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Make a Difference as an Alzheimer's Volunteer

You can make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's and related dementias just by giving a few hours of time. Some 35,000 volunteers nationwide work with us to achieve our vision of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease while optimizing quality of life for people who are affected by Alzheimer's disease. Whether you can spare only a couple of hours a week or make a more significant time commitment, we hope you will consider joining this very special community.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for Walk to End Alzheimer's®, please contact Sarah Granby at or 619.678.8322 ext. 8471.

For other volunteer opportunities please contact Carla Ruiz-Velasco at or 619.678.8322 ext. 8340. 

Fill out a volunteer application today!

Ways to volunteer

The Longest Day®
Click here for dates and more details of street team opportunities to promote The Longest Day.

Administrative Office Volunteers 
As a member of the administrative team, you’ll help input data, update resources and referrals, organize and prepare materials for conferences, special events and Helpline packets, and aid in the overall workflow of a chapter office. This encompasses making copies, organizing mailings, data entry and more. We offer weekday opportunities with a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week.

Speaker’s Bureau Volunteers
Our Speakers Bureau volunteers represent and promote the Alzheimer’s Association through presentations and at events. Presentations can range from as little as three minutes to full two-hour trainings. Speakers Bureau volunteers may also distribute information and brochures at health fairs and employee giving drives. These volunteers need access to reliable transportation and should be willing and able to travel in local areas.

Information Table Host Volunteers
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.

Community Educator-Education Program Presenter
The Education Program Volunteer Presenter is to deliver community education programs developed by the Alzheimer’s Association, using scripted curricula, PowerPoint presentations and other prepared training materials provided by the Association. All topics are related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as well as the information that affected individuals and families need.

Walk to End Alzheimer's® Volunteers
Do you want to be part of the largest movement against Alzheimer’s disease in the country? Volunteer with Walk to End Alzheimer’s as a member of our volunteer committee and you’ll help plan and execute the event, assisting with anything from publicity and team recruitment to logistics and securing sponsorship. Or, be a part of the team of volunteers that makes the walk happen on the day of the event, from setup to tear down!






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.