Support Group Facilitator

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

Use your experience in caregiving (either professional or family) to help caregivers who are caring for someone with Alzheimer's and other related dementias. Time commitment is around 4 hours per month. Knowledge of Alzheimer's is helpful, but the focus is on facilitating conversation among caregivers. Training on Alzheimer's and group facilitation is provided.

Volunteer opportunity is currently 100% virtual through Zoom/email but will be located at Casey's Pond when it's safe to return to large in person meetings.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter

Location:

455 N Sherman Ste. 500, Denver, CO 80203, US

Mission Statement

We lead Colorado in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter works with diagnosed individuals, families, caregivers and health care professionals to provide care and support for those who are affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We provide a 24/7 Helpline; offer free and confidentail Care Consultations; manage 90 support groups monthly; oversee Memories in the Making art program in area nursing homes; present educational programs across the state; and assist in enrolling persons with the disease in safety programs. We offer culturally approptiate support for Latinos, African Americans and the LGBT community. Several time during the year we have fundraising events, including: The Walk to END Alzheimer's, The Longest Day, the Memories in the Making Gala and Riv/ALZ.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2855 Owl Hoot TrailSteamboat Springs, CO 80487

(40.45203,-106.81316)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • About 4 hours per month

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