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Virtual Community Educators Needed in the Capital Region!

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Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Volunteers Needed!
Help us END ALZ!

Are you passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer’s disease? Do you want to get more involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and help us to support our caregivers and spread awareness? Then we need you!

We are looking for local individuals who can help us to lead monthly educational classes. The ideal candidate would be able to commit for a minimum of 12 months, would be proficient in Zoom and have a background in public speaking or education. We are looking for individuals who can dedicate 3-5 hours per month to this role, year round. We will provide extensive training and ongoing education.

We are currently looking for volunteers in the following counties: Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Saratoga, Hamilton, Warren, Washington, Fulton, Montgomery, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, and Albany counties.

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's.

Join Today, Fight Back!

This position is currently virtual with a likely return to in-person.

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About Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Location:

4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205, US

Mission Statement

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

The Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves a 17-county area in the northeastern most corner of New York State. These counties cover over 15,000 square miles, representing approximately 30% of New York State, and are home to 1.5 million people. It is estimated that 40,000 of the friends and neighbors living in this area have Alzheimer’s disease. As is the fact across the country, almost 80% of all persons who have Alzheimer’s live at home and are cared for by a family caregiver and 1 out of 3 adults personally know someone with the disease. This means that there are approximately ½ million people in the northeastern region of New York who need education, information and referral services and approximately 24,000 family caregivers who need support, respite care and an array of tools to help them with this difficult task.

We pride ourselves for being here for our families and those who work with our families. To make sure that we are accessible we have an administrative office in Albany and 11 Point-of-Services located throughout the region, including Sidney, Delhi, Cooperstown, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Indian Lake, Hudson, Catskill, Johnstown, Amsterdam and Fort Edward.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

University at Albany1400 Washington Ave.Albany, NY 12206

(42.68957,-73.82034)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours per month
  • Able to dedicate time to role for at least 12 months

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