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Alzheimer's Association Support Group Facilitators

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association (Desert SW Chapter)

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Support Group Facilitators are a vital volunteer role within the Alzheimer's Association. Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. You will host the meeting, encourage participants to provide assistance and emotional support to one another.

If you enjoy:

  1. working with families and seniors
  2. are patient, kind, and comforting
  3. enjoy giving back and supporting your community
This is a great opportunity for you!

Support groups are hosted around the Las Vegas and Henderson area as well as in the rural areas of Boulder City, Mesquite, Laughlin, and Pahrump.

SPANISH SPEAKING FACILITATORS PARTICULARLY NEEDED.

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About Alzheimer's Association (Desert SW Chapter)

Location:

5190 S Valley View Blvd., Suite 104, Las Vegas, NV 89118, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health

Description

The Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is a charitable organization governed by a local board of directors. While we are an affiliate of the National Alzheimer's Association based in Chicago, all our work is devoted to providing service and support to Alzheimer's patients, family members and caregivers throughout Nevada.

Our Vision A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Our Purpose To empower and support individuals, families, care partners and communities affected by dementia in Arizona and southern Nevada.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Seniors
Community, Education & Literacy, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5190 S Valley View Blvd., Suite 104Las Vegas, NV 89118

(36.09583,-115.18924)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Bereavement Support
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Support Groups are held during the day, evening, and weekends, depending on the needs of the attendees. There is flexibility when assigning volunteer facilitators. Continuity is important. Ongoing and available for 12 months
  • Continuity is important. Therefore a co-facilitator will be assigned to each support group to assist.

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