Cause Areas

When

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

Where

9112 Lakewood Dr SWLakewood, WA 98499


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 in Lakewood.

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 at 1.800.848.7097 or 206.529.3875, email lwhitesi@alzwa.org

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Bereavement Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Year Commitment Required
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