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Right now, millions of Americans face the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our families, our futures and our finances. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our network of more than 75 chapters is working relentlessly to advance world-class research, ensure access to gold-standard care and support, and engage mission­-driven volunteers who make it all happen. These volunteer positions are needed nationwide.

Join our volunteer team by contacting the Chapter at cny-volunteer@alz.org or by calling our offices.

Community Educators
Community educators are volunteer public speakers who help the 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 constituents to Alzheimer’s Association services by acting 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 and promote local events, and evaluate community needs. Community volunteer leaders traditionally serve underserved, rural, or minority communities to raise awareness and expand the reach of Alzheimer’s Association programs.

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 constituents 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.

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

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.