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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
-Margaret Mead

 

Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s. We have many opportunities — find one that fits your skills and your schedule. To start your volunteering career, create an account in our Program Volunteer Community, email Kathryn Cherkas at kccherkas@alz.org or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

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Not sure where you fit? Check out all our volunteer opportunities below. 
 

Volunteer Roles and Opportunities

Community Educator

Deliver community education programs using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and memory loss as well as information for individuals and families impacted by the disease.

Support Group Facilitator

Help facilitate support groups that provide emotional, educational and social support to those caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

Early Stage Social Engagement Leader

Plan, implement, and ensure a welcoming and positive environment for people living with memory loss during our various early stage social engagement events and activities.

Administrative Volunteer

Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our local offices running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying. 

Faith Outreach Representative

Serve as a liaison 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.

Special Events Committee Member

Assist with the planning and execution of fundraisers such as Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day. Committee member tasks include recruiting team members, raising revenue, increasing awareness and implementing event activities.

Advocate

Help improve the quality of life and care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families by sharing our message with elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. Communicate with elected officials via petitions, phone calls and other calls-to-action, participate in area events and share your story. Learn more and get involved at alz.org/advocate.

TrialMatch Volunteer

Find clinical trials through Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®. Our free clinical studies matching service generates customized lists of studies based on user-provided information and allows you to see which studies you may qualify for quickly and easily.

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