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Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

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Alzheimer's Association Community Educators (AACEs) are volunteer public speakers who
help raise awareness, provide education and expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association
programs in the community. AACEs deliver Alzheimer’s Association Core Curriculum using
prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as
well as information for individuals and families impacted by the disease.

Communicate effectively and deliver Core Curriculum (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. Coordination includes securing program partner,
scheduling, preparing presentations, and managing needed materials.
 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 and free 24/7 Helpline.
 Complete necessary paperwork for reporting.

Qualifications:

 Proactive and passionate about the mission of Alzheimer’s Association.
 Demonstrated success with public speaking, excellent presentation and education skills.
 Understanding of adult learning principles.
 Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
 Comfort with computers and familiarity with email and PPT presentations.
 Ability to network, and collaborate with staff, volunteers, and community partners.
 Experience with dementia as a family member or health care professional preferred.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

Location:

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision, A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Description

We provide programs and support services for patients, families, caregivers, and others in the San Francisco Bay Area affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Outside the federal government, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest research funder in the country and offers advocacy opportunities to make public policy change.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101San Jose, CA 95131

(37.37876,-121.92126)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • AACE volunteers commit to a 1-year term delivering a minimum of 12 presentations. Terms are renewable upon successful completion of annual goal-setting conversation with your staff partner.  Orientation includes: online program volunteer welcome

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