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Volunteer with the Connecticut Chapter

 

At the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, volunteers help move our mission forward every day. Throughout the year, we are supported by hundreds of volunteers across all departments and offices.
They all have one thing in common – the desire to get behind our cause and make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, please check out the opportunities below and fill out our Volunteer Interest Form.
We'll reach out to you and we hope to see you soon!

 

Interested in becoming a Program Volunteer?

Learn more about Community Education and Support roles on our Program Volunteer Opportunities page!

 

Legislative Advocate

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most critical public health issues in America. Join the growing number of Alzheimer’s advocates who are making a difference. You can play an important role in change by sharing your story with elected officials via petitions, phone calls and community events. Make an impact by using your voice! 
 

Time Commitment: 1 hour a month
Training: 1-2 hours

 

Speakers Bureau Volunteer

We are looking for people comfortable with talking about their dementia journey. We may ask you to accept proclamations at city or town council meetings, share your story in the media, write articles or letters to the editor on timely dementia related issues or join us when we talk to community groups. We will work with you before the event!
 

Time Commitment: varies
Training: Meet with Communications team member before speaking event.

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee

Members of this committee plan the Walk to End Alzheimer’s from A to Z. This is an opportunity to turn your passion into a purpose and be a part of our signature fundraising event!  There is a role for everyone, including recruiting and retaining teams, managing relationships, networking, promoting, campaigning, spreading the word and coordinating event details. This is a great volunteer opportunity to give more!
 

Time commitment: monthly meetings, plus additional hours
Training: varies

 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Day Volunteer

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is built from the ground up by volunteers. The Walk Day volunteer is an incredibly impactful role. We need people to set up, hand out T-shirts and promise garden flowers, work registration, the food and drink areas, water stations along the route, the kid zone, the champions club tent, sponsor and the advocacy areas. We are also looking for a volunteer coordinator to ensure the process runs smoothly. We need volunteers for each of our 7 Walks!


Time commitment: Walk day
Training: that morning

 

The Longest Day Committee

The Longest Day of the year is June 20th, the summer solstice. TLD is also a do-it-yourself fundraiser where people can fight Alzheimer’s by raising funds and awareness through an activity they love to do - any day of the year. The volunteer committee will help recruit teams, provide coaching on fundraising and event planning and spread the word about this event.
  

Time commitment: monthly calls and some meetings
Training: varies

 

Administrative / Office Volunteer

Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, data entry, collating and copying. Make calls, light administrative duties.
 

Time commitment: varies
Training: varies

Special Event Committees

Looking for committee members to help us with our two relationship events planned for spring of 2020, one in the Northwest region, the other in lower Fairfield County. Plan, organize, gather auction items, market and promote and obtain committed sponsors… all to help us put on fun, meaningful and successful events.
 

Time commitment: varies

 

Graphic Design / Web Design Volunteer

Create flyers for events and graphics for social media. Help with website updates, adjust content for various pages of the website, assist with picture sizing, etc.
 

Time commitment: as needed

 

Internships

Learn more about non-profit management, events, marketing or social work with a hands-on internship with the Alzheimer's Association. Internships are unpaid but offer a valuable learning experience for any college student looking to work in the non-profit sector. We offer internships during the Fall (September - December), Winter/Spring (January - May), and Summer (May - August) semesters. Please visit our Careers page to apply for the internship that best suits you!

Time commitment: Minimum of 10-12 hours per week.

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