Facilitate Memory Loss Support Group - Chelsea

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RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is seeking volunteers to staff a monthly support group for caregivers of people living with memory loss.

Tasks: Facilitating the group during scheduled meeting times (this could include presenting on a dementia-related educational topic and/or leading a support-focused group discussion) and arranging speakers/presenters for the group as needed.

Qualifications: Reliable (groups only run when facilitator is present), a good listener, able to efficiently guide a group, comfortable answering questions and sharing information. Training provided.

Time: The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11AM - about 12:15PM. There is an optional lunch afterward to eat with the caregivers and their family members until 1pm.

Location of work: Some initial training will take place at the central office in Ann Arbor. Support group meets at Silver Maples Retirement Community in Chelsea.

Benefits:

  • Training from helpful staff
  • Volunteer on your schedule
  • Volunteer liability insurance to supplement your own medical and auto insurance
  • Invitation to volunteer recognition events
  • Meet like-minded people, make friends, build connections
  • Feel good knowing you are doing a good deed

Volunteers must be age 55 or better to apply. Provide your phone number when applying.Email rsvp@csswashtenaw.org or call (734) 971-9781 ext. 364

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About RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

Location:

4925 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

To match older adults with meaningful volunteer opportunities in non-profit agencies in Washtenaw County.

Description

RSVP matches individuals 55 years and better with meaningful volunteer opportunities in Washtenaw County. Serving over 50 non-profit agencies in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Washtenaw CountyChelsea, MI 48118

(42.31809,-84.0205)
 

SKILLS

  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per month

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