NPF efforts.
Take part in a Team NPF event
Local events that include Walks, Runs, Cycles, Pstamp Out and other endurance activities help raise money to fund research and encourage community support. Attend and event or contact your local Community Development Manager to express your interest in helping out at a single event.
For even more ways to make a quick contribution with your time, click here.
Dedicated volunteer roles
Looking for a way to be more involved with NPF long-term? Read through our available volunteer positions below to find a match to your interests and then fill out a volunteer application.
Become a Community Division member
Community divisions are comprised of dedicated volunteers who are interested in leadership opportunities to expand our mission throughout their region. Volunteers are needed in the areas of advocacy, education and outreach, development task team, special events, media and more.
Become a One to One mentor
Help people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis cope with their condition by sharing what you have learned. Provide emotional support, practical advice and direct others to access to care resources. Help people living with psoriatic diseases develop goals for a healthier lifestyle. This position is open to volunteers that have been involved with NPF for at least 6 months and subject to program availability.
Become a Research Ambassador
Research Ambassadors are research-savvy patient volunteers from all around the country who engage with psoriatic disease researchers in their community. Help us elevate the interests of people living with psoriatic disease by serving as a liaison between researchers, NPF and our community at large. Recruitment is limited to specific geographic regions at this time, please click here for more information.
Become a social media volunteer
Are you social media savvy? Do you enjoy going live on Facebook, creating Instagram stories, or engaging with others on Twitter? If so, apply to become a NPF social media volunteer and help extend the reach of NPF’s programs and services through your social channels.
Become a Student Ambassador
Apply to be a Student Ambassador and represent the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) at your school. This special subset of our Community Ambassador program targets college and university students.
Join one of our Advocacy Action Networks
These networks are composed of patients trained in our policy priorities and kept up-to-date on all of our state activities through monthly conference calls and occasional emails. The Advocacy Action Networks are designed to both regularly support and raise awareness of our advocacy efforts.
Share your story
You can provide hope for others. Share how you are conquering psoriatic disease in several ways: Through our Advance magazine and e-newsletters and the local and national media as an NPF patient spokesperson.
Take the first step toward becoming more involved by filling out a volunteer interest form. One of our team members will contact you after receiving your completed form to schedule a time to talk over the phone to get to know you and answer any questions you may have.