There is far more work to be done than hands to do it. Whether your interests include advocating, facilitating a support group or planning parties or events- we need your help! We are most interested in finding rewarding ways for you to get involved which meet your abilities, aptitudes and schedule.
Volunteer Position Descriptions
Health Fair Volunteers
- Positively represent the Alzheimer’s Association at health and wellness events to distribute materials, educate the community about programs and services and recruit volunteers.
- Assist with general office duties such as telephone, data entry, mailings, record keeping, and other projects that are vital to the Association. Opportunities are available on an ongoing or on-call basis.
Public Policy Volunteers
- Passionately advocate on a state and federal level to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease as a public health issue.
- Assist in the implementation of advocacy strategies on a local and national level.
- Assist with marketing to support the promotion of Alzheimer’s Association events, programs and services (ie: post in church bulletins and community calendars, distribute brochures, hang posters, etc.).
- Encourage local businesses, clubs and organizations to show support by becoming a member of AEDA.
- Refer local families to the Alzheimer’s Association, if/when Alzheimer’s touches their lives, as the leading source of help and hope.
Support Group Facilitators/Co-Facilitators
- Guide discussion groups of approximately 5-10 caregivers to exchange useful information and share experiences. Groups meet at least once per month for 1 to 2 hours. Eight hour training provided and required annually.
Special Event Committee Volunteers
- Serve on one of the Alzheimer’s Association special event planning committees including the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™, Alzheimer’s Association Round to Remember™ Golf Classic, Alzheimer’s Association Reason to Hope Luncheon, and Alzheimer’s Association Campus QUASH® at UNI.
- Provide office and outreach support in the planning and implementation of events.
Student “Street Team”
- Join us as we hit the streets to represent the Alzheimer’s Association at community events and large gatherings to raise awareness and enthusiasm for the fight against Alzheimer’s.
- We need friendly faces to help hand out freebies and distribute promotional materials to local businesses and organizations.