Health Care Professionals 55+


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

GIVE BACK FILL THE GAP. ReServe redefines a career arc for persons age 55+ to include skill based volunteering 10-20 hours a week with a stipend in the nonprofit sector. ReServe matches experienced professionals seeking to give back to their communities with local nonprofits in DC, MD, and VA to help them carry out their missions and to have a social impact.

ReServe is currently seeking Health Care Professionals to support a number of nonprofits in the DC Metropolitan area. Health care professionals are needed to provide dementia care coaching for caregiver caring for persons with dementia and persons in the early stage of dementia. The duties and responsibilities of dementia care coaches are to: defines and set goals for the person with dementia and the caregiver. Cultivates an environment to maximize the diagnosed person’s independence. Helps families better understand the disease. Assess for safety in the home & recommends measures that meet home safety requirements. Creates strategies to minimize symptoms. Restores a sense of normalcy in the home to the extent possible. Teaches techniques and skills to paid and non paid caregivers to reduce stress. Provides support and structure in dealing with the disease. Develops solutions to on-going, dementia-related problems. Increases caregiver confidence through education. Creates teamwork among family members and the caregiver. Engages the client Provides respite care when needed. Connects families and caregivers to community resources.

To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, please visit our website www.reserveinc.org and click on "PROFESSIONALS learn more". You can also call us at 202.657.4988 or email us at Midatlantic@reserveinc.org

Skills

  • Life Coaching
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hours per week
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