Sharon Alexander

Sharon Alexander is an IETF Ambassador. She helps new volunteers in California get their groups up and running.

Thank you for your desire to help those in your community who are affected by essential tremor!

Please read through the position descriptions below to find out which volunteer opportunity best fits your lifestyle. Complete and submit your application to be listed as a support group* leader volunteer. Please contact the IETF by email or call (toll free) at 888.387.3667, if you have any questions or need further information.



Support Group Leader
Support Group leaders are self-motivated and passionate individuals who serve the needs of their community though offering a place where all those affected by essential tremor can gather to learn more about living with ET. Starting a group can be intimidating, that is why we have a complete training guide to help you every step of the way.

Position Description  Support Group Leader Training Guide  Application


If you are a current IETF Support Group Leader volunteer, here is your page with all the links you need to schedule your meetings, request educational information and learn what’s new. This section is password protected.
SGL Only






Community Partner
Community Partners are individuals who are employed by a hospital or health care provider and manage or oversee a variety of support groups. Community Partners in each community work to increase awareness about ET within each community and to provide a local contact for support and educational information.

Position Description  Application

General Office Assistant
(International headquarters in Lenexa, Kansas only)
With support groups all over the world, numerous educational events around the U.S. and a constant flow of patient and doctor information out our doors, we need volunteers! Whether you prefer working on mailings, making calls to members or other volunteers, or just helping out on a project-by-project basis, we need you!

Position Description  Application


“Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

* Support groups are not intended to provide medical advice or be a substitute for qualified medical care. The International Essential Tremor Foundation does not assume any liability resulting from participation in a support group. The opinions held by the support group leaders, attendees or presenters are not necessarily those of the IETF.