How You Can Help

VOLUNTEER

The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona depends on the support of volunteers to ensure quality services are provided to our community. Whether you can give an hour every three months or an hour a day, we have a job that fits in your schedule.

Join us  as a volunteer in service on a committee with the Brain Injury Alliance.

See our opportunities below:

COMMITTEES

Addiction & Brain Injury Arizona Workgroup

This workgroup takes a much needed and unique look at the relationship between brain injury and addiction, with a focus on supportive resources and modified programming.

Meets March 6, June 5, Sept 4, & Dec 4, 2020, from 2:00-4:30 p.m. throughout the state


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Advisory Council
CHAIR: P. David Adelson, MD


The Advisory Council works in tandem with and under the auspices of the Board of Directors to open doors, expand the BIAAZ’s outreach, and de-stigmatize brain injury.

Meeting details shared with members


Email: info@biaaz.org

Arizona TBI Services Advisory Board
COMING IN 2020


This statewide board is made up of professionals, survivors, and community members, and takes a comprehensive look at TBI services with a person-centered approach.


Email: info@biaaz.org

Brain Health Gala 2020

Members of this committee plan and prepare for this signature BIAAZ fundraising event that will support outreach and services statewide in 2021.

Meeting details shared with members


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Brain Health Gala 2020: Silent Auction Committee

Members work with merchants and service providers in the Valley to facilitate donations and arrange promotional opportunities for the Brain Health Gala, a signature BIAAZ fundraising event that will support outreach and services statewide in 2021.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Brain Health Symposium Planning Committee

This committee supports the planning and marketing for the December 1, 2020 conference for allied health professionals.

Meeting details shared with members


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Butters Pet Care Fund Committee

CHAIR: Allison Marshall


The Butters Fund is a one-of-a kind programs that supports survivors of all types of brain injury in maintaining their pets and service animals through financial challenges. The committee helps raise and direct funds to support the owner and their animal’s health and well-being.

Meets via Zoom the last Monday of the month from 9:00-10:00 a.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Camp Can Do Committee

Camp Can Do is a four-day camp for survivors of brain injury. The camp relies on physical therapy and occupational therapy students and professionals to staff the camp. Other professionals, caregivers, and survivors are welcome to assist with scholarship fundraising for campers and volunteers.

Meets March – July


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Chrissy's Closet - Medical Supply Committee

CHAIR: Kathy VanDerworp


This Committee works to sustain and promote Chrissy’s Closet, a durable medical supply loan closet named after Chrissy Gonzales, who fought valiantly against a pediatric brain tumor.

Meets quarterly at Chrissy’s Closet in Phoenix


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Dream It Forward!
COMING IN 2020


This committee oversees financial awards for the following programs:

  • Scholarships for students impacted by brain injury towards college, trade school, or after school programs.
  • $300 Certified Brain Injury Specialist Credential scholarships for Arizona professionals.
  • Instructor stipends for Brain Injury University and Living Life Fully.

Email: info@biaaz.org

Education Committee

Join us as we plan the Brain Injury Survivor & Caregiver Expo, Brain Injury University, and Living Life Fully after Brain Injury series.

Meets via Zoom the last Friday of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Public Policy Committee

The end goal of this committee is to work with state, local, and federal officials to educate them about the guts, grit, and support it takes to live well after brain injury.

Meets via Zoom the last Friday of the month from 4:00-5:00 p.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Re:Start! Resale Store Committee

Re:Start! is the BIAAZ’s resale shop where survivors of brain injury learn needed skills to ready themselves for volunteer work and new careers.

Meets quarterly at the Re:Start! Store in Phoenix


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Run, Walk, & Roll Committee

CO-CHAIRS
Jim Ledgewood,
Swaback & Associates

Angela Womack,
Caliente Construction


This committee will plan and prepare to make the Run, Walk, and Roll fundraiser on March 22, 2020 at Kiwanis Park a fun, safe, and successful event.

January – March, on Fridays from 4:30-6:00 p.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Services for Vulnerable Populations Committee

CO-CHAIRS

Jay Mankey
Childers & Coventry

Shanna Mays
Arizona Complete Health


This committee is set to strengthen and expand services for justice-involved youth, children in foster care, those experiencing homelessness, survivors of family violence, and survivors of human trafficking.

Meets via Zoom the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:00 p.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

State Opioid Response & Cognitive Impairment Services Implementation Committee

CO-CHAIRS

Dr. Jessie Brown
Dr. Ileana Ratiu


This committee works to ensure effective communication and optimal program spending for Opioid Use Disorder grant funding.

Meeting details shared with members


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Strategic Planning Committee

This committee plans and oversees the implementation of the 2020-2023 Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona Strategic Plan.

Meeting details shared with members


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Email: info@biaaz.org

The Noggin | e-Zine Committee

CHAIR
Brittany Sweeney-Lawson


This committee looks at article submissions and advertising opportunities for the beloved quarterly e-Zine, The Noggin.

Meets the last Monday of the month from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Tucson Concussion Run

This committee is responsible for putting on the October 17, 2020 Concussion Run at Rillito Park in Tucson. The primary goal is to bring attention to the seriousness and prevalence of “mild” traumatic brain injury.

Committee meets June – September in Tucson


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Utility Assistance Fund

Those impacted by brain injury may find themselves facing hardship when their hours at work are reduced or they lose their jobs. This committee helps survivors of brain injury living independently to keep the lights on and the water running during times of financial crisis.

Meets via Zoom the last Monday of the month from 8:00-9:00 a.m.


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Veterans & Brain Injury Services Statewide Workgroup

This committee harnesses the power of veterans serving veterans, and strives to engage in current services, as well as identify growth opportunities to assist active duty service members, veterans, and military families in living well after brain injury.

Meets Feb 7, May 1, Aug 7, & Nov 6, 2020, from 9:30 a.m.-noon in Phoenix


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Email: info@biaaz.org

Individual Volunteer Application

Please complete the form below and press the submit button to volunteer your services for our organization. Thank you in advance for your time. It takes volunteers like you to make Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona successful in enhancing the quality of life for people with brain injuries and their families, and working to prevent brain injuries.


 

 

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