Volunteer

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We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with dementia. But we can't do this alone, we need volunteers of all ages and skills to help.

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If you are interested in joining our volunteer team, contact our offices at (613) 962-0892.

Why volunteer?

Dementia is a growing public health crisis that threatens to overwhelm families, communities and our health-care system. This disease takes more than just life; it takes memories and abilities first, leaving individuals entirely dependent on their caregivers. With over 250,000 Ontarians diagnosed and that total rising every year, we need to take action now.

At the Alzheimer Society, we are dedicated to providing Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow… ®. But we can’t do this alone. We need volunteers of all ages and skills to help make a difference in the lives of people with dementia. Check out the links below to see how you can get involved.

Benefits of volunteering

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Volunteers are essential for our organization to accomplish its mission. We need your time, energy and enthusiasm. When you choose to make a difference, it is not just the Society and your community that benefits, but yourself as well. Check out below all these great reasons to get involved!

Improve lives

  • Whether it’s to help those with dementia, their caregivers or families, make a difference in your community

Share your knowledge

  • We are always looking to our volunteers for new ideas, insights and experiences

Be a source of support

  • Whether it's through raising money, awareness or helping to deliver programs at your local Society, volunteering supports those with dementia and their families.

Learn new skills

  • Gain practical experience and advance your career

Become engaged in your community

  • By volunteering, you will have to chance to meet new people, connect with your community and make memories to last a lifetime

Have fun!

  • Volunteering is a great way to leave the house and make a difference while having fun in the process

Be a champion for dementia

  • Advocate for our cause by contacting your local politician and demanding government action.