4 people are interested
Virtual Community Educators- Cantonese Speaking
4 people are interested
Virtual Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who provide education through virtual platforms to expand the reach of Alzheimer's Association programs in the community. Virtual Community Educators deliver Alzheimer’s Association Core Curriculum using via webinar technology using prepared training materials on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Communicate effectively via webinar and deliver Association approved presentations.
- 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 in the Cantonese community. 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 Cantonese community with additional Association services by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs and free 24/7 Helpline.
- Complete necessary paperwork for reporting.
- Proactive and passionate about the mission of Alzheimer’s Association.
- Bilingual in Cantonese
- 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.
About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV
2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US
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.
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.
At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission. The Association leads strategic initiatives to support diversity and a culture of inclusivity. These strategic initiatives also strengthen outreach to all populations, providing communities with resources and support to address the Alzheimer’s crisis. By partnering with organizations locally and nationally to advance diversity and inclusion, the Association can broaden its reach in all communities.
2290 N. First Street, Suite 101San Jose, CA 95131
October 14, 2021
- Teaching / Instruction
- Professional Development
- Community Outreach
- Public Speaking
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers commit to a 1-year term delivering a minimum of 12 presentations. On line training and role specific training
- Fluent in Cantonese, Zoom knowledge and proficiency a plus