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Walk-Volunteers-Musk-Students-2018_sm.jpgOur volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. By helping in our office a few hours a week, serving on an event planning committee, or in one of a number of other roles, you can impact the fight to end Alzheimer's disease.

As our volunteer program grows, new positions will become available and we welcome your ideas: contact Bernadette Duffy, volunteer manager, at 234.284.2749 or bduffy@alz.org.

Office Volunteers

Sandi-Kaucic-volunteer-spotlight-150-(1).jpgOur office volunteers assist with a variety of timely projects in one of our chapter’s three offices (Hudson, Canton and Canfield) during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Responsibilities might include making phone calls, data entry, mailings, and filing. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

Event Planning Committee

Walk Planning Committee, 2018Participate on a planning committee for one of our signature events, including the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in seven local communities, The Longest Day®, or our Paint the Night Purple benefit dinner and auction. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

Advocacy

Ohio Memory Day, 2014Alzheimer’s Association advocates have passed critical legislation and more than quadrupled federal research funding since 2011. We’ll train you to advocate in a variety of ways, some of which take just an hour or two every few months. Whatever your experience and availability, we’re eager to have you on our advocacy team!

Community Educators

Community-education-program-dover-2019-150-(1).jpgVolunteer as a public speaker who helps 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. Training, public speaking experience and background check required. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

Community Representatives

Jean-Lee-volunteers-150-08072019.jpgRaise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services. The volunteer will serve as a liaison for the Alzheimer's Association by identifying and attending local events in the community, including health fairs and expos. Training and background check required. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

Support Group Facilitators

Caregiver-Support-Group-2018-150.jpgCreate 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. Training, specific qualifications and background check required. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

Faith Outreach Representatives

Volunteer-Health-Fair-table-2018-150.jpgServe as a liaison 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. Training and background check required. For more information: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

One-Time/Single Event Volunteers

Walk-T-Shirts-2018-150.jpgIf you are looking for volunteer hours with less of a commitment, one-time volunteer opportunities occasionally come up at our office, in the community or in support of our signature events. Please reach out to Bernadette Duffy to check availability: bduffy@alz.org or 234.284.2749.

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