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When

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

Where

1650 Response RoadSacramento, CA 95815

About

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking a volunteer to serve as support group facilitator for a quarterly group for people living with Muscular Dystrophy and their caregivers. We are looking for someone with experience as a social worker, counselor, has mindfulness training or has experience supporting people with life-threatening conditions, addressing grief and loss and related support group experience.

The group would meet monthly in Sacramento, CA

Who we are?

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is leading the fight to free individuals - and the families who love them - from the harmful effects of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases. Together with our supporters, we’re helping kids and adults live longer and grow stronger. And here is how:

Cure: Finding research breakthroughs across related diseases,

Care: Caring for kids and adults from day one at 150 MDA care centers at top hospitals in US and Puerto Rico

Champion: empowering families with services and support.

To learn more, look at our website: www.mda.org

What is Muscular Dystrophy?

Muscular Dystrophy is an umbrella term used to describe the 43 different muscle conditions that MDA offers assistance to. They range from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to Spinal Muscular Atrophy and lesser known ones such as Bethlem Myopathy. All of these muscle-debilitating diseases take away physical strength, independence, and life."

Skills

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work
  • Community Outreach
  • Family Therapy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 2 hours per month (Saturday)

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