Join a Junior Council to support the advocacy, program and fundraising priorities of Shatterproof.
Shatterproof Junior Councils (SJCs) support the mission of the organization through efforts to shatter stigma, raise awareness of addiction as a disease, and raise funds to support programs. Shatterproof Junior Councils are regional cohorts of young professionals between the ages of 23-41.
SJC members share persuasive stories that support the advocacy and program priorities of Shatterproof. SJCs exist in strategic markets and dedicate time, talent and treasure in support of the Shatterproof mission.
I got involved with Shatterproof because I was working 80-hour weeks at my job and kept asking myself – “Is this it?” I felt like something was missing in my life, and I wanted to both enrich my life outside of work and give back to a cause that had touched me so personally. I also felt really alone before this - I didn’t have friends whose families had been touched by addiction, and getting to meet with over 50 young adults who all had this shared interest made me feel a sense of connection and community that I never had before. I have gotten an incredible network of friends and colleagues, opportunities to feel empowered, access to resources and information, and relationships with the amazing Shatterproof staff.
They take on special projects to shatter stigma, connect people to an innovative treatment-finder, engage in fundraising and awareness events, introduce Shatterproof to their networks, and they educate others about the disease of addiction.