Walk Event Chair: The Event Chair serves as the volunteer leader for the planning and execution of Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Event Chair is responsible for recruiting an effective volunteer committee focused on raising revenue, increasing awareness, and implementing event activities. He/she will provide leadership through delegation and support to his/her committee.
Walk Event Co-Chair: The Walk Event Co-Chair assists the Event Chair with overseeing the committee and reaching Walk goals. This position will also assume the responsibilities of the Event Chair in the event that he/she is not able to fulfill their duties.
Walk Sponsorship Chair: The Walk Sponsorship Chair serves as the primary lead for recruiting new sponsors to the event as well as strengthening relationships with existing sponsors. This position also works to identify opportunities to engage the business community in the mission of the Alzheimer Association’s through Walk. The Walk Sponsorship Chair will be responsible for engaging sponsors in all Walk activities.
Walk Team Recruitment Chair: The Walk Team Recruitment Chair will be responsible for recruitment of new Walk teams and the New Team Kickoff event. The Walk Team Recruitment Chair will assemble a committee that can recruit new Walk teams from all sectors of the community and coach the new teams to fundraise through calls with team captains. The committee should be organized so that each committee member is responsible for recruiting a specific number of new teams.
Walk Team Retention Chair: The Walk Team Retention Chair will be responsible for retaining prior Walk teams through recruiting a Team Retention Subcommittee. Each Team Retention Subcommittee member should be responsible for cultivating and retaining a specific number of teams. This position will work year-round on team retention strategies including planning and executing the Walk Celebration Party and past team registration event(s).
Walk Marketing and Outreach Chair: The Walk Marketing and Outreach Chair is responsible for creating awareness and promotion of the event. The Walk Marketing and Outreach Chair will ensure collateral distribution takes place across the community and recruit a committee to help in building public awareness of the Alzheimer’s Association through the promotion of Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Walk Mission Chair: The Walk Mission Chair is responsible for mission and public policy activities at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s including the Promise Garden. The Walk Mission Chair is also responsible for connecting the community, teams and team members to the mission throughout the Walk to End Alzheimer’s season. They also serve as the primary lead for identifying opportunities to engage Walk participants in advocacy efforts before, during and post-event. The Walk Mission Chair will recruit a subcommittee to help with these mission initiatives.
Walk Logistics Chair: The Walk Logistics Chair is responsible for day of event logistical needs and recruits and trains day of event volunteers to ensure a great event experience for all participants. The Walk Logistics Chair works with all committee members to ensure Walk day components (such as the start/finish line, opening ceremony, and the walk route) are well planned.