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Aberdeen/Hoquiam Caregiver Support Group Facilitator

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter

Support Group

Become a volunteer support group facilitator and make a difference in a caregiver's life. Provide help and hope in a trusting place.

We are currently recruiting facilitators for dementia specific caregiver support groups in Aberdeen.

We provide excellent trainings, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities. A screening and application process is required.

Individuals who are often best qualified as support group facilitators include working or retired social workers, nurse and other healthcare professionals, educators, clergy, counselors, and former family caregivers. Commitment of at least one year is required.

Attributes of a facilitator

  • Knowledgeable or willing to learn about Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and resources
  • Strong listening and effective communication skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Ability to create and maintain a safe environment
  • Comfortable with expression of emotions
  • Available for required trainings

Be a part of the team! For more information in Washington contact:

Maggie Christofferson
machristofferson@alz.org

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About Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter

Location:

19031 33rd ave W, Suite 301, Lynnwood, WA 98036, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia -- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Description

Serving 47 counties in Washington and North Idaho, the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is the premier resource in the Pacific Northwest for people impacted by Alzheimer's disease and all other dementia. Through five local offices and a network of dedicated volunteers, our Chapter offers a broad range of care and support services, education and advocacy, as well as funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

VariousAberdeen, WA 98520

(46.9691,-123.821)
 

SKILLS

  • Group Facilitation
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year commitment required

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