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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.
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.
Lend a helping hand to Walk, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Help participants turn their passion into purpose on The Longest Day®, a unique fundraiser held annually on the summer solstice.
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.
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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.
Educate your community about Alzheimer's and other dementia by delivering prepared presentations and answering questions.
Attend local community events, raise awareness of Association programs, provide basic information and connect people with services.
Create a safe environment for caregivers or people living with dementia to share their feelings and experiences. Connect them with Association services.
Represent the Association at local faith groups. Connect with congregants, provide basic education about dementia and share information about free resources.
Plan social engagement activities like bowling, baseball games, potlucks, tours and cultural events for people living with memory loss and their care partners.
Use your skills to enter constituent data and other information into the Association’s databases, ensuring that records are updated and accurate.
Provide technical assistance for online support groups and education programs and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs in your community.
Find other ways to make a local impact by connecting with the Association chapter near you. Roles may include internships, multicultural outreach and more.
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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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.
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Want more information about a specific volunteering opportunity? Need help determining which role might be your best fit? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let's figure out what works for you!
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