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Care & Support Volunteers provide direct, hands-on assistance with those living with Alzheimer's and related dementia, caregivers, and the general public.

Alzheimer’s Association Community Educator (ACE)

Deliver community education programs using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and memory loss as well as information for individuals and families impacted by the disease. Learn more

Alzheimer's Association Community Representative (ACR)

Representing the Alzheimer's Association in the community at outreach events, such as health fairs, third-party fundraising events, and other outreach opportunities.

Caregiver Support Group Facilitator

Help facilitate support groups that provide emotional, educational and social support to those caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Learn more

Early-stage Support Group Facilitator 

Help facilitate support groups that offer dementia-related education, emotional support, and connections with resources so that group members may live their best life for as long as possible. Learn more

Helpline Specialist

Support individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by listening and connecting them with information and area resources and support. Working out of the Alzheimer’s Association office through outbound phone calls, Helpline Specialists assess individuals' needs and provide information and referrals.

Faith Ambassador

Serve within their own faith communities by raising awareness, delivering educational programs, and assuring fellow congregants have access to information and resources on Alzheimer’s and other related dementia.

TrialMatch volunteer

Find clinical trials through Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®. 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. Learn More

Sign Up to Volunteer

Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter volunteer. See below for opportunities that best fit your interests and availability. 

Complete our Online Volunteer Application today.

Or learn more, by contacting us at lkirkland@alz.org or 980.498.7723.