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The Alzheimer's Association is the largest non-profit health organization dedicated to Alzheimer's disease. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease. To help us achieve that vision, our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and promotion of brain health, and to enhance care and support for all individuals, their families and caregivers.

The Georgia Chapter has a staff of approximately 40, located at regional offices and across the state. We need your help—no matter where you live in Georgia—to join us in the fight against the disease. If you are age 14-104 and can give an hour or two once in a while, an hour or two a week, or a greater time commitment, we need you. 

Our volunteers are very special people—individuals who share with us their skills and talents, and become part of the Association team. They are individuals who allow us to leverage our resources, giving us the maximum potential in providing the best possible service to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. All volunteers are asked to complete the volunteer application, go through an interview and training orientation to be best prepared for the duty that best matches their talent and desire.

From the mountains to the beach from Dalton to Valdosta to Columbus to Savannah and all across Georgia– great things happen when you volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association! Learn more about all of our volunteer opportunities and how to get started as an Alzheimer’s Association volunteer below. If you have a talent or interest in one specific area, we will work with you to put those skills to use. Some of our volunteer opportunities are outlined below:

Administrative Office Volunteers

Do you love a fun office environment and thrive on being organized and up for anything? As a member of the administrative team, you’ll help organize and prepare materials for conferences, special events and Helpline packets and aid in the overall workflow of a community outreach center. This encompasses answering and making phone calls. making copies, organizing mailings, computer work, data entry and more. We offer weekday and limited weekend opportunities. Volunteers can also be trained to facilitate basic educational programs.

Advocacy Volunteers

If you feel passionate about the Alzheimer’s cause and believe in the impact of public policy & advocacy, you will make a great advocacy volunteer! You don’t have to be experienced in advocacy (we teach you that!) just a desire to become an advocate. Advocates help us influence legislators at the state and federal level by sending emails, writing letters and calling or visiting legislators. We need individuals and groups to become informed about the issues and statistics related to Alzheimer's disease, then, as opportunities arise, help us get the word out by taking an action. Opportunities are available from simple actions from home (emails, calls or social media posts) to recruiting new advocates at walk to spending a day or two a year with us at an advocacy training or Alzheimer’s Awareness Day event at the Georgia Capitol to becoming an Alzheimer’s Congressional Team member or even to the pinnacle of grassroots advocacy as an Alzheimer’s Ambassador to your Congressman. Let us know you are interested and we will figure out, together, the best fit for you!

Health/Information Fair Representative

Do you enjoy meeting the public and sharing the resources of the Alzheimer's Association? Represent the Association and Community Outreach Centers across the state at various health and information fairs held in communities all around Georgia—volunteers from each county in GA are encouraged to become trained.

Speaker's Bureau Volunteers

Shrinking violet’s need not apply! Our Speakers Bureau volunteers represent and promote the Alzheimer’s Association through presentations and at events. Presentations can range from as little as three minutes to full one-hour trainings. Speakers Bureau volunteers may also distribute information and brochures at health fairs and employee giving drives. These volunteers need access to reliable transportation and should be willing and able to travel in local areas, representing the Association in the community by speaking to civic clubs, church groups, school groups, businesses, etc.

Fundraising Events

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Volunteer for Walk to End Alzheimer's as a member of our volunteer committees across the state. You can help plan and execute the event, assist with anything from publicity and team recruitment to logistics and securing sponsorship. Or, be a part of the team of volunteers that makes the walk happen on the day of the event, from setup to tear down.

Dancing Stars of Georgia

Volunteer for one of the seven exciting Dancing Stars fundraising events as a member of the committee. You can help us by soliciting sponsors to helping us find the right cast and finally assisting with logistics the evening of the event.

The Longest Day

Volunteer for the Longest Day, another signature event for the Alzheimer's Association. Volunteer opportunities including working with local task force on recruiting more teams, building awareness and even helping a local Longest Day team event in your area.

Support Group Volunteer

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that gives you in-person contact with families that are coping with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, facilitating a support group might be a good fit for you. Our expertly trained support group leaders facilitate or co-facilitate support groups throughout our chapter for family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on all topics related to Alzheimer’s disease. The required time commitment varies from three to four hours on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis depending upon the specific support group assigned. Support group leader volunteers are required to make a minimum one-year commitment.

"A Time To Talk" (Metro Atlanta only)

A Time To Talk is a peer telephone support program assisting persons with early stage dementia and caregivers of dementia patients. The program provides telephone calls 2 times a month to participants who can benefit by receiving emotional support, coping strategies, or just a listening ear by someone who understands. All calls are made by volunteers who either have early memory loss or experience caring for a person with dementia.

How to Become an Alzheimer's Association Volunteer

1. Print and fill out Volunteer Application.

2. Scan, e-mail, fax or mail your completed application to the regional office in your area.

Atlanta Metro Service Area

41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30346
Mia Chester |

Main: 404.728.1181
Fax: 404.636.9768

Augusta Service Area

106 SRP Dr., Ste. A
Evans, GA 30809

Main: 706.731.9060
Fax: 706.731.9099

Columbus Service Area

5900 River Rd., Suite 301
Columbus, GA 31904

Main: 706.327.6838
Fax: 706.494.0533

Dalton Service Area

922 East Morris Street
Dalton, GA 30721

Main: 706.275.0819
Fax: 706.275.0159

Macon Service Area 

886 Mulberry Street
Macon, GA 31201

Main: 478.746.7050 
Fax: 478.746.6679

Savannah Service Area                        

201 Television Circle
Savannah, GA 31406

Main: 912.920.2231
Fax: 912.921.7960

Tifton Service Area

225 E. 2nd Street
Tifton, GA 31794

Main: 229.388.8219 
Fax: 229.238.9945


For more information on volunteer opportunities please call 1.800.272.3900.


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.