Persons familiar with dementia and caregiving issues facilitate meetings, in compliance with Alzheimer's Association procedures and policies, to provide education and emotional support for families and caregivers. Minimal record keeping involved. Training required and provided. Meeting locations are available throughout the 8 county area of Western NY. Desired commitment is once a month.
http://www.alz.org/WNY for more information.
The Chapter is need of volunteers who live in, or are willing to travel to, the eight counties of WNY. If you live in ERIE, NIAGARA, GENESSEE, ORLEANS, CHAUTAUQUA, CATTARAUGUS, WYOMING and ALLEGANY County, we NEED your help! And, if you are interested in offsite training, please discuss it with our director of volunteer services, Marie Baun.
- Problem Solving
- People Skills
- Community Outreach
- Relationship Building
- Group Facilitation
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- One to two hours on average, once per month
- Reliable transportation, Effective Communication Skills