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Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern New York

Volunteers Needed!
Help us END ALZ!

If you love to teach or are looking to gain experience to help your community, then we could really use your support!

At this time, we are currently 100% virtual.

About the volunteer role: We provide significant and specialized training for the volunteer role that prepares our volunteer educators to then be able to teach 1 class per month (Example: Communicating with those who have dementia, 10 warning signs of dementia, etc.) to the community using Google Meet or Zoom!

Respond to this opportunities, give us a call at (518) 867-4999 or send Tori, our Development Coordinator, an email at vbueno@alz.org and start helping today!

Feel free to take a look at our volunteer page for all of our volunteer needs: alz.org/northeasternny/volunteer

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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
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

Sun Aug 01, 2021 - Thu Sep 30, 2021

WHERE

The Alzheimer's Association of North Eastern NY4 Pine West PlazaAlbany, NY 12205

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-6 hours per month
  • 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.

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