CaringKind has nearly 500 volunteers who participate in our work in a variety of ways. Whether you can spare only a little bit of time or make a more significant time commitment we hope that you will join us in our very special community. Please note that most of our volunteer opportunities take place between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday in our offices located at 360 Lexington Avenue.

Volunteer Application

Beginnings at CaringKind

A social gathering for older adults with early or mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other neurocognitive disorders.
Hours: daytime hours, Monday-Friday


Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our organization running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying.
Hours: daytime hours, Monday-Friday


Are you interested in helping participants of programs at cultural institutions around the five boroughs? Volunteers may be asked to help with program logistics before the program and also ensure an enjoyable experience during and after the event. Some programs will include art making, gallery discussions, and other cultural forms of engagement. Light lifting, walking, and standing for short periods probable. Most programs will be in the afternoons during the week. If you’re interested, please complete the volunteer application, and you will be contacted soon afterward.

Health Fairs, Street Fairs, Agency Fairs

Staff a table at health fairs, agency fairs, and street fairs (Spring/Summer/Fall). Answer basic questions on Alzheimer's disease to senior groups, corporate offices, community centers, and schools. Volunteer training provided by CaringKind staff. English, Bi-lingual Spanish, Chinese and Russian speaking volunteers needed.

Hours: daytime hours, 7 days a week
If you would like a speaker from CaringKind to attend your health fair, please contact our Helpline at

Seeking Bi-Lingual Volunteers

We are seeking proficient bi-lingual English and Spanish, and English and Chinese volunteers to assist in our Latino, Chinese and Russian outreach efforts. Trained volunteers are needed, Monday – Friday, various hours to provide presentations on Alzheimer’s disease and the services offered. Our audiences include senior centers, community organizations, clubs, congregations, and schools. Speaking engagements take place on periodic basis


  • Experience with public speaking and presentations
  • Experience with Alzheimer’s disease

For Chinese Outreach contact Weijing Shi at

For Russian Outreach contact Elizabeth Santiago at

Special Events

Help us raise funds and awareness through events such as Athletes to End Alzheimer’s, the Gala and our Annual meetings. Volunteers needed to assist with event set-up, greeting and registering guests, as well as marketing and promotion in the community.
Annual Meeting
Contact Carol Berne at
Athletes to End Alzheimer's
Contact Chris Doucette at

Walk Committee

Help us raise funds and awareness for our Walk. Volunteers needed to assist with event set-up, greeting and registering guests, as well as marketing and promotion in the community.
Contact Chris Doucette at

Junior Committee

The Junior Committee is dedicated to raising awareness of Alzheimer's and related dementias to individuals in their 20s and 30s.

Please visit the Junior Committee website.