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Volunteering to make a difference.

Join the fight against Alzheimer's disease by becoming an Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter volunteer. From planning an even to hosting a support group to providing office support, there are many ways to get involved. See below for opportunities that best fit your interests and availability. 

To learn more visit our Volunteer Portal


Ways to Get Involved 


Special Event Volunteers
Assist with the planning and execution of fundraisers such as Walk to End Alzheimer'sThe Longest Day, conferences and other events. Committee members tasks include recruiting team members, raising revenue, increasing awareness and implementing event activities.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Our Walk to End Alzheimer’s events have a number of volunteer opportunities throughout our service area! If you’d like to be part of a planning committee, or help out on Walk day, please use the link below, complete and submit the form:
Philadelphia Volunteers
Please email the listed coordinators for these areas:
Berks County Volunteers - lowehr@alz.org
Lehigh Valley Volunteers - lowehr@alz.org
South Jersey Volunteers - mifattizzi@alz.org
Delaware Volunteers - jtrinsey@alz.org

The Longest Day
The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 20, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Contact Maggie Shope, mshope@alz.org, The Longest Day Coordinator.

Advocates
JOIN THE CAUSE!!  Join us and speak up for the needs and rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Advocates are asked to make two actions a year. Actions include: writing a letter or email, making a phone call, signing a petition, or visiting your local legislator.  Add your voice to ours—become an advocate today

TrialMatch Volunteer
Find clinical trials through Alzheimer's Association TrailMatch. This free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service generates customized lists of studies based on user-provided information. You can easily see what studies you may qualify for. 

Virtual Community Educators
Alzheimer's Association Virtual Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who provide Alzheimer's Association education programs through virtual platforms to community audiences. 

Program Tech Support
Program Tech Support volunteers assist Alzheimer's Association staff and volunteers to provide support groups and education programs through virtual platforms and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs in the community. 

Community Volunteer Leader
Alzheimer's Association Community Volunteer Leaders help the local chapter recruit program volunteers, network, build relationships, plan & promote local events, and evaluate community needs.

Community Representative
Alzheimer's Association Community Representatives are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services.

Support Group Facilitator 
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.

Virtual Community Representative
Alzheimer's Association Community Representatives are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services.

Faith Outreach Representative
Alzheimer's Association Faith Outreach Representatives are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services.

Chapter Promotores
Alzheimer's Association Promotores are volunteer community engagers that raise awareness of Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to resources. 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.

Support Group Mentor
Support Group Mentors provide mentoring and training support for facilitators of early stage or caregiver groups.

Community Educator
Alzheimer's Association Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who provide Alzheimer's Association education programs to community audiences. 

Early-Stage Social Engagment 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.

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