The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is truly excited to be part of a student's educational experience by providing real-world experience working for a not-for-profit organization and the opportunity to learn and contribute to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s. We value everything our interns contribute and, in return, want to create a learning environment and exposure to:
Mix, mingle and help end Alzheimer’s—Serve as a local Young Ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter!
The Young Ambassadors are a group of young professionals (18 to 40 years of age) personally impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and passionate about helping light the way to the first survivor. Members receive ongoing training and serve as Alzheimer’s Ambassadors in their professional and social circles.
In addition to our existing group in St. Louis, we are now forming new Young Ambassador groups in Springfield and Columbia. Members participate in local YA social events, chapter volunteer opportunities and support the YA’s local Walk and Longest Day team fundraising efforts. Members also select one of three subcommittees to support:
Our Mission: The Young Ambassadors are a diverse group of emerging leaders dedicated to advancing the efforts of ending Alzheimer's and related dementia disorders. We accomplish this through advocating for the cause throughout the region, raising funds to donate to research, and attracting new members to volunteer for our cause.
Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer’s
Join One of Our Three Regional Groups
Step 1) Complete the chapter volunteer application online to express your interest in Young Ambassadors.
Step 2) After you have completed your volunteer application, please email your local group to inquire about the next new member meeting date and time.
Springfield: Email: 417YA@ALZ.ORG
The group meets every third Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. from January to December. New YA member orientations take place quarterly (January, April, July and October) at the Association (3645 South Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807).
Visit our Facebook page for upcoming meeting dates, times and locations.
Columbia: Email: COMOYA@ALZ.ORG
The group meets every third Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. from January to December. New YA member orientations take place quarterly (January, April, July and October) at the Association (2609 West Broadway, Suite 119, Columbia, MO 65201).
Visit our Facebook page @COMOYAALZ for upcoming meeting dates, times and locations and upcoming events.
St. Louis: Email: STLYA@ALZ.ORG
The group meets every third Wednesday from January to December. New YA member orientations take place quarterly (January, April, July and October) at the Association (9370 Olive Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63132).
Visit our Facebook page @STLYAALZ for upcoming meeting dates, times and locations.
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