Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter volunteer. From planning an event to hosting a support group to providing office support, there are many ways to get involved. See below for opportunities that best fit your interests and availability.
To learn more, contact Northwest Ohio Chapter at 419-537-1999.
Ways to get involved
Special events planning committee members
Assist with the planning and execution of fundraisers such as the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day and The Spring Gala Event. Committee member tasks include recruiting team members, raising revenue, increasing awareness and implementing event activities. Other volunteers are also needed for tasks on the day of the events.
Special event support volunteer
Assist with special events or conferences such as preparing materials, mass mailings, data entry and day-of-event assistance such as registration check-in, set up, and hospitality. Events include: Annual Conferences, Memory Day Advocacy Day, The Spring Gala Event, The Longest Day, The Walk to End Alzheimer's & more.
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.
Early-stage support group facilitator
Help facilitate support groups that offer dementia-related education, emotional support, and connections with resources for individuals with mild memory loss and their care partner, so that group members may live their best life for as long as possible.
Early-stage Engagement facilitator
Help facilitate engagement groups in the community such as Meet me at the Zoo, Meet me at TMA (Toledo Museum of Art), Memory Cafe's, Mind Works and Mailing Group.
Physician outreach volunteer
Help establish relationships with clinical health providers by sharing information about our programs and services.
Speakers’ bureau volunteer
Provide presentations about Alzheimer’s, other dementias and memory loss as well as the Alzheimer's Association to audiences including senior centers, health fair attendees, community organizations, clubs, congregations and schools.
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.
Help improve the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease and their families by carrying our message to elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. Communicate with elected officials via petitions, phone calls and other calls-to-action, participate in area events, and share your story.
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Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying, data entry, filing and more.