The role of the facilitator of the Alzheimer’s Association support groups is to provide emotional, social
and/or educational support to group members. Training provided. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Follow expectations and recommendations of the Caregiver Support Group Facilitator
Manual, including participation in initial & ongoing training, record keeping, and regular
meetings with Association staff.
Arrange for speakers/presenters for the group as needed.
Encourage participants to provide assistance and emotional support to one another.
Present pertinent Association materials and information to group members.
Inform the Alzheimer’s Association in advance of any changes in group facilitators, time
or location of group meetings.
A commitment of at least one year is expected.
- Program Management
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Social Work
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- One year - monthly meetings
- empathetic, organized