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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association


Over 180,000 North Carolina residents are currently living with Alzheimer's disease and that number is expected to increase 22% by 2025. Chances of encountering someone living with dementia and/or their caregiver becomes more likely every day.

This Community Educator will lead first responders through Approaching Alzheimers: First Responder Training*** in addition to presenting on the 10 Warning Signs or Understanding Alzheimer's. The programs are already created with scripts and resources. It would be helpful if the volunteer could connect with potential partners - sheriff, police, fire, EMT, community college, dispatch, volunteers, etc.

Presenters are expected to:
 Lead a program at least quarterly through staff collaboration and/or by scheduling your own presentations (faith community, nonprofit organizations, social services, etc.)
 Refer attendees to the resources and programs of the Alzheimer’s Association as appropriate
 Arrive on time, have reliable transportation, be comfortable with public speaking and technology
 Successfully complete online training as well as individual preparation for each program

For more information about joining our Community Education Team, please complete the Volunteer Interest Profile at or contact Brooke Vallely at

***The modification of this training from a live workshop to an online program was funding by a grant from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. The DOJ/BJA has reviewed the material and provided feedback.

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About Alzheimer's Association


5171 Glenwood Ave, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.​ Our Mission: 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.​​


The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias.

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research towards methods of treatment, prevention and ultimately a cure.

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer's research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

See our impact at


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Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Wilmington, NC 28401



  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Public Speaking
  • EMT
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Sales Coaching & Training


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours
  • Present quarterly and help connect the program to the right people in the community

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