Caregiver Support Group Facilitators Western and Central WA Opportunities


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Various Western and Central WA LocationsSeattle, WA 98119

About

Become a volunteer support group facilitator and make a difference in a caregiver’s life. Provide help and hope in a trusting place.

We are currently recruiting facilitators for dementia specific caregiver support groups throughout Western and Central Washington State.

We provide excellent trainings, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities. A screening and application process is required.

Individuals who are often best qualified as support group facilitators include working or retired social workers, nurse and other healthcare professionals, educators, clergy, counselors, and former family caregivers. Commitment of at least one year is required.

Attributes of a facilitator

  • Knowledgeable or willing to learn about Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and resources

  • Strong listening and effective communication skills

  • Sense of humor

  • Ability to create and maintain a safe environment

  • Comfortable with expression of emotions

  • Available for required trainings

Be a part of the team! For more information in Washington contact:

Linda Whiteside, Director | Community Support - Seattle, WA at 1.800.848.7097 or 206.529.3875, email lwhitesi@alzwa.org

Skills

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Group Facilitation

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Year Commitment

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