Volunteers are a vital force in our efforts to make life-changing breakthroughs possible. Get involved and help us make a major impact.

By volunteering with Alzheimer’s Research UK you’ll be part of a movement that believes in the power of research to change the future. Whether you’re looking to volunteer once a week, month or year – there is a role and team waiting to welcome you.

Find out about all our current opportunities on this page.


Cheer squads

From poms poms to orange wigs, we’re taking out dementia in style.

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Collection Crew

Don your Alzheimer’s Research UK t-shirt and carry your collecting bucket at events across the country.

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Event volunteer

Every year we have opportunities to gather together our supporters at exciting events that raise vital funds and awareness as we seek to make breakthroughs possible.

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Fundraising Groups

Joining one of our established regional fundraising groups, or helping to set up a new one in your area, can be a hugely rewarding experience.


Collection Tin Coordinator

Help us turn pennies into pounds in your local area for dementia research.


Health Information Reviewers

Help us to produce, update and develop our dementia health information

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Community Speakers

From talks to cheque presentations, help us to break down the stigma of dementia.

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Dementia Community Champion

Community Champions raise awareness of what dementia is, how to reduce risk, and the value of research in making breakthroughs possible.


Office volunteers

Lend us your skills in our busy office environment.

Media Volunteers

Media & Communications Volunteers

Help us raise the profile of dementia in print and broadcast media.

Policy Sounding Board

Policy Insight and Experience Panel

Help shape dementia policy across the UK and ensure this devastating condition remains high on the political agenda.

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Lay Reviewer

Use your experience to help make research feasible for people living with dementia.

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General enquiry

Can’t decide which role is for you? Join our volunteering mailing list and we’ll get in touch to let you know how you can get involved…


Frequently asked questions

Got questions about volunteering with us? We’re here to provide answers and help you get involved with Alzheimer’s Research UK.