Join the Alzheimer Society of Peel and contribute to your community.

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To find out how you can get involved please contact the Volunteer and Events Team:

Why volunteer?

The number of Ontarians with dementia is expected to increase by 40% in the next decade. The human cost 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. We value your experience, your input, your enthusiasm and the opportunity to work with you.

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!

Volunteering roles

Day Program volunteer

  • Availability: Various weekdays
  • Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Age minimum: 18 years old +

Nora's House volunteer

  • Availability: Evening, weekends
  • Age minimum: 18+ yrs
  • Position available: Garden-upkeep volunteer (watering, weeding, etc.)

Education volunteer

  • Availability: Various evening opportunities on set dates
  • Age minimum: 18+ yrs

Office volunteer

  • Availability: Daytime
  • Frequency: Various periods throughout the year
  • Age minimum: 18+ yrs

Event volunteer

  • Frequency: TBD

Event committee member

  • Availability: August-November commitment

Community outreach/delivery

  • Frequency: Various times throughout the year
  • Tasks: Includes poster distribution, delivering memorial cards to funeral homes, etc.

Newsletter/Media volunteer

  • Frequency: Various times throughout the year
  • Tasks: Include writing short articles, interviewing individuals, creating concepts, meeting with staff

To learn more about various opportunities or to meet with our Volunteer Coordinator to discuss what is right for you, please

Volunteer application form

If you would like to apply to become an approved volunteer, please download and fill in the volunteer application form and submit it to volunteer@alzheimerpeel.com

Group Volunteering

Does your workplace encourage volunteering in the community? We do too! We can have groups of up to 12 (or more, but not at the same location) come in and assist with various activities such as;

  • Gardening / outdoor cleanup
  • Crafts / seasonal activities with our Day Program Members
  • Large projects (room painting, wallpapering, etc)
  • Event preparation / special projects

Please contact the Volunteer and Events Team at volunteer@alzheimerpeel.com for a Group Volunteering Application Form and to discuss opportunities that would be right for your group.