Virtual Community Representative
Alzheimer's Association Western New York
Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias while serving your local community!
Virtual Community Representatives are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer's Association services.
Seeking self-motivated individuals who are comfortable reaching out virtually to individuals, organizations, faith communities, etc. to link people with the Alzheimer's Association programs and services and connect the Alzheimer's Association to new community organizations.
All program volunteer participate in initial training and ongoing education and must comply with Alzheimer's Association volunteer policies and procedures.
About Alzheimer's Association Western New York
6215 Sheridan Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY 14221, US
Our 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.
We provide programs and services to those with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia and their families. The Western New York Chapter serves all eight counties of WNY including Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming. We provide care consultations, a 24-hour helpline (1.800.272.3900), safety services, early stage programs, and education programs for caregivers, healthcare professionals and the general public. The Alzheimer's Association is also the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. Together, we are elevating research, public policy, and awareness to unprecedented levels in pursuit of better treatments, a cure of a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.