Waltham, MA 02452
Volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter! Are you passionate about the fight to end Alzheimer’s and dementia? Do you have a hobby or activity that you love? ( ex: motorcycle riding, pickleball, gardening, disc golf, video streaming) Are you interested in combining your passion and hobbies into a networking and fundraising event to support the Alzheimer’s Association? We’re looking for volunteer leaders to help us grow The Longest Day, a signature fundraising and awareness event of the Alzheimer’s Association. 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. Our chapter serves all those affected by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia in Massachusetts and New Hampshire including more than 156,000 individuals living with Alzheimer’s. The Longest Day (TLD) is the do-it-yourself fundraising and awareness event of the Alzheimer's Association. People across the globe pick an activity, a date and a location and invite friends, family and community to participate and donate. On the longest day of the year--the summer solstice--we collectively honor and remember all those affected and celebrate the impact of our year round fundraising for the fight to #ENDALZ. TLD activities range from yoga, golf, kayaking, tennis and hiking, to board game nights, card game tournaments, barbecues, fishing, baking and so much more! The opportunities are endless and creativity is welcome and encouraged! Responsibilities/ Volunteer Role: Help us grow in specific activities by using your connections and networking in the field of your activity and hobby Encourage your network to participate in The Longest Day by hosting an event of their own Collaborate and brainstorm with your local TLD staff partner on a plan to recruit and engage new activity-based groups Attend any relevant events such as networking events, fitness competitions, festivals, etc. and be an ambassador for The Longest Day and the Alzheimer’s Association Post in Facebook groups or Meetup groups to share info about TLD that are relevant to that activity Benefits of Volunteering for your Career Path: Reinforces skills you’re already learning in your current role, and develops new skills Builds leadership skills and opportunities in an additional venue Connects you with like-minded socially conscious individuals working towards a greater goal Provides valuable networking prospects Unites people from differing industries and backgrounds, creating a unique network outside your current role Makes you a more qualified and desirable candidate for your next job Examples of areas we are looking to expand in: Pickleball Car Shows Fitness (Boxing, CrossFit, running clubs, etc.) Rowing & Kayaking Leagues & Clubs (Disc golf, corn hole, bowling, ultimate frisbee, etc.) Gaming & Live Streaming Motorcycle Club Rides The above are popular activities we have identified for growth potential, but the opportunities for networking and creativity are limitless and we welcome anyone who is passionate about ending Alzheimer’s and dementia. This is a volunteer role that can be done anywhere, on your own time, and within your own community in our Massachusetts & New Hampshire chapter. **Note: you must be located in Massachusetts or New Hampshire, USA.** If you are interested in learning more, please apply or contact Meghan O'Neil at email@example.com!
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2022
Waltham, MA 02452
We're looking for volunteers to lead our social media pages for The Longest Day, a signature fundraising event for the Alzheimer's Association! Are you passionate about the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease? Do you have experience in running social media pages (Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.) ? Are you interested in combing your passion and skills for a fundraising event for the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter? ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION 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. Our chapter serves all those affected by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia in Massachusetts and New Hampshire including more than 154,000 individuals living with Alzheimer’s. ABOUT THE LONGEST DAY The Longest Day (or TLD) is a do-it-yourself fundraising and awareness event where participants choose any activity, any date, and anywhere to put together their own TLD event. Together, we all come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's. In the Massachusetts/ New Hampshire chapter, our fundraisers host their own events YEAR ROUND such as a yoga fundraiser, hiking in the White Mountains, board game nights with family, a neighborhood cookout, walking a marathon, you name it! ABOUT THE VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION As a leader of our Social Media Team for The Longest Day committee, you would: Create and run a TLD MA/NH Chapter Instagram Create content (reels, carousel posts) to keep people engaged Regularly share content, comment on posts, and respond to direct messages Expand into other social media opportunities such as Tik Tok Share responsibility with TLD event manager of posting to TLD Facebook page If this sounds like you, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with a bit about your background within social media! Please let us know if you have any questions at all, and we're excited to chat with you! Thanks! Meghan O'Neil Manager, The Longest Day MA/NH Chapter alz.org/thelongestday
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2022