Support Group Facilitators for Caregivers-Alzheimer's Association (Northern Virginia)

Save to Favorites

Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter

  • 15 people are interested
Stacked Association logo

Volunteer Support Group Facilitators help group participants develop coping methods and encourage caregivers to maintain their personal, physical and emotional health. Support groups provide a place for friends and family to share valuable information, caregiving tips and concerns about their loved ones with Alzheimer's.

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Experience working with people with Alzheimer’s disease, their family members and caregivers
  • Empathy for individuals and families struggling with the disease
  • Professional healthcare experience preferred
  • Comfort with the expression of emotion
  • Integrity, trustworthiness and discretion
  • Active listening and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in serving the community
  • Experience as a caregiver or working directly with caregivers is helpful
  • A willingness to seek out and provide up to date information on research, care and treatment to group members

17 More opportunities with Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter

2 Reviews
Crisis Support Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

55550 Cardinal PlaceAlexandria, VA 22314

(38.8019,-77.0508)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Elder care
  • Group Facilitation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment Varies (Avg1-2 sessions per month)
  • Training with Alzheimer's Association

Report this opportunity