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Join the fight against Alzheimer's disease by becoming an Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter volunteer. From serving as a community educator, to planning an event, to facilitating a support group, to providing office support, there are many ways to get involved.

To learn more, contact Marilyn Hahn, volunteer engagement manager, mahahn@alz.org, 216.342.5596.

To apply for a volunteer position, complete an application. Download a volunteer application.

We need you! Learn the many ways you can volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter.

See an overview of all of our volunteer opportunities.

Highlighted Volunteer Needs

65 New Faces
Walk Planning Committee Member


Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. The Cleveland Area Chapter needs 65 volunteers to help #ENDALZ.

Are you looking for a great way to combine your passion for our cause with an interest in special events? We are currently recruiting energetic and outgoing volunteers to join our Walk to End Alzheimer's® Planning Committee. Each of our three walk events has a Planning Committee that meets monthly, year-round to work on areas such as recruitment, retention, sponsorship, logistics and more.

The Cleveland Area Chapter's Walk to End Alzheimer's Dates

Black River Landing, Lorain, Saturday, September 21, 2019
Lake Metroparks Farmpark, Kirtland, Sunday, September 29, 2019
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, Sunday, October 6, 2019

Be the next committee member to help #ENDALZ! Contact Katie Mang, Cleveland Walk Director, kmang@alz.org or Kelsey Ott, Walk Manager, (East/West)at krott@alz.org.

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Support Group Facilitator

Alzheimer's Association Support Group Facilitators provide the opportuntiy for current caregivers to exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possilbe solutions. Meetings are held once a month, year-round, on a set day and time. A thorough training focusing on group dynamics, management and facilitator roles and responsibilities is provided. Qualifications include:

  • Possess at least one year of experience in dementia care (personal or professional)
  • Not currently serving as a personal caregiver or having lost someone to dementia in the past 12 months
  • Commit to at least one year (12 months) of service to the group

The chapter has an urgent need for facilitators for the following groups:

MENTOR AFTERNOON 1, 2nd Thursday at 1 p.m. - Mentor Senior Center

MADISON EVENING, 2nd Friday at 6:30 p.m. - Madison Public Library

WILLOUGHBY AFTERNOON, 3rd Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. - The Osborne Center

CHARDON EVENING, 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. - The Church of St. Mary

MENTOR AFTERNOON 2, 4th Thursday at 1 p.m. - Mentor Senior Center

Other openings are available thoughout our five county service area: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain counties. If you're interested in becoming an Alzheimer's Association Support Group Facilitator, please contact mahahn@alz.org.

Student Internship

Learn more about non-profit management with a hands-on internship with the Alzheimer's Association. Positions are unpaid but offer valuable learning experiences for college students considering a career in the non-profit sector. Listed are available internship opportunities for Summer 2019. Click below for a detailed description and instructions on how to apply.

Marketing Intern - Summer 2019

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