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Support those with Alzheimer's: Join The Longest Day Planning Committee

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Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested
The Longest Day

Support those touched by Alzheimer's in Southern Oregon by bringing your energy and passion to our volunteer committee for The Longest Day (TLD), our annual "do-it-yourself" fundraising program. Shine a light with us to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's and all other dementia! We are currently 100% virtual, and follow CDC guidelines.

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.

The volunteer roles in your area for TLD include all or some of the following virtual connections:

  • Network and make connections
  • Coaching participants to easy, successful plans
  • Brainstorm with other volunteers and participants
  • Assist with marketing and outreach
  • Learn and share about the event with others
  • Make calls, send emails, or send cards to participants
  • Plan kickoffs and celebrations
  • Engage on social media
  • Host an activity and raise funds and awareness


Your Alzheimer's Association staff partner and volunteer leaders support you throughout the season, and are flexible and happy to tailor your volunteer experience around your interests and schedule. We are currently 100% remote.

Ideal volunteers would have some of these traits:

  • Enjoy connecting with people
  • Passionate about ending Alzheimer's
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative
  • Engaging
  • Strong writing skills
  • Leader/inspiring
  • Comfortable talking on the phone
  • willing to participate in or co-host events
  • Organized and detail oriented.


Monthly commitment: Approximately 4-5 hours per month. This will vary depending on the month, and as mentioned above, we are flexible with what works for you. While TLD is on June 20th, the committee functions year round. The volunteering begins in October 2020 and goes through the end of August 2021.

Contact Stephanie Foster, Event Manager, for more information. smfoster@alz.org or 503-416-0197

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About Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

Location:

1650 NW Naito Pkwy, #190, Portland, OR 97209, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter is part of the Alzheimer’s Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. From its offices in Portland, Eugene, Bend and Medford, the Oregon Chapter provides education and support for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their families and caregivers. In addition, it offers local support groups, early-stage engagement programs, community education classes and a 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900).

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1245 N. Riverside Ave., Suite 23Medford, OR 97501

(42.33916,-122.87682)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Racquet Sports

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • There is flexibility in when tasks are performed, with 4-5 hours per month as the average. If you have one hour a month, we can find useful tasks for that hour.

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