Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Please join us! Whether you can spend a few hours a week or make a more considerable commitment of your time, we hope you’ll consider joining our community of volunteers.
Please contact the individuals listed below to learn more about how you can get involved with the New York City Chapter.
Assist our Advocacy Manager with outreach and public policy goals with local, state and national officials. Email: Ian Magerkurth
Education & Programs
Help us reach the communities you care about by making presentations and providing information and referral services at neighborhood events, community centers, faith-based organizations, and in the chapter office. Lead groups to support individuals with Alzheimer's, adult caregivers and others. Assist with administrative office activities, including data management, materials fulfillment, marketing and communications efforts. Please complete our brief survey to identify your areas of interest, expertise, and availability.
Help with public relations, including writing press releases and helping to update excel databases of media outlets, reporters and audience metrics. Assist with social media and digital promotions. Good writing, editing, phone and computer skills required. Email: Chelsea-Lyn Rudder
Volunteers participate in a variety of ways with special events including helping out on day-of-event tasks and being on the committees that assist with planning logistics, securing sponsorship, preparing packets, making calls, and working on recruitment. Email: Kathleen O'Reilly
The Longest Day ®
Volunteer and join The Longest Day to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research, care, and support. Volunteers can participate as an individual, form a team and organize a work group to assist on committees that implement the planning and coordination of individual fundraising events. Volunteers may be needed as day-of-event to support staff with miscellaneous tasks. Email: Lucy DeNardo
Walk to End Alzheimer’s ®
Volunteer and join the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research, care, and support. Volunteers assist on committees that implement the planning and coordination of our four Walk to End Alzheimer’s events. Volunteers are also needed on the days of the event to support staff with miscellaneous tasks, including registration, set up, break down, directional guides, etc.
Please complete our brief survey for Walk Volunteers to identify your areas of interest, expertise, and availability, and Email: Kathleen O'Reilly
We look forward to working with you and making your volunteer experience rewarding!