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The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of volunteer positions through activities, programs and events, all with a common purpose: to move closer to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. Whether you prefer getting out in the community or volunteering from home, organizing an event or applying your technical skills, we need your talents. Some volunteer positions are one-time events and others are ongoing, so you can find an opportunity that fits with your schedule.

Urgent need for volunteers

 

Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's Committee

Tap into your passion for the cause when you volunteer with the world's largest fundraiser to fight Alzheimer's. Committee members play a key role in the success of each Walk to End Alzheimer's® event, from getting local companies involved to planning the logistics of event day.
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Volunteer for a fundraising event

Only have a few hours to give on event day? Sign up to help with registration and check-in, cheering on event participants and more. If you have more time to give, join an event committee and use your skills for recruiting, securing sponsorships, coaching participants and spreading the word about these exciting events.

 

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Lend a helping hand to Walk, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

 

The Longest Day

Help participants turn their passion into purpose on The Longest Day®, a unique fundraiser held annually on the summer solstice.

 

Ride to End Alzheimer's

Volunteer with Ride to End Alzheimer's®, a cycling event to fundraise and fuel Alzheimer's research.

Want to see what an event is all about before volunteering? Register as a participant to get experience and to raise funds and awareness in the fight against Alzheimer's.

Find a Fundraising Event Near You

Provide support and education to your community

Become a program volunteer and help change lives close to home. All program volunteers are fully supported with training, education and a close-knit community of fellow volunteers who share your drive to end this devastating disease.

Become an ISTAART Ambassador

Kickstart your research career and grow your network as an ISTAART Ambassador. This volunteer program within the International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) provides students and early career researchers with professional development and networking opportunities. Ambassadors gain exclusive access to the Association's scientific conferences and receive personalized mentoring and career-development training to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to advance in this field. Apply by March 8, 2024.

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Advocate for public policy change

Join advocates who are making Alzheimer’s a national priority by writing, calling, emailing or visiting government officials. Your level of commitment is completely flexible to fit your schedule, style and skills. No matter how you want to get involved, you can make your voice heard and make an incredible impact in the lives of everyone affected by Alzheimer's.

Become an Advocate

Become a corporate partner

Find out how your company can get involved with the Alzheimer's Association through local volunteering and fundraising opportunities for employees, industry leadership councils and more.

Become a Corporate Partner

Participate in a clinical trial

Healthy volunteers, people living with dementia and caregivers are needed now more than ever to participate in clinical trials. Don't just hope for a cure — help us find one.

Find a Clinical Trial

Contact us

Want more information about a specific volunteering opportunity? Need help determining which role might be your best fit? Email us at volunteer@alz.org and let's figure out what works for you!

Not ready to volunteer?

No problem. Learn about participating in a fundraising event to get experience and to raise funds and awareness in the fight against Alzheimer's.

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Support our efforts

Give today to provide care and support to families, accelerate research and — one day — end Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

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