Early Stage Engagement Facilitator - Duluth/Superior Area

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Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota

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Position Summary

To facilitate an Alzheimer’s Association affiliated Early Stage Engagement Program for individuals with MCI or Early Stage dementia and/or care partners for the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota, following the established policies and procedures.

Qualifications
  1. Motivated, resourceful and dependable (ability to commit to at least one year)
  2. Positive and encouraging attitude and willingness to learn about others
  3. Good interpersonal communication skills
  4. Respectful of cultural diversity and possess the ability to relate to individuals of all socio-economic backgrounds
  5. Open-minded
  6. Recognize and respond appropriately to requests
  7. Empathy for individuals and care givers
  8. Ability to complete required Early Stage Engagement Training.
Position Requirements

Individual will need or develop:

  1. Experienced with and sufficient knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
  2. Familiarity with association and community disease-related resources, programs, and events.
  3. Be comfortable with medical terms and healthcare issues
  1. Awareness of community dementia related resources and events
  2. Complete/pass a phone screen to determine if Early Stage Engagement Program facilitation is a good fit
  3. Clear a background check prior to beginning with an Early Stage Engagement Program

Responsibilities
  1. Work collaboratively with the Program Manager
  2. Begin each meeting with a welcome to new members, introductions and discussion of ground rules and meeting purpose
  3. Create a safe atmosphere
  4. Develop meeting time/schedule and ground rules
  5. Follow participant eligibility requirements as outlined by the Association’s Early Stage Social Engagement Program.
  6. Educate and refer participants to the Association’s programs and services including Information Helpline, Care Consultation, Safe Return and Family Education (NOTE: If a health care professional, does not refer to their own programs/services OR provide any related materials)
  7. Complete necessary group attendance and evaluation paperwork

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

525 S Lake Avenue, Suite 214Duluth, MN 55802

(46.779774,-92.09396)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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