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Bilingual Volunteers Needed! Support your community with the Alzheimer's Association

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

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I have a reason to End Alzheimer's.

The Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers who are bilingual in English and Spanish to help lead programs and educational classes in SW Washington and Oregon.

Volunteers are trained in one or multiple positions, including:

  • Educational Presenter
  • Caregiver Support Group Facilitator
  • Social-Engagement Group Facilitator
  • Therapeutic Art Program Facilitator
  • Outreach Specialist at health fairs and conferences

Volunteers are expected to: * Successfully complete all required training for position * Commit to volunteering with the Association for at least one year * Arrive on time for all programs for which they volunteer * Complete all required program records and return them to the chapter program office within one week of the program * Provide feedback to the chapter concerning any questions or suggestions to promote communication and continuous process improvement * Refer attendees to the resources and programs of the Alzheimer’s Association as appropriate * Act at all times as a trusted representative of the Alzheimer’s Association

Please contact Andie Shepard, Program Manager at anshepard@alz.org for any questions

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About Alzheimer's Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter

Location:

5285 Meadows Rd, #451, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, US

Mission Statement

To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Description

The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon & SW Washington Chapter is part of the Alzheimer’s Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. From its offices in Portland, Bend and Medford, the Oregon Chapter provides education and support for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their families and caregivers. In addition, it offers local support groups, early-stage engagement programs, community education classes and a 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900).

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations The Dalles, OR 97058

(45.60177,-121.18484)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Painting
  • People Skills
  • Spanish
  • Community Outreach
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 20 hours/monthly
  • Apply online at volunteer.alz.org/

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