Visit our new volunteer website at volunteers.alzheimerniagara.ca for up-to-date volunteer information and training!
The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region relies on the support of people like you. In just a few hours a week you can help to improve the quality of life for individuals and families in your own community living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Please review our volunteer opportunities to determine which one best fits your lifestyle. All of our volunteers are provided with training to help them in their role(s). Our volunteer coordinator is always available to answer any question you may have:
Coordinator of Volunteer Programs
905-687-6856 ext. 544
Benefits of volunteering
Volunteers are people like you who want to make a difference in their community. When you become an Alzheimer Society volunteer you have a chance to:
- Help make life better for those living with dementia
- Help improve the quality of community life
- Support a cause that you believe in
- Work with other members of the team to achieve a specific goal
Volunteering also helps you make a difference in your own life. You can:
- Use your professional skills in a new setting
- Meet other people who share your interests and passions
- Learn new skills and discover new talents
- Advance your career or gain experience and qualifications for future employment, scholarships, bursaries and academic programs
- Build your network and establish contacts in your field of interest
- Boost your health and reduce your stress
- Create a schedule that works for you
- Have fun!
Volunteer application form
If you would like to apply to become a volunteer please complete our volunteer application form and we will get back to you as soon as possible!
Volunteer time sheet
If you are a Friendly Visiting Volunteer, you may now report your volunteer hours using our new volunteer time sheet. You can easily access this form from the "Quick Links" section of our website on the bottom of every webpage.
Accessibility Commitment Statement
The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is committed to treating each person in a way that will allow them to maintain their independence and dignity. The Society believes in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing identified barriers to accessibility, educating employees and meeting the accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
If you, or someone that you represent, has a disability and needs accessible services, information in an alternate format, would like to provide feedback to us, or require any other accommodation, please contact: Denise Verreault, Director of Programs and Services.