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Volunteer with the Connecticut Chapter


At the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, volunteers help move our mission forward every day. Throughout the year, we are supported by hundreds of volunteers across all departments and offices. They all have one thing in common – the desire to get behind our cause and make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, please check out the opportunities below and fill out our Volunteer Interest Form.

We'll reach out to you and we hope to see you soon!



Interested in becoming a Program Volunteer?

Learn more about Community Education and Support roles on our Program Volunteer Opportunities page!

Legislative Advocate

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most critical public health issues in America. Join the growing number of Alzheimer’s advocates who are making a difference. You can play an important role in change by sharing your story with elected officials via petitions, phone calls, letters and community events. Make an impact by using your voice! 

Time Commitment: 1 hour a month
Training: 1-2 hours


Speakers Bureau Volunteer

We are looking for people comfortable with talking about their dementia journey. We may ask you to accept proclamations at city or town council meetings, share your story in the media, write articles or letters to the editor on timely dementia related issues or join us when we talk to community groups. We will work with you before the event!

Time Commitment: varies
Training: Meet with Communications team member before speaking event.

ALZ Star

With 169 towns in Connecticut, we are looking for at least 1 volunteer in every town who is involved in grassroots efforts to spread the word about the Alzheimer's Association, the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Go Purple initiatives and general awareness of the disease in the community. You will act as a liaison between the Association and your community leaders, organizations, and businesses! Be a connector, be a voice, and be ENGAGING!

Time Commitment: varies
Training: 1 hour


Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee

Members of this committee plan the Walk to End Alzheimer’s from A to Z. This is an opportunity to turn your passion into a purpose and be a part of our signature fundraising event! There is a role for everyone, including recruiting and retaining teams, managing relationships, networking, promoting, campaigning, spreading the word and coordinating event details.

Time commitment: monthly meetings, plus additional hours
Training: varies


Walk to End Alzheimer’s Event Day Volunteer

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is built from the ground up by volunteers. The Walk Day volunteer is an incredibly impactful role and can help with all things event "experience", from set up or breakdown and check in to booth management, cheerleading and more! We need volunteers for each of our 6 Walks!

Time commitment: Walk day
Training: that morning


The Longest Day Planning Committee

The Longest Day of the year is June 21st, the summer solstice. TLD is also a do-it-yourself fundraising concept for people to fight Alzheimer’s by raising funds and awareness through an activity they love to do - any day of the year. The volunteer committee will help recruit fundraisers, provide coaching on fundraising and event planning and spread the word about this event.

Time commitment: monthly calls and some meetings
Training: varies


Special Event Committees

Looking for committee members to help us with relationship events planned for 2023. Plan, organize, gather auction items, market and promote and obtain committed sponsors… all to help us put on fun, meaningful and successful events.

Time commitment: varies

Language Translator / Interpreter

We are looking for volunteers proficient in other languages for assistance in translating and/or interpreting in a number of ways for those communities whose first language is not English. We may ask you to translate Alzheimer's resources and other outreach documents or join us when we talk to community groups or at Association events. Any and all languages, including ASL, would greatly help our chapter!

Time Commitment: varies
Training: Meet with chapter staff before events or outreach.


Administrative / Office Volunteer

Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly remotely, including special projects, mailings, data entry, web research, making calls and more.

Time commitment: varies
Training: varies


Graphic Design / Web Design Volunteer

Create flyers for events and graphics for social media. Help with website updates, adjust content for various pages of the website, assist with picture sizing, etc.

Time commitment: as needed



Learn more about non-profit management, events, marketing or social work with a hands-on internship with the Alzheimer's Association. Internships are unpaid but offer a valuable learning experience for any college student looking to work in the non-profit sector. We offer internships during the Fall (September - December), Winter/Spring (January - May), and Summer (May - August) semesters. Please visit our Careers page to apply for the internship that best suits you!

Time commitment: Minimum of 10-12 hours per week.

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