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You can make it happen…
a world without
Alzheimer's disease


Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or make a more significant time commitment, please consider becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer.

Ways to Volunteer

Walk to End Alzheimer's
Come walk with us! Alzheimer's Association Walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. We need volunteers who can help plan, promote and work the day of the event. You can also form a walking team of family, friends or co-workers. Read more.

Office Support
Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying.

Educational Meetings and Seminars
Greet and register seminar participants, answer basic questions about Alzheimer's disease, and assist with informational materials to be distributed. Volunteer training is provided by the Association.

Speakers Bureau
Make presentations about Alzheimer’s disease to senior centers, community organizations, clubs, congregations, and schools. Volunteer training provided by the Alzheimer's Association.

Community Educator Volunteer
Always wanted to become  community educator, but didn't know how? Now you can! Community educators conduct presentations on the basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Know the 10 Signs. All of our programs are free and open to the public. While the Basics and Know the 10 Signs are the hallmark of our presentations, we do offer more in depth programs and trainings on such topics as: Dementia Conversations, Understanding Behavior, Communication, and Healthy Living for your Brain and Body. All training and materials are provided through the Association. Community Educator applications can be found here. Contact Stacey Denham for more information at: sdenham@alz.org 

Support Group Facilitator
Caregiver Support Group Facilitators help guide Alzheimer’s Association support groups, open gatherings of people with common problems, needs and interests who come together to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia in a safe environment. The goal of the Alzheimer’s Association support groups is to provide emotional, social and/or educational support to group members. Support Group Facilitator applications can be found here. Contact Stacey Denham for more information at: sdenham@alz.org

Become an Alzheimer’s Advocate
Help shape laws at the federal, state or local level by talking with legislators and educating them about Alzheimer’s related issues. Association advocates have successfully raised government funds for Alzheimer’s research and improved access to care and support services for people in their communities. Read more.

Become a Champion
Join the movement to dramatically increase awareness and concern about Alzheimer’s. We’re calling on 5 million Americans – one for every person living with the disease – to become a Champion and join the Alzheimer cause. When you sign up, you will receive email updates and information on how you can help. Read more.

Volunteer at Work
Read about champions at work.

Alzheimer’s Workplace Alliance®
Learn more about AWA

Special Events
Help us raise money through other seasonal events, such as Forget Me Not Days and RivALZ Blondes vs. Brunettes
 

For more information

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please complete the Volunteer Application and send to our Chapter office attention to: 

Darian Ganier
3445 North Causeway Blvd.
Suite 902
Metairie, La. 70002

If you have any questions, please contact Darian: dganier@alz.org  or 504.613.6505

If you have questions in your region, please contact an office near your community:

Shreveport office: 
To volunteer for walk and other community events:
Paulla Boulanger: 318.861.8680 
pboulanger@alz.org

Alexandria office:
To volunteer to be a community educator or support group facilitator:
Luewana Hannon: 504.256.7890
llhannon@alz.org

Lafayette office:
To volunteer for walk and other community events:
Adrienne Stewart Mullens: 337.230.3926
asmullens@alz.org

Baton Rouge office: 
To volunteer for walk and other community events:
Courtney Nuckolls: 225.331.3615
cnuckolls@alz.org

New Orleans office:

To volunteer for walk and other community events:
Maggie Connick: 504.613.6505
mbconnick@alz.org

To volunteer to be a community educator, support group facilitator, speaker's bureau, office volunteer, ambassador, advocate:
Stacey Denham: 504.613.6505
sdenham@alz.org

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.