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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. There are many ways to volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association, Arkansas Chapter, please call 501.265.0027.

Volunteer Opportunities

Event Volunteers

Assist with planning, implementing and coordinating one of our fundraising events or fill one of our critical “day of event” volunteer positions.

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.

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.  

Program and Support Opportunities

Community Educators 

Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who help Alzheimer's Association raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of educational offerings in the community.  These volunteers deliver presentations using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Community Representatives

Community Representatives raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association service by serving as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and local groups such as neighborhoods, rural counties, business and civic organizations or faith communities. 

Community Volunteer Leaders

Community Volunteer Leaders help recruit program volunteers, network, build relationships, plan & promote local events, and evaluate community needs. Community Volunteer Leaders traditionally serve an underserved rural or minority communities to raise awareness and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs.

Early Stage Social Engagement Leaders

Early Stage Social Engagement Leaders plan, implement and assure positive experience during social engagement events/activities for people living with memory loss and their care partners. 

Faith Outreach Representatives

Faith Outreach Representatives serve as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and local faith groups and congregations by sharing information about Alzheimer’s disease, free resources offered through the Alzheimer’s Association, and the many ways to join our cause at local community and education events.

Promotores

Promotores are volunteer community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services. Promotores are traditionally known as connectors, educators, mentors, counselors, peer leaders, patient navigators or health advocates and serve as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and the Hispanic/Latino community. 

Support Group Facilitators (Caregiver or Early Stage)

Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. 

 

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