Volunteer or Intern

Thank you for considering volunteering your time to help Alzheimer’s Orange County.  Every year, hundreds of volunteers participate in the work of our organization in a variety of ways. Our volunteers serve as our representatives in the community and as valuable members of our AlzOC team assisting us with our many programs, services and events. Please look over the opportunities below. If there are any volunteer positions that fit your interests and schedule, please complete our Volunteer Registration form by clicking on Sign Up to Volunteer link below.

Contact us at volunteer@alzoc.org for additional information on volunteering or to learn more about the positions listed below.

Alzheimer’s Orange County, Irvine

Volunteer Opportunity

A Dementia Friends Champion is a volunteer who tells people about dementia, how it affects people’s day-to-day lives, and how they can make a positive difference to people living with dementia in their community. It’s easy to get involved.

Requirements to become a Dementia Friends Champion:

  • Genuinely have the time to run Dementia Friends Sessions
  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be a good communicator and speak objectively about dementia
  • Have access to the internet and are comfortable talking to groups of people virtually through Zoom.

Join us for one or all of our incredible fundraising events. We host several throughout the year. Walk4ALZ, Golf Fore Alzheimer’s and our Annual Gala are the three major events where many volunteers are needed.

No special training is required. Training for specific duties are typically done the day of the event.

We are in need of a volunteer with basic Word, Database and Excel experience to assist in our Helpline. Candidates would be assisting our Helpline Coordinator with the upkeep and creation of the resources, documents and client tracking systems. The days and times are flexible to meet your schedule.

Volunteer requirements include online HIPAA  training, dementia education, a background check and Volunteer Orientation.  Please Note: this position would not include making Helpline client calls.

Our Family Caregiver Support Group Program is a vital program for families experiencing a personal caregiving journey. We are recruiting for community volunteer support group facilitators. We are looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals that want to give their time monthly, a professional background is not required. We are recruiting for facilitators throughout Orange County. The days and times are flexible to meet your schedule.

Volunteer requirements include online HIPAA  training, dementia education, a background check and Volunteer Orientation.

For questions please contact Kathy Carchidi: call 949-757-3758 or email kathy.carchidi@alzoc.org

Internships Offered

Alzheimer’s Orange County is dedicated to providing its interns with a meaningful learning experience in an environment of compassion and dedication to serving others. Come be a part of our team! Learn more about our current internship opportunities below. (Currently limited due to COVID-19)

Thank you for your interest. We have currently filled our Spring internship position. Please check back soon to apply for our summer intership.

Communications & Marketing Internship