Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. We have a range of opportunities to fit your interests and schedule. See the list below to learn more about how you can get involved with the New York City Chapter!
Summer 2022 Opportunity for Support Group Facilitators
This summer, we are actively seeking volunteers to lead support groups for caregivers or people with early-stage dementia. We'll provide onboarding training; you bring great listening skills and empathy. Learn more and apply.
Assist our advocacy team to advance outreach and public policy goals with local, state and national officials. For more information, email Debbie Warburton.
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.
Support our media relations and other communications and marketing efforts, including press releases. media lists and social social and digital promotions. Good writing, editing, phone and computer skills required. For more information, email Krishna F. Knabe.
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. For more information, email Lucy DeNardo.
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. For more information, email Mitch Hymowitz.
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. You can also email our Walk team.
The Junior Board of the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter was founded in 2019 to raise the awareness of Alzheimer’s and related dementias among young professionals, and to take action through fundraising events, education and advocacy initiatives, and volunteer opportunities. We are a group of civic-minded young professionals who have all been touched by Alzheimer’s and strive to live in a world without it. For more information, use the link below or email Lucy Denardo.
We look forward to working with you and making your volunteer experience rewarding!