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Thank you for your interest in volunteering. Every volunteer contributes to our ability to serve the community. We understand that your volunteer time is a valuable gift. We want to work with you to ensure that your volunteer work is rewarding to you and fits your interests and schedule. View our current volunteer opportunities.
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Listed below are our most common positions.
Provide assistance at community workshops, seminars, & trainings related to Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving issues on an as-needed basis. Duties could include registration, room set-up, organizing hand-outs, etc. Become part of our Speakers Bureau. Public Speaking skills and working knowledge of dementia and related issues preferred. Staff Health Fair exhibits as needed. Provide educational materials on Chapter programs & services, and on Alzheimer's disease and related topics. Public speaking skills preferred but not required.
Assist callers on the telephone providing emotional support, reassurance and guidance, as well as information and referrals to community services and agencies. Training is provided. A strong commitment of 4 hrs/week is requested.
Special Events Volunteer
Assist the Chapter at special fund raising/community awareness events including the Walk to End Alzheimer's in the fall. Many jobs are available such as set-up, registration, and more.
Support Group Facilitator
Facilitate an Alzheimer’s support group for family caregivers and care partners. Facilitators must complete an eight-hour facilitator training. Trainings are typically offered every six months. Co-facilitators are required for each group. Facilitators should be willing to make an annual commitment for groups held monthly or bi-monthly. No clinical experience is necessary, but basic knowledge of the Alzheimer’s disease process or experience with family caregiving helpful.
Assist in spreading the word about resources available for those who are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. The trained volunteers are responsible for promoting Family Care Consultation and other core programs to senior centers, hospitals, long-term care communities, and more.
Advocacy/Public Policy Volunteer
Receive periodic updates from the Director of Governmental Affairs for the Chapter. Communicate with state and federal officials on legislative issues of importance to individuals and families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.
Committee or Work Group Volunteer
Participate in periodic meetings in which ideas and strategies are developed with the intent of enhancing and expanding the programs and services of the organization (i.e. regional Leadership Council, Program Committee, Outreach Committee, Development Committee, etc.)
Perform general clerical duties in our local regional offices. Duties could include computer data entry, assist with mass mailings, making copies, faxing, etc. Office volunteers may assist staff with specific projects as needed. Occasional Helpline assistance may also be required. A commitment of 4 hrs/week is ideal.