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Celebrating Hope Gala Committee Member

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Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter

Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Role: Committee Member, Celebrating Hope
Location: Fairfield County
Division/Department: Development / Special Events
Reports to: Diana Maynard, Development Manager

Event Specifics: Celebrating Hope is about creating an evening to inspire people to believe, hope, and help make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. This event raises vital funds for the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association so they can continue to offer education, programs and services to those living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.

We are looking for volunteers with a connection and commitment to our fight to end Alzheimer's. Currently, our biggest areas of need are audience development and sponsorship.

Committee Meetings: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, monthly committee meetings are held virtually for the time being.

Planning timeframe: January - June 2020 (Event Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021)

Objective: Work with Association staff to identify, engage, solicit and steward corporate and individual sponsors within Greenwich, Stamford and the surrounding communities.

Skills Needed:

Experience with project management (ability to lead, delegate and collaborate)

Knowledge of corporate and community giving within Fairfield County and what inspires people to give

Experience with Microsoft Office

Organized / Attention to timeline and details

Knowledge of and commitment to the Alzheimer’s Association

Sales experience or being a member of the business committee can be helpful

Not afraid to ask questions, and ask for donations

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About Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter


200 Executive Blvd, Southington, CT 06489, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s Disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.


The Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association depends on the commitment and dedication of its volunteers. We have a variety of opportunities to offer volunteers throughout the state of Connecticut. Volunteers help us run special events, work in our offices, deliver education and programs, act as advocates and speakers in the community, staff our helplines and run Support Groups, as examples. Our volunteers are passionate and enthusiastic members of our team without whom we could not work towards an end to the Alzheimer's disease.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking





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