Support Group Co-facilitator (Locations in: Whitby Oshawa, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Port Perry)


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1600 Champlain Ave., Suite 202.Whitby, Durham L1N 9B2CA

Volunteers providing help for today and hope for tomorrow.

About

Support Groups also available in Ajax-Pickering, Uxbridge, and Port Perry

Reports To: Family Support Manager; Michelle Pepin

Position Summary: Support the ASDR’s mission and co-facilitate a discussion group of care partners, family members, and friends who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Help to create a safe and open environment for participants to share their stories and learn techniques for improving quality of life.

Role Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Initiate, clarify and summarize discussions as required
  • Connect support group participants through discussion about shared common experiences
  • Encourage compromise to maintain group cohesion
  • Prepare for and deliver education component
  • Complete support group report including attendance and debrief with supervisor
  • Establish a comfortable and welcoming meeting area (includes setting up and tidying up area, if necessary).
  • Provide support and guidance to participants, facilitate conversation and encourage problem-solving and support among members.

Contact volunteer@alzheimerdurham.com
Or visit http://bttr.im/rnrh7 to get signed up

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Adult Education
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once per month for 2 hours.
  • TRAINING REQUIRED: 2 sessions 6 hours each. Comes with a certificate in Group Facilitation

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