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OUR MISSION

"The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives."

 

EPILEPSY AWARENESS AMBASSADOR

Epilepsy Ambassador

Epilepsy Awareness Ambassadors are passionate and dedicated volunteers tasked with growing epilepsy awareness across their community. Ambassadors will engage in a month long activity that promotes the Epilepsy Foundation’s mission to both people living with epilepsy and the general public. The Ambassador can “choose your own adventure” allowing them to incorporate epilepsy awareness into their daily life and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Become Seizure First Aid Certified
  • Spread awareness in your community
  • Understand/share Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois resources and information
  • Engage in a month long awareness-centered activity to including educating the community through social media/participation and promotion of EFGSI programs and resources

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about spreading awareness
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Reliable
  • Self-driven
  • Experience using social media platforms a plus
  • Knowledge of epilepsy and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois

Time commitment will vary by volunteer based on availability.

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Opportunity to learn more about epilepsy
  • Ability to connect with and build community Awareness
  • Be part of a team of fellow awareness-minded individuals
  • Educate family, friends, and community members about epilepsy
  • Increase awareness about the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois and epilepsy among the general public and people living with epilepsy and their families

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

If you are interested in becoming an Epilepsy Awareness Ambassador, please contact Elizabeth Daniels at (618) 236-2181 ext. 109 or Diane Suszko at (618) 236-2181 ext. 116.