Join the fight against Alzheimer's disease! Become a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association in Amarillo, El Paso, Midland, Odessa, Lubbock, San Angelo and neighboring communities of West Texas. From raising awareness to leading a support group to delivering education workshops, there are many ways to get involved. See below for opportunities that best fit your interests and availabilities.
Apply today at volunteer.alz.org.
Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who help Alzheimer's Association raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of educational offerings in the community. These volunteers deliver presentations using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Community Representatives raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association service by serving as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and local groups such as neighborhoods, rural counties, business and civic organizations or faith communities.
Community Volunteer Leaders
Community Volunteer Leaders help recruit program volunteers, network, build relationships, plan & promote local events, and evaluate community needs. Community Volunteer Leaders traditionally serve an underserved rural or minority communities to raise awareness and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs.
Early-Stage Social Engagement Leader
Early Stage Social Engagement Leaders plan, implement and assure positive experience during social engagement events/activities for people living with memory loss and their care partners.
Faith Outreach Representative
Faith Outreach Representatives serve as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and local faith groups and congregations by sharing information about Alzheimer’s disease, free resources offered through the Alzheimer’s Association, and the many ways to join our cause at local community and education events.
Promotores are volunteer community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer’s Association services. Promotores are traditionally known as connectors, educators, mentors, counselors, peer leaders, patient navigators or health advocates and serve as liaisons between the Alzheimer's Association and the Hispanic/Latino community.
Caregiver and Early Stage Support Group Facilitator
Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia.