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Read through the volunteer job descriptions below, then CLICK HERE to fill out a volunteer application.

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​​Administrative Support 
Administrative Support Volunteers play a vital role in creating a first impression for our office by greeting guests. These volunteers may also be invited to assist other departments to contribute to day-to-day office functionality. All administrative support positions provide opportunity for volunteers to demonstrate initiative, flexibility and a desire to learn.

Data Entry 
Data Entry Volunteers are needed to enter program meeting registrations and attendance into a database. Being able to read a variety of handwriting styles would be helpful. Training provided, however basic computer, mouse, and keyboard skills are required. Experience with Windows and navigating menus is a bonus.

Commitment:
2-3 hours at a time
Training:
On-site training provided (Data Entry in Tulsa and OKC offices only)
Special Requirement:
Background check required for data entry

Community Educator

Community Educators represent the Alzheimer’s Association at speaking engagements and present information on a variety of Alzheimer's and dementia topics. Scripted curricula and Powerpoint presentations are provided. Volunteer must bring personal or professional knowledge of the disease to their role. 

Commitment:
12 month minimum; 4 speaking engagements per year; schedule varies. 
Training:
6-hour training and initial materials provided; additional support and materials provided as needed
Special Requirements:
Background check required

Community Representative

Community Representatives cultivate relationships by attending heath fairs and other community events to share information about Alzheimer's disease and services provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. Includes set-up, handing out materials, answering questions and connecting people back to the 24/7 Helpline or the local chapter. 

Commitment:
12 month minimum; 2-4 events per year
Training:
Initial interview and on-site training provided
Special Requirement:
Background check required

Faith Ambassador

Faith Ambassadors serve as a liaisons between their faith community and the Alzheimer's Association by becoming knowledgeable about the chapter's services and connecting people with them. With the help of other program volunteers, they plan education or awareness events for their faith community and offer a listening ear to members.

Commitment:
12 month minimum
Training: 
On-site training and support provided  
Special Requirements:
Background check required

Support Group Facilitator

Volunteer Support Group Facilitators are some of our most dedicated and involved members of our team. Facilitators need not be "experts" in dementia, but should be good communicators that can encourage conversation within a group of individuals.  They provide emotional, social and educational support for those caring for loved ones in all stages of dementia by facilitating conversations about the challenges and successes of being a caregiver. Facilitators are needed statewide.

Commitment:
12 month minimum
Training: 
Onsite training and ongoing support provided
Special Requirements:
Background check required

Advocate

Legislative Support
These volunteers help by taking action in response to alerts and advocacy mailings issued by the chapter or home office. They also take initiative to communicate regularly with their elected representatives about policy-related Alzheimer’s issues, and communicate with the public policy staff about the actions they have taken. These volunteers are expected to stay in-the-know by regularly following public policy issues through chapter mailings, newsletter, and website.

Core Advocates
These specialized advocates must have personal experience with Alzheimer's disease. They do the work of a Legislative Support Advocate, plus they are willing and able to be a spokesperson at a public events, legislative hearings and/or in the media, and/or are willing to ask others to respond to issues and participate in policy-related events.

Commitment:
Varies
Training: 
Onsite training and ongoing support provided
Special Requirements:
None

Special Event Support

Special Event Volunteers assist chapter staff with event setup and breakdown, registration, vendor management, reminder calls, mailings and other duties as assigned. Special events include: Memory Gala (Tulsa only); Horses, Hats & Hope (OKC only); The Longest Day; and Walk to End Alzheimer's. 
 
Commitment:
Varies
Training: 
Onsite training and ongoing support provided
Special Requirements:
None
 
For chapter-wide volunteer inquiries, contact Morgan at mofitzgerald@alz.org or 405.279.9135.

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