The Southeast Florida Chapter is fortunate to have gracious volunteers whose efforts allow us to continue providing high-quality services and raise funds for research. 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 can make a more significant time commitment, please consider becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer. For more information or to join our wonderful team of volunteers, please contact Riunite Carter, Volunteer Manager, at 561.967.0047 ext 220. Volunteer opportunities include:
General Office Volunteer
Assist staff in office activities. Duties could include organization of office, miscellaneous computer work, filing, putting together packets, making phone calls for the chapter, and answering phones.
Special Projects Volunteer
Provide administrative, clerical and secretarial support to organize materials ahead of time for upcoming special projects, including meeting, conferences, symposiums, walks, etc.
Health Fair Representative
Facilitate public awareness of the chapter and our services. Duties include setting up the booth for the chapter, talking to Health Fair attendees, handing out information to interested attendees, etc. Training is provided.
Duties include attending monthly meetings, brainstorming ideas about fundraising, sponsorship, publicity, logistics and helping implement them for the chapter. We encourage participation in the actual day-of-event activities as well.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Duties include recruiting team members, passing information from chapter to your team, encourage fundraising, and participating in the event. Volunteers are needed at various times throughout the year as well as on Walk day itself.
MedicAlert®+Safe Return® Volunteer
Volunteers work to increase public awareness about the program by speaking to various groups and/or helping at registration drives. Training is provided.
Respond to email advocacy alerts by emailing, calling or writing legislators, attend conferences and events, visit legislators in home district offices; and assist in the identifying new advocates.
Members of the speakers bureau would give presentations that provide information and resources about Alzheimer's Disease and the Association. Training is provided.
Volunteers educate health care professionals about Alzheimer’s disease and Chapter’s programs and service to increase referrals of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers to the Alzheimer’s Association. Training is provided.
Volunteers partner with local Adult Day Care Centers to provide skill-level recreational activities to stimulate cognitive and social skills; physical activities to maintain physical functioning; and social interaction to reduce seniors' isolation.
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Help answer Helpline calls from individuals with Alzheimer's disease, family members, care professionals, or medical professionals, to make them aware of services we provide and provide them resources in their community to meet their needs. Must be a Master’s level clinician. Contact Jamie Brodarick at 561-967-0047 x221 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Support Group Facilitator
Facilitators provide a safe environment of acceptance and respect for those that are affected by Alzheimer's disease to share personal feelings, concerns, and information surrounding their experience with Alzheimer's. Facilitators must have a background in social work. Contact Jamie Brodarick at 561-967-0047 x221 or E-mail email@example.com for more information.