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McHenry County Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter

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The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's(r) is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 24 locations in the Illinois region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.

We are still planning an in-person walk this year but are modifying this event slightly due to COVID-19. We are expecting fewer people at the event itself and will adhere to all CDC guidelines but still need volunteers for a variety of roles including:

Set-Up

6AM-8:30AM

Assist staff member with the set-up and preparation of event site

Breakdown/Cleanup

10:30AM-1:00PM

Assist in the breakdown of the event site

Food Area

7AM-10:30AM

Organize and distribute refreshments and snacks to the walkers

Promise Garden

7:30AM-10:30AM

Assist in the distribution, collection and "planting" of the promise garden flowers in the Promise Garden

Route Guide

9AM-12PM

Stand in designated spots along the route to guide walkers along the course

Water Station

8AM-12PM

Manage the water stations at the Start and Finish Line and along the course route

Photographer

8AM-11AM

Take photos of event, teams and participants

7 Shifts

  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - morning / 06:00 AM to 08:30 AM
    Set-Up 6AM-8:30AM Assist staff member with the set-up and preparation of event site
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - morning / 07:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Food Area 7AM-10:30AM Organize and distribute refreshments and snacks to the walkers
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - morning / 07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Promise Garden 7:30AM-10:30AM Assist in the distribution, collection and "planting" of the promise garden flowers in the Promise Garden
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Photographer 8AM-11AM Take photos of event, teams and participants
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - 08:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Water Station 8AM-12PM Manage the water stations at the Start and Finish Line and along the course route
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Route Guide 9AM-12PM Stand in designated spots along the route to guide walkers along the course
  • Sun Oct 03, 2021 - 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM
    Breakdown/Cleanup 10:30AM-1:00PM Assist in the breakdown of the event site
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter

Location:

8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, 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 Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. The Illinois Chapter serves 87 counties, with offices in Bloomington, Marion, Chicago, Joliet, Peoria, Quincy, Rockford, and Springfield. Since 1980, the Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes across the state.

Community
Seniors
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sun Oct 03, 2021
07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This opportunity has 7 shifts

WHERE

851 Illinois 176Crystal Lake, IL 60014

(42.24555,-88.35974)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Customer Service
  • Adult Education
  • Healthcare
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • This is a one day event and the time commitment is based on what shift you choose to help with. Please see the description for the full shift options.

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