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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. If you are interested in volunteering or would like to learn more, email Community Relations Manager Cody Medina at

Make a Difference: Volunteer Recruitment Night
Wed., Feb. 7, 6-7 p.m. In-person at Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter 60 East 42nd Street, New York, NY. 
Register and join us.
Are you ready to be a part of something meaningful and make a positive impact in your community? The Alzheimer’s Association NYC chapter invites you to our Make a Difference Night, where you can find local volunteer opportunities that match your interests and available time. 


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. 


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. 

Special Events

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. 

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 Tamika Phillips

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. For more information, please email our Walk team.  

Junior Board

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. 

We look forward to working with you and making your volunteer experience rewarding!

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