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The Alzheimer’s Association counts on 35,000 volunteers nationwide to help fulfill our mission. Please consider joining us to help support the families in Illinois who are currently dealing with Alzheimer’s disease.

Whether you have one hour to spend with us or a few hours each week, we can find the right fit for your interest and skills. Volunteer & Internship opportunities are available at each of our six offices and, in some cases; you may be able to volunteer from the comfort of your own home.

We currently have the following volunteer opportunities available:

  • 24/7 Helpline
  • Alzheimer’s Association 
    Community Representatives
  • Advocacy
  • ALZ Stars
  • Forget Me Not Days
  • General Office
  • Illinois Action Summit
  • Junior Board 
  • Support Group Facilitator
  • Special Event/Day of Event
  • Special Event Committee
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s
  • Veterans Advisory Committee

In order to become a volunteer at the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, we request that volunteers create a profile. This will help to inform us of your volunteer interests and availability. At the Chapter, we strive to make your volunteer experience the most rewarding. If you have a specific skill or if you are bilingual, we will work with you to determine the best volunteer position within our organization. Please click on the link below to complete our online application and learn more about each of our volunteer opportunities. We look forward to speaking with you in the near future.

Become an Alzheimer’s Association Community Representative

What is an Alzheimer’s Association Community Representative (AACR)?
AACRs assist the Alzheimer’s Association volunteer team in meeting the community needs by representing the Alzheimer’s Association at health and wellness fairs.

Become an AACR and join us in our fight against Alzheimer’s disease!

How can I become an AACR?
Create a volunteer profile and select “Alzheimer’s Association Community Rep.” You will need to provide two references: one personal and one educational/professional.

Contact Us
If you have questions, call 847.324.0380 or email Patricia Krieter at pkrieter@alz.org.

  

Walk to End Alzheimer's® Planning Committee Application

Walk Planning Committee members help plan the Walk to End Alzheimer's® from the kick-off to the wrap-up and everything in between! Some Walk Planning Committee members focus on growing the event, like recruiting new teams, covering the community in Walk materials, and securing sponsorships. Others focus on event production and find ways to enhance the event experience. Join the Walk Planning Committee for your event today!

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Volunteer grant programs are corporate giving programs created to encourage volunteerism in communities where employees live and work. Through these programs, companies provide monetary grants to organizations where employees volunteer on a regular basis. Click the button below to check if your company offers these programs.

     



 

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