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Volunteer Opportunities


There are many ways to volunteer with the Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter.

Whether you can spare only a little bit of time or make a more significant time commitment, we hope that you will join us.

Office Assistant

Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep out chapter running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating, copying, data entry, answering phones and meet and greet.

Advocacy

Visit officials in your district to spread the message about the need for Alzheimer's related services and research funding.

Memory Walk

Plan and execute annual Memory Walks in our Chapter area. Assist with publicity, logistics, sponsorship, etc.

Helpline

Trained volunteers answer calls and provide education, information and support through reflective listening and by making appropriate referrals to anyone in need of assistance around issues related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Training, ongoing supervision and support to volunteers selected to participate.

Support Group Leaders

Facilitate an Alzheimer’s support group for family caregivers and care partners. Must complete a six-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. English and Bi-lingual Spanish speaking volunteers are needed.

Other Events

Help us raise money for the Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter through events such as our Wine and Roses Gala, Golf Tournament and many others.

Educational Meetings and Seminars

Greet and register seminar participants and assist with information materials to be distributed.

Health Fairs, Street Fairs, Agency Fairs

"Man" an Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter table at health fairs, agency fairs and street fairs (Spring/Summer/Fall). Answer basic questions on Alzheimer's disease for senior groups, corporate offices, community centers and schools. Volunteer training provided by the Alzheimer's Association. English and Bi-lingual Spanish speaking volunteers are needed.

Speaker's Bureau

Make presentations about Alzheimer's disease to senior centers, community organizations, clubs, congregations and schools.  Volunteer training provided by the Alzheimer's Association. English and Bi-lingual Spanish speaking volunteers are needed.


To get involved, please contact your local office.

Click here for a list of office locations.

We are grateful for the time, talent, hard work, and dedication of all our volunteers. We offer all of them our heartfelt thanks for their contributions throughout the year.


 

Alzheimer's Association

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