Support Group Facilitator for families and caregivers touched by Alzheimer's - Redding


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Location TBDRedding, CA 96002


About

The Alzheimer's Association is in need of a volunteer to help facilitate caregiver support groups in the North Valley Area.

The groupsconsist of family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotionalsupport, and information on topics related to Alzheimer's disease: caregiving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities.

Major Tasks : To understand the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and the important role support groups play in this mission. Facilitate or co-facilitate a support group for family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on all topics related to Alzheimer’s disease: caregiving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities.

Qualifications:

Willingness to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia as well as caregiving issues and community resources available to families. Excellent listening and communication skills. With a commitment to outreach to all ethnic and cultural communities, the facilitator must be comfortable working with diverse groups of people. Self-starter, capable and willing to take own initiative and work independently with staff guidance and support. Respect for confidentiality. Dependability and reliable transportation required. Bilingual/bicultural desired but not required

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One Year, 2-5 hours per month

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