Title: Ambassador
Supervisor(s): Executive Director, Marketing & Events Coordinator, Volunteer & Events Coordinator 
Time Commitment: 2 - 20 hours a year 

Purpose: Ambassadors should be willing to share some or their entire story.  By sharing their story, they are helping others to:

  • Understand more about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Learn about the programs and services the Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay offers
  • Feel comfortable enough to seek much needed help  

Tasks and responsibilities:

(may include all or some of the following)

  • Ambassadors would be called upon only for previously identified areas of interest and would be given ample notice and preparatory notes/training.  Various levels of time commitment could exist depending on the project, but the Society would discuss project details with Ambassadors, including time commitment, before proceeding
    • Provide testimonials or quotes (for advertising purposes)
    • Participate in photo shoots (for advertising purposes) or video recordings (e.g. for commercials, news stories, documentaries, etc.)
    • Act as spokespeople (e.g. at events, for media interviews, etc.)
    • And participate in other similar tasks as needed


  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Articulate
  • Passionate

Orientation and training:

  • Orientation to be provided prior to volunteerism


  • Application
  • Discussion interview
  • Reference checks
  • Training completion

Evaluation/Success Measures:

  • Evaluation will occur by discussion between the volunteer, the Digital Marketing Coordinator and the Volunteer and Event Coordinator as needed. Success criteria will be determined prior to volunteerism, and prior to and after each project.

To apply for this ongoing position, please fill out a volunteer application form. Once it's done, send it to our Volunteer Coordinator at [email protected] or by dropping it off or mailing it to: 

Volunteer Coordinator
Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay 
180 Park Avenue, Suite 310 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6J4

Fax: 807-345-1518 

Last Updated: 11/08/2017