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Community Educator - Tri-cities

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Alzheimer's Association-Washington State Chapter (SE and Central WA)

Alzheimer's Association Community Educators are volunteer public speakers who provide Alzheimer's Association education programs to community audiences.


KEY ACTIVITIES:

• Deliver approximately 12 presentations annually using prepared Alzheimer’s Association consumer education programs on a variety of care and support topics.

• Collaborate with local Association staff to expand programs by securing community partners, scheduling presentations, delivering the programs, and managing needed materials.

• Serve as presenter for chapter-scheduled education programs and conferences.

• 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 education skills.

• Comfort with computers and familiarity with email and PPT presentations.

• Ability to network, and collaborate with staff, volunteers, and community partners.

• Passionate about the Alzheimer’s Association mission with personal or professional experience with dementia preferred.

• Must be age 21 to apply. Background checks are required.

COMMITMENT EXPECTED:

• Community Educators commit to delivering a target of 12 presentations annually, about 1.5hrs per presentation.

• All program volunteers participate in initial training and ongoing education and must comply with Alzheimer’s Association volunteer policies and procedures.

• Terms are renewable upon successful completion of annual goal-setting conversation with your staff partner.

BENEFITS TO THE VOLUNTEER:

• Perfect your public speaking ability and technique while serving your local community.

• Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

• Be recognized as a leader and resource for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

• Join a network of other volunteers, staff and community leaders to help create a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

609 The ParkwayRichland, WA 99352

(46.27409,-119.27435)
 

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