Volunteer opportunities

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Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow...®

Join a team of volunteers dedicated to a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, and who ensure people living with the disease are welcomed, acknowledged and included until that day comes.

 To join us:

  1. Check what’s available on our listings (below). We have a range of volunteer opportunities available throughout B.C.
  2. Apply using our online application form.
  3. If you have other skills you’d like to donate, or if you have questions about our volunteer opportunities, please contact Volunteer Resources at volunteer@alzheimerbc.org.


Direct support

If you are interested in directly supporting families with dementia, we ask for a 3-month to one year commitment. Your training will be extensive, and the families you serve build strong relationships with volunteers over time. 

Position

Your Contribution

Locations

Minds In Motion® Assistant

6 months minimum

Provide assistance to participants during the fitness part of the program

Assist with the set up and clean-up of refreshments, and with games and activities for the social part of the program

Vancouver, North Vancouver, Coquitlam, Richmond, Victoria, Courtenay, Duncan, Parksville, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Prince George

Caregiver Support Group Co-Facilitator

One year minimum

Co-facilitate groups to strengthen the coping abilities of caregivers of people with dementia and reduce the impact of dementia on the community

Richmond, Maple Ridge, South Delta (Tsawwassen and Ladner), White Rock, Surrey, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Campbell River, Vancouver, Quesnel, Vanderhoof, Terrace, Victoria

Or contact us to start a new group in your community

Early Stage Support Group Co-Facilitator

One year minimum

Co-facilitate groups to strengthen the coping abilities of persons with dementia and reduce the impact of dementia on the community

White Rock, Surrey, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Maple Ridge, Victoria

Or contact us to start a new group in your community

First Link® Dementia Helpline Volunteer

One year minimum

Offer information and support on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to individuals, families, friends, caregivers and health professionals over phone

Vancouver

OFFICE & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Organizations require a lot of administrative effort to keep track of our good work and make sure everything is running smoothly.  Our office and administrative volunteers donate their diligence and attention to detail to help our Provincial and Regional Offices shine.

Position