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Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Community Outreach Representative

Community Representatives are community engagers that raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and link consumers to Alzheimer's Association services.  These volunteers serve as liaisons between the Association and local groups such as neighborhoods, rural counties, businesses, and civic organizations or faith communities. Community Representatives share information about Alzheimer's disease, free resources offered through the Alzheimer's Association, and the many ways to join our cause at local community and education events.

Key Activities:

  • Represent the Alzheimer's Association at a minimum of 12 events / per year and distribute Alzheimer’s literature at events or appearances in your local community.

  • Present key talking points, brief presentations and short overviews of Association services as coordinated with local Alzheimer's Association staff. Examples of venues include health fairs, community events, community organizations, civic organizations, sororities/fraternities, clubs, senior centers and schools and other locations identified by the volunteer.

  • Promote Alzheimer’s education by hosting at least one education event per year in your community; help promote the events by utilizing local networks, announcements, bulletin boards, social media, websites, and physical displays in your community.

  • Connect members of the community with additional Association services by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs & free 24/7 Helpline.

  • Engage community members in the cause by promoting annual awareness campaigns such as Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, chapter volunteer opportunities and participation in Walk to End Alzheimer’s or The Longest Day.

  • Complete necessary paperwork for reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated individual that is comfortable reaching out to individuals and families in need and connecting them to the Alzheimer's Association.

  • Proactive and passionate about the mission of Alzheimer’s Association.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Comfort with computers and familiarity with email.

  • Ability to network, and collaborate with staff, volunteers, and community partners.

 

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Volunteers needed through 3/18/2025

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St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 539-4063
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