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The number of Ontarians with dementia is expected to increase by 40% in the next decade. The human costs and the costs to our health-care system will be enormous. We really could not do what we do to support people with dementia, and raise money to find a cure, without volunteers.

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We value your experience, your input, your enthusiasm and the opportunity to work with you. To find out how you can get involved, please contact Shannon Van Watteghem at 519-974-2220 ext. 237 or send an email to [email protected]

 

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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 opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time and skills with the Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County.  Please see the below descriptions of volunteer opportunities and apply filling out our Application Form. 

Volunteer Board Directors and Standing Committee Members-At-Large

If you are interested and would like more information on becoming a Board Director or member-at-large on one of the Board's standing committees (Finance & Services. Nominating & Governance, Community Advisory Council), please contact Sally Bennett Olczak, CEO, by email at [email protected] or phoning (519) 974-2220 ext 223.