EAST BAY - Help Families Navigate Alzheimer's Disease
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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.
-- 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.
We'll work with your schedule.
3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd. ste 250Lafayette, CA 94549
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Elder care
- Crisis Intervention
- Case Work / Management
- Hospice Care
- People 55+
- 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