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Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

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Alzheimer's disease currently affects over 5.4 million Americans, and the number is growing. The Alzheimer's Association operates a free 24/7 telephone Helpline for individuals and families coping with this challenging disease.

Help Alzheimer's and dementia families in Contra Costa, Alameda, and Solano counties by telephone by providing information & referral to community services and resources, emotional support, reassurance, and guidance. Calls will be made from our East Bay office in Lafayette during business hours.

Requirements:

-- Compassionate with positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.

-- Personal and/or professional experience with dementia and aging issues.

-- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Psychology, Gerontology, Social Work, or Counseling preferred but not required

-- Comfortable finding and sending resources via email and learning in-house database system.

-- Willingness to complete background check, orientation, and an 8-10 hour combined training (2 hour trainings per session) dependent upon previous experience.

-- Attendance at two in-service trainings per year.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd. ste 250Lafayette, CA 94549

(37.889343,-122.12899)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Elder care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Case Work / Management
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3 hour shift per week, M-F (9a-12p or 1-4p)
  • Personal caregiving experience and/or degree in Gerontology, Social Work, or Counseling preferred

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