You can make a difference in the lives of people affected by dementia by volunteering with the Alzheimer Society.
Volunteers needed to the Board of Directors
Find out more by clicking here.
See our current volunteer opportunities here.
Here are some ways that you can support the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County:
Friendly Caller - You will receive training to connect with caregivers or persons living with dementia to offer support, information and resources by phone.
Program - Help develop programs to support people with dementia or offer your time in a specific program in your community
Fundraising - Help out with events or volunteer to make calls. Share your creative imagination with us and join our dynamic team!
Leadership - Volunteer as a member of a board or committee, or offer support and training to other volunteers
Office Assistant - Provide administrative support or undertake specific projects, all the while keeping things running smoothly in the office.
Education Support - Join a dynamic team! Work alongside our Education Team and provide information to the community.
Graphics Designer - Help with graphic design and layout of newsletters, brochures, website development, event posters and other marketing materials.
Web Master - Help keep our website updated.
Grant Writer - Our staff is small, our resources are limited and the need is great!! Research potential funding sources, help prepare and submit proposals for grants.
Support Group Facilitator - Facilitate a support group, which offers emotional support and self-help to families of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Also a great opportunity to enhance or learn new skills.
Alzheimer Café - Unite those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, their caregivers, and families in a non-institutional setting that feels like a regular café complete with food, activities, entertainment and information.
Speak out - Help keep dementia top-of-mind among politicians and media
- Write letters or emails to different levels of government
- Meet with local politicians to help achieve public policy goals
- Participate in public forums, meetings or events
- Speak to radio, television or newspaper reporters (we’ll help you!)
To find out more about these opportunities, please contact:
Volunteer application form
If you would like to apply to become a volunteer, please download and fill in the volunteer application form and submit it to the:
Alzheimer Society Dufferin County
25 Centennial Rd., Unit 1
Orangeville, ON L9W 1R1
email: [email protected]