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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

  • 1 person is interested
Community Representative
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Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Hispanics are 1.5x more likely than whites to have Alzheimer’s or another dementia. By volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association, you can help us work towards our mission of ending Alzheimer's and all other dementias by driving risk reduction and early detection, maximizing quality care and support, and accelerating global research. Work with us in your local community or virtually!

Key Activities:

  • Represent the Alzheimer's Association at a target community events (in person or virtually) in neighborhoods, rural counties, business and civic organizations or faith communities.
  • Offer 20-minute Introduction to Alzheimer’s presentations for community organizations, congregations, civic organizations, sororities / fraternities, clubs and other locations.
  • Promote support groups, education programs, Alzheimer & Brain Awareness Month, Walk to End Alzheimer’s, or The Longest Day using your local connections, bulletin boards, social media and physical displays in your community.
  • Connect the Alzheimer's Association to new community organizations and connect people with additional Association services and volunteer opportunities

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias while serving your local community.
  • Be recognized as a leader and resource for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
  • Join a network of other volunteers, staff and community leaders to help create a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.
  • Quarterly volunteer roundtable events!

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 to apply. Background checks are required.
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) encouraged, but not necessary.

Commitment Expected:

  • Hours vary depending on YOUR schedule. We will take any time you're willing to give to the cause.

  • In person (San Francisco/East bay area) or virtual opportunities available.

The Alzheimer's Association will provide training, information and electronic or printed materials to assist in your efforts. Orientation includes several hours of online learning, self-study and shadowing or mentoring by local Alzheimer's Association staff and volunteers. Some materials are available in multiple languages. Accommodations may be possible. Reach out to get more information!

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About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

Location:

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

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

We provide programs and support services for patients, families, caregivers, and others in the San Francisco Bay Area affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Outside the federal government, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest research funder in the country and offers advocacy opportunities to make public policy change.

At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission. The Association leads strategic initiatives to support diversity and a culture of inclusivity. These strategic initiatives also strengthen outreach to all populations, providing communities with resources and support to address the Alzheimer’s crisis. By partnering with organizations locally and nationally to advance diversity and inclusion, the Association can broaden its reach in all communities.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Community, Health & Medicine, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2000 Powell StEmeryville, CA 94608

(37.83804,-122.30086)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Community Outreach
  • Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies (contact staff partner). Lots of flexibility.
  • Background check and conflict of interest form are done virtually.

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