Want to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia? Share your time and skills with the Alzheimer Society and become a volunteer today!

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Fill out our Volunteer Application Form and connect with our Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to find out more.

How can I make a difference?

Volunteer at our special events, become a support group facilitator, provide office support, or volunteer at information booths - these are only some of the areas we need your help! Volunteers are essential to the work that we do to support people affected by dementia and fund research into the cause and cure. We couldn’t do it without you!

We know that volunteering is a great way to engage your brain, stay social, and learn new skills. These are all great ways to keep your brain healthy - so what are you waiting for?

Don't feel qualified?

Don't worry - once we meet with you, we'll work together to find a position that suits your strengths and we'll provide the training you require.

Why volunteer with the Alzheimer Society?

When you become an Alzheimer Society volunteer, you have a chance to:

  • Help make life better for those living with dementia
  • Support a cause that you believe in
  • Work with other members of the team to achieve a specific goal
  • Meet other people who share your interests and passions
  • Learn new skills and discover new talents
  • Establish contacts in your field of interest and gain experience for future employment
  • Boost your health and reduce stress and
  • Have fun!

Volunteer Opportunities

Find a volunteer opportunity in your area!

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's is a Canada-wide initiative, that aims to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. This engaging event is dedicated to securing financial support, enabling the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories deliver invaluable assistance to individuals and families affected by dementia in our local communities.

By participating in this event, you'll directly contribute to supporting over 62,770 individuals living with dementia  and their care partners in Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

Walk Locations & Dates:

Yellowknife, NT - Saturday, May 25, 2024

Fort McMurray, AB - Sunday, May 26, 2024

Grande Prairie, AB - Saturday, May 25, 2024

Edmonton, AB - Sunday, May 26, 2024

Red Deer, AB - Saturday, May 25, 2024

Medicine Hat, AB - Saturday, May 25, 2024

Lethbridge, AB - Saturday, May 25, 2024

Would you like to give back and have fun? Reach out at [email protected] to let us know!

For additional information, please contact our Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at [email protected] or call 1-866-950-5465

Casino Volunteers

Thank you to all of the amazing volunteers who shared time with us at our 2023 casinos!

If you'd like to have some fun and give back to the community, please complete the Casino Volunteer Interest Form, and we will contact you when a casino is scheduled for the Society in your area.

Upcoming Casinos:

  • Fort McMurray, AB - Monday, July 1 & Tuesday, July 2, 2024
  • Grande Prairie, AB - Friday, September 13 & Saturday, September 14, 2024
  • Medicine Hat, AB - Monday, July 1 & Tuesday, July 2, 2024
  • 3rd Quarter (July, August or September) 2025 - Dates to be confirmed
    • Edmonton
    • Lethbridge

Alzheimer's Face Off Pro-Am Hockey Tournament Volunteers

The Alzheimer’s Face Off presented by Christenson Communities Ltd. (AFO) is an Edmonton-based tournament that pairs hockey enthusiasts with some of their favorite NHL Alumni. This fun-filled weekend event focuses on raising funds to enable the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories to continue to provide help for today through free education programs and support services for those living with dementia and their families and hope for tomorrow through research initiatives happening right here in Alberta.

Would you like to give back and have fun? Complete the AFO Volunteer Interest Form today and we will be in contact!