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African Methodist Episcopal Community Educator

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Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

To APPLY DIRECTLY for the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Community Educator position, visit our website at volunteer.alz.org. Click on our "Learn About Volunteering" tab and then on the "Local Volunteer Opportunities" drop down option. From there, you can navigate to the desired volunteer position of your choice.

AME Community Educators

African Methodist Episcopal Community Educators are Alzheimer's Association volunteers who provide Alzheimer's and dementia education programs to community audiences.

Key Activities:

  • Deliver approximately 6 Alzheimer’s Association evidence-based consumer education programs annually to local congregations, community or neighborhood organizations and companies.
  • Collaborate with local Alzheimer’s Association staff to identify, secure and deliver 30 or 60-minute presentation opportunities using Association program materials.
  • Connect people with additional Association services and volunteer opportunities by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs & free 24/7 Helpline.
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated success with health education using excellent communication, presentation and adult learning skills.
  • Comfort with computers and familiarity with email and PPT presentations. Access to personal computer and internet preferred.
  • Ability to network in the community and collaborate with Alzheimer’s staff and other AME volunteers.
  • Passionate about the partnership of the AMEC Health Commission and Alzheimer’s Association. Personal or professional experience with dementia preferred.
  • Must be age 21 to apply. Background checks are required.
Commitment Expected:
  • AME Community Educators commit to delivering a target of 6 presentations annually (one program every other month).
  • All Community Educators participate in initial onboarding and ongoing mentoring and must comply with Alzheimer’s Association volunteer policies and procedures.
Benefits to the Volunteer:
  • Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Perfect your public speaking ability and technique while serving your local community.
  • Be recognized as a leader and resource for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in your congregation and community.
  • Join a network of other volunteers, staff and community leaders to help create a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

The Alzheimer's Association will provide training, information and electronic or printed materials to assist in your efforts. Orientation includes several hours of online learning, self-study and shadowing or mentoring by local Alzheimer's Association staff and volunteers. Some materials are available in multiple languages.

For additional questions, feel free to reach out to our Community Relations Manager Cody Medina
comedina@alz.org

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About Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

Location:

60 East 42nd Street, Suite 2240, New York, NY 10165, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is 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 brain health. To learn more, visit alz.org/nyc or call the 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900, anytime.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association was founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals who recognized the need for an organization that would unite caregivers, provide support to those facing Alzheimer's, and advance research into the disease.

Today the Alzheimer's Association reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. We are the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. You can help advance our mission by volunteering for one of our signature fundraising events - the Walk to End Alzheimer's or The Longest Day.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • AME Community Educators commit to delivering a minimum target of 6 presentations annually (one program every other month).
  • All Community Educators participate in initial onboarding and ongoing mentoring and must comply with Alzheimer’s Association volunteer policies and procedures.

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