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Support Group Facilitator

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Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento

  • 32 people are interested
Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association offers support groups for family caregivers, as well as specialized groups (e.g., early stage group, frontal temporal lobe dementia caregiver group). Support Group Facilitators lead or co-lead a support group for family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on all topics related to Alzheimer’s disease: care giving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities.

Support groups are conducted at our office, as well as various locations in our service area (Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Nevada, and Amador counties).

Experience with dementia as family caregiver, support group facilitation, or health care professional preferred.

If you are interested in this position, please visit volunteer.alz.org to complete our online application or reach out to us using the contact information provided.

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About Alzheimer's Association - Greater Sacramento

Location:

1455 Response Road, Suite 190, Sacramento, CA 95815, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. Our office is part of the Northern California & Northern Nevada Chapter. We enhance care and support for those affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, fund research to find a cure/treatment, and advocate at the federal, state and local levels for research, prevention and care initiatives.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1455 Response RoadSuite 190Sacramento, CA 95815

(38.59828,-121.43855)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-5 hours monthly
  • Minimum one year commitment

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