Support Group Facilitators Needed in Beaumont
Alzheimer's Association Support Group facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. This support group will be meeting virtually for the time being.
· Encourage participants to provide assistance and emotional support to one another.
· Present pertinent Association materials and information to group members.
· Connect members of the community with additional Association services by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs & free 24/7 Helpline.
· Ability to be empathetic and separate personal needs from group needs.
· Strong listening and effective communication skills.
· Ability to redirect and facilitate discussion as well as fulfill the duties and responsibilities as described in the Facilitator Agreement.
· Commitment to promote the mission and services of the Association and willingness to act as an extension of the Association.
· Experience with dementia as a family member or health care professional preferred but not mandatory.
· Support Group Facilitators commit to a 1-year term meeting monthly.
· Orientation includes: online general volunteer orientation (1 hour) + program volunteer orientation (1 hour) + self-study or in-person role training with staff partner (~4 hours).
· Support Group facilitators must observe 1 group led by a staff or mentor plus review facilitation skills with a staff partner prior to deployment in the community.
· Background checks are required as part of the volunteer selection process.
· Comply with Alzheimer’s Association volunteer policies and procedures.
10:45 AM to 01:30 PM
onboarding will be other times, volunteer role mainly last Monday of the month 11-noon
- NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
About Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter
6055 S Loop E at Long Drive, Houston, TX 77087, 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.
The Alzheimer's Association(r) is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
700 North St STE MBeaumont, TX 77701
August 16, 2021
- Elder care
- Group Facilitation
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Background Check
- Must be at least 25
- Orientation or Training
- 6 hours initial training + 4 hours monthly