Aberdeen/Hoquiam Caregiver Support Group Facilitator
ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter
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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:
About Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter
19031 33rd ave W, Suite 301, Lynnwood, WA 98036, US
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.
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.
VariousAberdeen, WA 98520
August 2, 2022
- Group Facilitation
- People Skills
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1 year commitment required