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Orange/ Sullivan County Walk to End Alzheimer's Committee Member

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley Chapter

  • 19 people are interested
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Alzheimer's Association 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. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.

Our Vision : A world without Alzheimer's disease.

We are looking for passionate committee members for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association’s #1 fundraising program! Alzheimer’s isn’t stopping. Neither are we.


The volunteer's role for the Walk includes all or some of the following: attending monthly committee meetings (currently virtual), making phone calls to participants, writing thank you cards, reaching out to your network and making connections, assisting with the marketing of events, participating on the Walk social media pages, fundraising etc. Your Alzheimer's Association staff partner supports you throughout the program and is very flexible and happy to tailor your volunteer experience around your interests and schedule. We are currently 100% remote but will be in person when it is safe to do so.


Ideal volunteers would have some of these traits: Enjoy connecting with people, passionate about ending Alzheimer's, enthusiastic, creative, comfortable talking on the phone, and a willingness to participate in or co-host events.


Monthly commitment: Approximately 4-5 hours per month. This will vary depending on the month, and as mentioned above, our staff partner is very flexible with what works for you. While this year's walk is on O ctober 22nd, we like working with volunteers year-round. The volunteering begins on January 1st and goes through the end of December 2021.


*Feel free to reach out to Walk Manager, Kellee Thelman, at kgthelman@alz.org for more information*



This opportunity is currently virtual until it is safe to continue in-person activities.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley Chapter

Location:

2649 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Description

The Hudson Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association covers the counties of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Dutchess. Offices are located in Purchase, Poughkeepsie, Middletown and New City. www.alz.org/hudsonvalley for a complete list of services and special events.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Seniors
Board Development, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Bloomingburg, NY 12721

(41.55426,-74.4396)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Retail / Sales
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • We are flexible with the time commitment of this opportunity. We say it is about 1-2 hours per month.

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