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When

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

Where

2421 Vineyard AveLewiston, ID 83501


About

Become a volunteer support group facilitator and make a difference in a caregiver’s life. Provide help and hope in a trusting place.

We are currently recruiting facilitators for dementia specific caregiver support groups in the Lewiston/Clarkston area.

We provide excellent trainings, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities. A screening and application process is required.

Individuals who are often best qualified as support group facilitators include working or retired social workers, nurse and other healthcare professionals, educators, clergy, counselors, and former family caregivers. Commitment of at least one year is required.

Attributes of a facilitator

  • Knowledgeable or willing to learn about Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and resources

  • Strong listening and effective communication skills

  • Sense of humor

  • Ability to create and maintain a safe environment

  • Comfortable with expression of emotions

  • Available for required trainings

Be a part of the team!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 hour per month, must commit for at least 1 year

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