“People who do volunteer work are much less likely to suffer . The close interpersonal relationships and community involvement that occur with service are tailor-made to enhance the healing process.”
-The Healing Power of Service by Edward V. Brown

Volunteer for Usara

At USARA, our volunteers are the foundation of our programs and day to day operations. Since our services are primarily developed and run by volunteers whose lives have been touched by substance use disorders in one way or another, volunteers are vital to our success and mission. USARA volunteers are primarily interested in giving back, enhancing their life skills and connecting with members of the recovery community.

Why Volunteer with USARA?

  • Work off community service hours in a healthy, supportive environment;
  • Help others in recovery;
  • Become empowered in your own recovery;
  • Participate in fun events such as Recovery Day and Rally for Recovery;
  • Help create and facilitate new ideas for recovery activities;
  • Become a leader in the recovery community;
  • Volunteer side by side with your peers;
  • Gain valuable customer service and office skills;
  • Enhance your resume.



  • Peer Mentoring
  • General Office Support
  • Event Planning & Participation
  • IT and Web Support
  • Advocacy
  • Public Speaking
  • Research/Resources
  • Expungement/Pardons
  • USARA Ambassador
  • Newsletter Committee
  • ATR Support
  • Support Groups
  • Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
  • Greetings/Customer Service


If you’re interested in volunteering the best way to apply is by sending us an email with the following details: your volunteer interests, what days/times you are available to volunteer and how often. Please leave your phone number and why you are interested in volunteering at USARA.  Email us at info@myusara.com.    We can’t wait to hear from you!