The Alzheimer's Association counts on 35,000 volunteers nationwide. Please join us in helping achieve our vision of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease while optimizing quality of life for people who are affected by Alzheimer's. Whether you can spare a couple of hours a week or make a more significant time commitment, we hope you will consider joining this very special community. Volunteer opportunities are available at each of the five office locations in Watertown, Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA and in Bedford, NH.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please submit the Volunteer Interest Form. A complete list of exciting opportunities is below.
Learn more about non-profit management with a hands-on internship with the Alzheimer's Association. Each position is unpaid but offers a valuable learning experience for any college student looking to work in the non-profit sector when he/she graduates. Click each available internship for a detailed description:
Human Resources Internship
Special Events: RUN TRI RIDE
Special Events: Walk to End Alzheimer's
Latino Outreach Internship
Public Relations: Programs & Special Events
Graphic Design & Communications Internship
Volunteer at the Walk To End Alzheimer’s
The Walk To End Alzheimer’s will be held in 12 locations in New Hampshire and Massachusetts in September and October. The Walk is the largest annual fundraising and public awareness event for the Alzheimer’s Association and VOLUNTEERS are the key to its success!
This is a great volunteer opportunity for families and groups. To register to volunteer, at a Walk near you, visit: www.alzwalkMANH.org
The RUN TRI RIDE program consists of a series of athletic events which are held throughout the year. Athletes participate in these events and raise funds on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. The RUN TRI RIDE program encompasses the following athletic events: Ride To End Alzheimer’s, Boston Marathon, Boston’s Run To Remember, Falmouth Road Race and Max Performance Triathlon Series.
Volunteers are needed to assist in a variety areas including staffing water stops, organizing pit stops, taking photos and cheering on participants. Click here for more information about these opportunities.
Information Table Host
Promote Alzheimer’s awareness and education at health fairs, conferences and community events. Staff exhibit tables, distribute information and answer basic questions about chapter services.
Alzheimer’s Public Policy Advocacy
Help improve dementia care and services including access to community-based care and quality care in residential settings. Speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Contact elected officials, participate in advocacy efforts at the statehouse and lobby for increased national research funding.
Assist with projects such as data entry, assembling large mailings, filing, and packet making.
Team Captain Kit Assembly
It's that time of year again to start building up our supply of Team Captain Kits for the busy Walk To End Alzheimer's season! We are looking for volunteers to come into our Watertown office on the following Tuesdays, between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: June 7, July 12, July 19, July 26, and on every Tuesday in August. Whether you can join us on one Tuesday for two hours, or every Tuesday for all four, we would love to have your help! If you are interested, or have questions, please email: email@example.com
Phone Outreach Volunteers
Are you free on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.? Do you like to talk?
We could use your support with our Walk To End Alzheimer's Phone Outreach efforts each Wednesday throughout June, in our Watertown office (480 Pleasant Street). We'll be calling past Walk To End Alzheimer's participants and inviting them to join us for the 2016 Walks!
For more information, or to sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 617.868.6718.
Patient Care and Family Support
Make a difference by working with support groups, assisting in resource information research and database management, and telephone counseling via the 24/7 Helpline. The Patient Care & Family Support department provides resources, support and clinical consultation to those affected by Alzheimer’s, families and professionals.
There are many other volunteer opportunities with the Alzheimer's Association. If you have a specific skill like computers, graphic design or are bi-lingual, we will work to accommodate your skill set with a specific volunteer position within the organization.
The work of volunteers is truly appreciated by the Alzheimer's Association, and we offer a wide variety of positions to meet your specific talents and needs. If you'd like to volunteer Please submit the Volunteer Interest Form.