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Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Volunteers Needed!
Help us END ALZ!

The Alzheimer's Association is in need of assistance in specific counties within our chapter in Albany, NY.

Please take a look at all of our opportunities on our page!

Even though we are currently virtual, we still ask that you live in or within driving distance of the below NY counties, as we will be returning to in person:

We need the help of volunteers in these NY counties: Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Greene Montgomery, Fulton, Schoharie, Delaware, Otsego, and Hamilton.

We urgently need Faith Outreach Representatives for those who are involved in their local place of worship and/or a Community Outreach Representatives to help bridge the gap between the Alzheimer's Association and your community so we can bring our free services to rural counties.

Apply below and please let us know which county you are interested in volunteering in. Thank you for your help!

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About Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Location:

4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205, US

Mission Statement

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

The Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves a 17-county area in the northeastern most corner of New York State. These counties cover over 15,000 square miles, representing approximately 30% of New York State, and are home to 1.5 million people. It is estimated that 40,000 of the friends and neighbors living in this area have Alzheimer’s disease. As is the fact across the country, almost 80% of all persons who have Alzheimer’s live at home and are cared for by a family caregiver and 1 out of 3 adults personally know someone with the disease. This means that there are approximately ½ million people in the northeastern region of New York who need education, information and referral services and approximately 24,000 family caregivers who need support, respite care and an array of tools to help them with this difficult task.

We pride ourselves for being here for our families and those who work with our families. To make sure that we are accessible we have an administrative office in Albany and 11 Point-of-Services located throughout the region, including Sidney, Delhi, Cooperstown, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Indian Lake, Hudson, Catskill, Johnstown, Amsterdam and Fort Edward.

Community
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-6 hours per month
  • Please only apply if you are within a close proximity to these NY counties: Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Greene Montgomery, Fulton, Schoharie, Delaware, Otsego, and Hamilton.

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