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Volunteer with the San Diego/Imperial Chapter

There are many ways to volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association. We invite volunteers to present education sessions; help organize our
Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, The Longest Day® and other
fundraising activities; create social media stories, design graphics and more.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
 

See below for our volunteer opportunities.
 
Interested in becoming a Program Volunteer? Review our "Program Volunteer Roles" at the bottom of this page for more information.

Legislative Advocate

Play an important role in improving 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!
 
Time Commitment: 1 hour a month
Training: 1-2 hours

Voices 4 ALZ: Speakers’ Bureau Volunteer

Provide presentations about Alzheimer’s, other dementias and memory loss as well as the Alzheimer's Association at senior centers, health fairs, community organizations, clubs, congregations and schools. Accept proclamations at city council meetings, share your story in the media, write letters to the editor on timely dementia related issues,
 
Time Commitment: varies
Training: attend one Voices 4 ALZ storytelling session and follow up before speaking event.


Fundraising Event Support

Assist with the planning and execution of fundraisers including Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day. Committee members recruit new team members/walkers, plan and support events leading up to major fundraising event, raise revenue, increase awareness and help on event day.
 
Time commitment: varies
Training: varies


Administrative 

Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying. Greet office visitors, answer phones, light administrative duties
 
Time commitment: varies
Training: varies

Social Media/Graphic Design

Are you a wiz at social media?  Do you have a graphic arts background or writing ability you would like to put to important use?  Our Communications Team can use your help.  Looking for artists, bloggers and others who would like to create stories and reach out to the media on our behalf.

Time commitment: varies
Training: varies

Gala Committee Members

Looking for committee members to help us with a gala, planned for the spring of 2020. Plan, organize, gather auction items, and help us put on a fun, meaningful and successful event.
 
Time commitment: varies

 

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