"You are joining an amazing group of volunteers that represent those living with Alzheimer's disease, those we have lost, and their families and caregivers! There is no better feeling than to give Hope and Help to those who need it so desperately."
-Anne Mangum, sister of the late Governor Carroll Campbell
Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer, Greenville
Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina Chapter. From planning an event to hosting a support group to providing office support, there are many ways to get involved!
Check out the variety of volunteer opportunities we offer, and then let us know which roles best fit your interests. If you have questions, please call us at 800-272-3900 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ways to get involved with programs & awareness
"My role as a Certified Dementia Educator means the world to me... My granny was also a strong woman and she kept her word, what better way to honor her memory than to present, educate and let others know that we all need to join in this fight together to find a cure."
-Tatanish Campbell, volunteer community educator, Rock Hill
Learn more about the roles below and sign up to get involved at volunteer.alz.org.
Community educator *This is our greatest need!
Deliver community education programs or awareness presentations 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.
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 dementia engagement facilitator
Help facilitate support groups or social engagement activities that offer dementia-related education, emotional support, and connections with resources so that group members may live their best life for as long as possible.
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.
Find clinical trials through Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®. This free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service generates customized lists of studies based on user-provided information. You can easily see what studies you may qualify for.
Media or marketing volunteer
Do you have a background in public relations, marketing or media engagement? Put your skills to work to help raise awareness of the Alzheimer’s Association, our services and special events.
Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying.
Ways to get involved with special events
"The camaraderie you form with all of the walk teams and volunteers is so powerful, especially on walk day when all of our “why I walk”s come together as a singular goal to make a major impact in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Anyone who has participated in a local walk knows how incredibly special this event is and I’m so grateful to be part of it!"
-Allison Acree, Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer, Charleston
Special events volunteer
Assist with the planning and execution of special events for the Alzheimer's Association. Committee member tasks include recruiting team members, identifying sponsors, raising revenue, increasing awareness and implementing event activities. Day-of volunteers are also needed.
- Walk to End Alzheimer's® - our signature fundraising event each fall
- Click on the walk location nearest you to access the volunteer sign-up form for that event! Have a question? Contact the staff person below.
- The Longest Day - a creative fundraising DIY event that can be done ANYTIME and celebrated during a global day of awareness on or around the summer solstice (June 20, 2024).
- To learn more about joining our volunteer leadership team for The Longest Day, please email Betsy Morgan-Brown at email@example.com.
- Ride to End ALZ South Carolina - Group Ride - July 12-14, 2024 / Virtual Challenge July 1-31, 2024
- Save the date for July 12-14, 2024 - Registration coming soon!
- Learn more about the Ride and submit the volunteer sign-up form from the event site. Questions? Email Jerry Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ways to get involved with advocacy
"I'm able to impact my community by knowing how to communicate with legislators on how to solve real world issues. I have the ability to influence policymakers to create or modify laws that matter most in the dementia and Alzheimer's community.... I most enjoy that I'm not alone in this fight to preserve the memories of humanity."
-Kimaya Brown, volunteer advocate, Eutawville
Be an advocate for state & federal policies
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. To learn more
and get started, please fill out our advocacy volunteer interest form
. For more information, email DeeAnn Jones at email@example.com or call/text 803-888-5628.