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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association - Cleveland Area & Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

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Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who help the Alzheimer's Association raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of educational offerings in the community. These volunteers deliver presentations using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

  • Communicate effectively and deliver Common Programs presentations and information to the community.
  • Adhere to Alzheimer's Association’s established curricula and position statements.
  • Work with Alzheimer’s Association staff partners to identify and coordinate education programs that reach target audiences.
  • Serve as presenter for chapter-scheduled education programs and conferences.
  • Connect members of the community with additional Association services by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs & free 24/7 Helpline.
  • Complete necessary paperwork and send to staff partner within 5 days of completing presentation for reporting.

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About Alzheimer's Association - Cleveland Area & Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Location:

23215 Commerce Park, Suite 300, Beachwood, OH 44122, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer’s Association is the only national non-profit voluntary organization dedicated to conquering Alzheimer’s disease through research and to providing education and support to people with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers.

Description

Greater East OhioCHAPTER SERVICES INCLUDE (service area is the Akron, Canton and Youngstown community)
Cleveland Area Ohio CHAPTER SERVICES INCLUDE (service area is Greater Cleveland, Lorain, Lake, Geauga & Lorain Counties):

24/7 HelpLine: A telephone assistance service, which provides information, literature, support services and referral to specific Association programs and/or community resources. Ÿ

Care Management Programs: Family-centered programs that offer personalized guidance to families; helps families make informed choices as they cope with difficult issues.
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Safe Return/MedicAlert: For those who wander, a national registry ID program to help register and identify individuals who are memory impaired due to Alzheimer’s disease. Ÿ

Support Groups: Over 60 support groups who meet regularly throughout the Cleveland Area and Greater East Ohio Area, facilitated by a professional and/or
family caregiver.

Early Stage Support Groups: On-going groups and programs for persons diagnosed with early-stage dementia and their caregiver.

WebSite: www.alz.org/eastohio or www.alz.org/cleveland

Community Education: Educational programs for caregivers, professionals and the community. Each office also offers a speaker’s bureau and attends health fairs.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

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WHERE

408 9th Street SouthwestSuite 3400Canton, OH 44707

SKILLS

  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule, but required to present four programs throughout the year

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