POSITION SUMMARY Medical Outreach Volunteers act as the face of the Alzheimer’s Association, representing the organization within healthcare systems, such as medical offices, hospitals, and specialty practices.
PURPOSE Create awareness of our Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by sharing Alzheimer’s Association programs and services with the medical care field.
Represent the Alzheimer’s Association at medical care facilities in the community
Provide information to medical providers and make referrals to Alzheimer’s Association staff when needed
Retrieve supplies from the office before outreach; return supplies within 3-5 days of outreach
Give short presentations (3-5 minutes) on Alzheimer’s Association programs and services
Strong communication skills
Comfortable speaking with the public
Willingness to learn Alzheimer’s disease and dementia information
Punctual and dependable
Availability to volunteer during the day, evenings, or weekends
Possess reliable transportation with current auto insurance
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
Support the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association
Ability to travel throughout the Greater North Valley area preferred, but not required
Days and hours vary; outreach typically lasts 2-4 hours
Medical Outreach Volunteers are required to complete at least one outreach event per month, with a minimum of a 6 month commitment
Overview of the Alzheimer’s Association mission, services, and programs, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, as well as best outreach practices will be provided.
Medical Outreach Volunteers will be supervised until training has been completed; once completed, volunteers are expected to outreach on their own
Office location: 150 Amber Grove Drive, Suite 154 Chico, CA 95973
Locations of outreach opportunities vary
Interns, volunteers and contractors are required to pass a background check before work commences. The Alzheimer’s Association believes that engaging qualified individuals in our mission contributes to the overall strategic success of the organization. Background checks are valuable in promoting a safe work environment for Association employees, interns, volunteers, contractors, donors and clients.