Description: Organize and prepare materials ahead of time for conferences, special events, Helpline packets and mailings. They also aid in the overall workflow of a chapter office.
Weekday Opportunities: Office administration (answering phones, preparing packets, labeling brochures, etc), conference or event administration (copying, data entry, mailing preparations), conference or event coordination (registration check-in, set up, hospitality).
Weekend Opportunities: conference and events.
Description: Assist with influencing legislators at the Federal and State level by sending emails, writing letters, visiting personally with legislators or attending Capital Day programs and events.
24/7 Opportunities: respond to email advocate alerts by emailing, calling or writing legislators from the comfort of your home, attend Public Policy Conferences and Capital Day events, visit legislators in home district offices; and assist in the identifying new advocates.
Description: Provide support, encouragement, hope, and guidance through the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Weekday Opportunities: Answer Helpline telephone calls and assist callers, compile and mail follow-up packets, make follow-up calls to previous callers.
Description: Join the committee to plan and execute the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in our Chapter area. Assist with publicity, logistics, sponsorship, as part of a committee that meets monthly, February – November. Or, be a part of the team of volunteers that makes the walk happen that day!
Weekday Opportunities: Plan and coordinate Walk activities.
Weekend opportunities: Day of event setup, tear-down, parking assistance, walk route monitoring, walker check-in, and more.
Description: Represent and promote the Chapter at events, such as health fairs and Employee Giving drives in companies. Representatives distribute information, brochures and may give a short 3-5 minute talk about our work. A few volunteers in the Monterey area are also needed to give longer talks. Representatives will need access to a car and be willing and able to navigate local areas.
Weekday Opportunities: Companies typically conduct Employee Giving Drives in the fall, during working hours, so demand here is seasonal. However, as awareness of the disease increases, there may be additional need for speakers to present at church meetings, social clubs, schools, etc.
Description: Plan and execute annual chapter Events. Assist with publicity, logistics, sponsorship and more.
Weekday Opportunities: Plan and coordinate the event.
Description: Facilitate or co-facilitate a support group for family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on all topics related to Alzheimer’s disease: caregiving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities. The Association offers support groups for family caregivers with specialized groups for spouses, adult children, non-English speaking people, and for caregivers who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Location: Support Group Facilitator will be assigned to one of more than 50 support groups offered in the San Francisco Bay area, depending upon vacancies and volunteer’s ability to travel.
Commitment: 3-4 hours, once a week, bi-weekly, or monthly depending upon specific support group assigned. One-year minimum commitment or on-call facilitator
Contact: Tessie Calligeros firstname.lastname@example.org