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Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

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Media Relations Volunteers act as the eyes and ears of the Alzheimer’s Association, monitoring local news outlets for opportunities to engage the media in telling stories or sharing information related to the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Media Relations Volunteers are needed throughout the Silicon Valley.

Projects include monitoring local newspapers to identify topics related to the Alzheimer's Association mission; monitor other local media (broadcast, internet, social) and identify ways to engage; identify local media members who report on dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other relevant topics; under direction of Communications staff, reach out to local reporters with news and information; write or coordinate others to write Letters to the Editor; and assist with placement of calendar items.

This would be a great opportunity for a volunteer with a Communications background, or who is a current Communications major.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

Location:

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission: 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. Our vision, A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Description

We provide programs and support services for patients, families, caregivers, and others in the San Francisco Bay Area affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Outside the federal government, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest research funder in the country and offers advocacy opportunities to make public policy change.

At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission. The Association leads strategic initiatives to support diversity and a culture of inclusivity. These strategic initiatives also strengthen outreach to all populations, providing communities with resources and support to address the Alzheimer’s crisis. By partnering with organizations locally and nationally to advance diversity and inclusion, the Association can broaden its reach in all communities.

Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101San Jose, CA 95131

(37.37876,-121.92126)
 

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Graphic Design / Print

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 19
  • 6 hours per week

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