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You can make it happen…
a world without
Alzheimer's disease


Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Whether you can spare a few hours a week or make a more significant time commitment, please consider becoming an Alzheimer's Association volunteer. There are many ways to volunteer.

Volunteer Interest:
If you are interested in volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association Arkansas Chapter, please contact Melissa Curry by calling 479.783.2022 or emailing mcurry@alz.org.


Ways to Volunteer


Support Group Facilitator
Coordinate and facilitate support groups for people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease and caregivers, family members and friends of someone with the disease. Training is provided.

Walk to End Alzheimer's 
Come walk with us! Alzheimer's Association Walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. We need volunteers who can help plan, promote and work the day of the event. You can also form a walking team of family, friends or co-workers. Read more.

Office Support
Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our office running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying. 

Educational Meetings and Seminars
Greet and register seminar participants and assist with informational materials to be distributed.

Health Fairs, Street Fairs, Agency Fairs
“Man” an Alzheimer's Association table at health fairs, agency fairs and street fairs (seasonal). Answer basic questions on Alzheimer’s disease to senior groups, corporate offices, community centers and schools. Volunteer training provided by the Alzheimer's Association. 

Speakers Bureau
Make presentations about Alzheimer’s disease to senior centers, community organizations, clubs, congregations and schools. Volunteer training provided by the Alzheimer's Association. 

Become an Alzheimer’s Advocate
Help shape laws at the federal, state or local level by talking with legislators and educating them about Alzheimer’s related issues. Association advocates have successfully raised government funds for Alzheimer’s research and improved access to care and support services for people in their communities. Read more.

Become a Champion
Join the movement to dramatically increase awareness and concern about Alzheimer’s.  We’re calling on 5 million Americans – one for every person living with the disease – to become a Champion and join the Alzheimer cause. When you sign up, you will receive email updates and information on how you can help. Read more.

Volunteer at Work
Read about champions at work.

Alzheimer’s Early Detection Alliance
Read about the AEDA

Special Events
Help us raise money through other seasonal events, such as Forget Me Not Days or Blondes vs. Brunettes!

African American, Hispanic & LGBT Community Outreach
Help host education programs, greet guests, assist with registration, and share information about Alzheimer's Association services and programs.

For more information

There are many other volunteer opportunities with the Alzheimer’s Association for individuals who are bilingual and with a variety of skill sets, such as data entry and graphic design. For more information about these opportunities, please contact contact Melissa Curry by calling 479.783.2022 or emailing mcurry@alz.org.

 


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.