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Teach Your Community About Alzheimer's Disease and Brain Health- Henderson, Polk County

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina

End Alz
You can make a difference in the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's.

The job of the Community Educator is to deliver prepared education programs using training materials from the Association. All topics are related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as well as information that affected individuals and families need regarding learning how to recognize the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, tips and support for caregivers, and planning for the future.

Presenters are expected to:

  • Provide a minimum of 12 presentations through staff collaboration and/or by scheduling your own presentations (faith community, nonprofit organizations, social services, guest speakers, etc)
  • Refer attendees to the resources and programs of the Alzheimer’s Association as appropriate
  • Successfully complete online training as well as individual preparation for each program

This is also a great opportunity for college/graduate school students 21+ looking for experience.

For more information about joining our Community Education Team, please complete the Volunteer Interest Profile at volunteer.alz.org or contact Denise at dyoung@alz.org

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About Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina

Location:

4600 Park Rd Ste 250, Charlotte, NC 28209, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. In North Carolina, more than 180,000 are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 356,000 family and friends are providing care.

Serving 100 counties in North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association - North Carolina is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Henderson County AreaHendersonville, NC 28792

(35.3569,-82.4127)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Initial Online Training - 2 hours, 3-4 hours monthly
  • Secure Materials from Program Manager. This is a perfect volunteer position for college students or stay-at-home moms and dads!

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