The goal of Arthritis Introspective is to improve the lives of adults living with arthritis and rheumatic diseases through wellness education, empowerment, and support groups.


At Arthritis Introspective, our volunteers make a difference in the lives of our members. We hope you'll join us in our mission to make a difference in the lives of people living with arthritis.

Whether you serve on a committee or as a volunteer at a local Group or at the National Gathering, for one day or for several years, volunteers make a difference! Your contribution, whether it is time, expertise, goods and services, or money, directly affects our participants right away. Enthusiasm and a desire to help are the only qualifications you need. Volunteering provides opportunities to:

  • make a difference
  • share skills and experience
  • learn new skills
  • teach others
  • gain valuable work experience
  • meet people and make new friends
  • increase your confidence and self-esteem

Current volunteer opportunities available through AI:

Other Committee's with opportunities are:


  • Expand membership through outreach on a national and local level
  • Serve as a local Arthritis Support Network Leader and lead a local Support Group
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate fun and engaging group meetings and social activities and events
  • Promote, market and maintain a group that is a supportive and a safe place to share thoughts, feelings, and experiences

Public Relations and Marketing

  • Assist with content management
  • Establish media contacts at a national and local level
  • Write articles for Arthritis Introspective Thrive newsletter
  • Author blogs for the website


  • Serve on Committees such as the National Gathering Conference Committee or Communications Committee
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Distribute materials for ASN events
  • Help with projects

Please complete the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.

If you are interested in becoming an Arthritis Support Network Leader aka Social Support Group Leader please complete the LEADER APPLICATION