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Virtual Spanish Speaking Support Group Leader Needed!

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Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

  • 6 people are interested
Volunteers Needed!
Help us END ALZ!

Are you passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer’s disease? Do you want to get more involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and help us to support our caregivers and spread awareness? Do you speak Spanish?Then we need you!

We are looking for empathetic and effective communicators who are bilingual and speak Spanish who can help us to lead a monthly support group in Amsterdam, New York. The ideal candidate would have experience personally or professionally with caring for people with dementia. We will provide extensive training and ongoing education. Email Alison at alfarison@alz.org or call 518.867.4999 ext 1652 today!

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's.

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About Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Location:

4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205, 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. Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Description

The Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves a 17-county area in the northeastern most corner of New York State. These counties cover over 15,000 square miles, representing approximately 30% of New York State, and are home to 1.5 million people. It is estimated that 40,000 of the friends and neighbors living in this area have Alzheimer’s disease. As is the fact across the country, almost 80% of all persons who have Alzheimer’s live at home and are cared for by a family caregiver and 1 out of 3 adults personally know someone with the disease. This means that there are approximately ½ million people in the northeastern region of New York who need education, information and referral services and approximately 24,000 family caregivers who need support, respite care and an array of tools to help them with this difficult task.

We pride ourselves for being here for our families and those who work with our families. To make sure that we are accessible we have an administrative office in Albany and 11 Point-of-Services located throughout the region, including Sidney, Delhi, Cooperstown, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Indian Lake, Hudson, Catskill, Johnstown, Amsterdam and Fort Edward.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

135 Guy Park AveAmsterdam, NY 12010

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Patient Care
  • Spanish
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per month

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