National Vitiligo Foundation, Inc.

Thank you for your interest in helping the National Vitiligo Foundation fulfill its mission to raise awareness.  Our volunteers are very important to us as they help keep this organization going and growing. We welcome all volunteers and are most immediate needs are listed below. If you see an opportunity that you would be interested in or simply like to help, please  complete the NVFI Volunteer Application.pdf form and send it to us at:

Volunteer Opportunities


Physician Directory Specialist

Time commitment: Varies, but all calls must be made M-F 9a-5p

Job description:  This opportunity helps to fund the organization and grows our database to better serve our members.  In this position you will be asked to call doctors nationwide to ask them if they would like to be included in our physician directory.  Our website is currently in the process of being revamped and updating our physician directory and including new features will benefit everyone.  You will be given 20 contacts at a time to call at your leisure.  Notes must be kept on all calls to report back to the volunteer coordinator.  This job would be perfect for stay at home parents, college students, retired people or people with a flexible work schedule.

Location: Nationwide




Time commitment: Varies, but currently we receive 3 phone calls or emails per week.

Skills required:  Knowledge of English plus Spanish, Russian, French, various India languages or others, bonus if you know medical terms for each language

Job description:  This opportunity helps us to better understand our members who do not speak English very well.  Our translators would be in charge of translating e-mails, receiving phone calls, translating some of our brochures and other tasks as they come. 

Location: Nationwide



Grant Writers

Time commitment: Varies, apply to as many or as few grants as you can handle

Job description: As a grant writer you will receive grant applications from which you can choose to apply to.  This position has the opportunity to supplement your income if you can manage the grant as well.

Location: Nationwide


Administrative Support

Time commitment: 8 – 10 hours per week

Job description: This position would require you to answer phones and handle light office work.  This position would be perfect for students.  Gain valuable experience, quiet place to study or do other work and get a reference for jobs. Knowing other languages a  plus

Location: Cincinnati


Ask the Specialist (Dermatologists, Physhologists and MDs) 

Time commitment: Varies

Job Description:  This position will help us provide the most accurate answers to the questions we receive.  Dermatologists and MDs will help staff our ask the expert corner.  Currently we receive 3-5 questions per week that require an expert to provide the most accurate information. Psychologists will be needed to provide emotional support to our members and the number of requests can vary widely, so please let us know your availability.  Though not required, with all experts we are in dire need for people that can speak more than one language so please let us know of all languages you speak.

Location: Nationwide

Don't worry if you don't see anything that appeals to you, we are always adding new opportunities.  



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