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Get Involved, Make A Difference...Volunteer!

The Alzheimer's Association counts on some 35,000 volunteers nationwide. Please join our dedicated volunteers in helping achieve our vision of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease while optimizing quality of life for people who are affected by the disease. Whether you can spare only a couple of hours or weeks or make a more significant time committment, we hope you will consider joining this very special community.

Volunteers are critical to the Alzheimer's Association's ability to provide needed information and support to the families of those who have Alzheimer's disease.
Please read the application carefully.

Applications may be mailed, faxed, or emailed.

Alzheimer's Association
c/o Sherry Warren, Office Operations Manager
6350 Center Drive, Suite 102
Norfolk, VA 23502

Fax number: 757-461-7902

If you have any questions, please call Sherry Warren at 800.272.3900 or email

Our Most Urgent Volunteer Needs

The Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter has several openings for volunteers with special skills in certain areas. Below are a few of these exciting opportunities:

Office Support Specialist

-Greet visitors, answer phones and direct callers to appropriate staff. Assists with general office functions. Includes filing, copying, typing, answering phones, follow-up calls, stocking supplies, assembling packets and mailings, shredding, using the Internet, or other tasks. Training is provided (Norfolk or Williamsburg).

Community Resource Specialist

- Place phone calls and do Internet searches to keep Resource Manual updated. Make changes and update database. Work with staff and/or committee liaison.

Support Group Facilitator or Co-Facilitator

- Facilitate or co-facilitate a monthly support group. Provide support to attendees by answering questions, listening, and addressing concerns about Alzheimer's disease, community resources, and chapter services. Extensive training is provided and a minimum of 1-year commitment is required.

"Day-of" Special Events Support

- Serve at periodic events to help with logistics, set up, tear down, staff support, or general assistance where needed. Great for groups or people looking for an as needed committment.

Special Events Planning Committee

- Committee member for association sponsored events. May help with any of the following: Contacting sponsors, organizing guest lists, picking up donations, arranging logistics, publicizing event, or other duties needed to organize and produce an event. Serve on any of our event committees to plan a specific event from beginning to end.

Volunteer Community Educators

- Provide evidence-based educational presentations to community groups about the Association, chapter programs and services, the disease, and caregiving. Chapter staff provide volunteers with initial training and on-going support.

Memory Loss Referral Volunteers

- Assist with outreach to physicians and health care professionals on the disease, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tools, and networking opportunities to encourage early and accurate diagnosis.


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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.