Support Group Facilitators for Caregivers-Alzheimer's Association (VA Medical Center)


Cause Areas


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


50 Irving St NWWashington, DC 20422


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.

LOCATION:Veterans Affairs Hospital, Geriatric Clinic - room 3C-114
50 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC 20422

MEETING TIME: 2nd Tuesday of each month 2:15 pm

Skills & Abilities

  • Professional healthcare experience preferred
  • Experience working with people with Alzheimer’s disease, their family members and caregivers
  • Empathy for individuals and families struggling with the disease
  • 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


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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2nd Tuesdayof each month at 2:15pm (1-2 hours)
  • Must attend Alzheimer's Association Training

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