Bring joy to individuals with dementia, become an Art Facilitator - Memories in the Making


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Memories in the Making is the signature art program of Alzheimer’s Orange County, allowing persons with memory loss an opportunity to communicate through images, especially when speech has been affected by the disease.

The Art Facilitator position is open to anyone interested in learning how to use art as a communication tool for individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementia. No art experience is necessary! Volunteers will lead one class a month at an adult day center or memory care community. Currently, all classes are held on weekdays, during business hours.

Memories in the Making seeks to enhance quality of life through:

  • Memory Recall
  • Brain Exercise
  • Social Engagement
  • Improved Self Esteem
  • Stress Relief
  • Self-expression, verbal and non-verbal

Our next training session will be held on February 16th, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. Requirements: Orientation and Training, online HIPAA one hour course, background check.

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • approx. 2 hours a month
  • online HIPAA training

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