Helpline Specialist-Alzheimer's Association


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


8180 Greensboro DriveSuite 400McLean, VA 22102


Description: The Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter is looking for volunteers to serve as Helpline Specialists. Qualified volunteers will be thoroughly trained to follow up with constituents that call our 24/7 Helpline. Follow up will include phone calls, emails and postal mailing.


  • thorough knowledge of dementia, a passion to help people, excellent people skills, basic computer skills and a willingness to learn
  • Social Work, psychology, gerontology education
  • Time Required:
  • Training period a series on one-one sessions with our Helpline specialist
  • After training, volunteers will be asked to come into the office once a week for 2-3 hours to handle Helpline follow up. May be asked to come in at other times as needed to cover staff vacation or other needs


  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week
  • Training provided by Alzheimer's Association
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