See care and support volunteer roles below and learn more by visiting our Program Volunteer Community.
Community educators are volunteer public speakers who help the Alzheimer’s Association raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of our programs in the community. They deliver Alzheimer’s Association Core Curriculum using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as well as information for individuals and families impacted by the disease. Background check required.
Time Commitment: varies 1-3 hours a week
Training: 5-7 hours
Caregiver Support Group Facilitator
Help facilitate support groups that provide a safe, open environment where people can share feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. Background check required.
Time Commitment: facilitate one group a month (2 hours)
Training: 6-8 hours
Raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Association programs, provide basic disease information and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services by serving as liaisons between the Association and local groups. You may be asked to visit various neighborhoods, business and civic organizations or faith groups. Background check required.
Time Commitment: 1 hour a month
Training: 1-2 hours
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. As leaders, individuals provide hospitality, support and volunteer oversight at social engagement events. Consult with staff and early stage advisors to schedule early stage engagement activities, secure event logistics, assure group safety, and coordinate volunteers to provide hospitality. Background check required.
Time commitment: facilitate one group a month (2 hrs) for a minimum of one year
Training: 4-6 hours
Learn more and apply for any of these roles through the new Alzheimer's Association Program Volunteer Community.