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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association - Northern California / Northern Nevada



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 evidence-based 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.

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.

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.

To apply to become a Community Educator, visit volunteer.alz.org/norcal/volunteer or call (707) 573-1210 for more information

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About Alzheimer's Association - Northern California / Northern Nevada

Location:

1450 Neotomas Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, US

Mission Statement

Who We Are: Our Mission: The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our Vision : A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia(r) The Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter, provides support, education, training, and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias or memory loss. To learn more about our programs and services, visit www.alz.org/norcal. We want to personally invite you to take advantage of our toll-free Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline. Whether you are a person experiencing memory loss, a caregiver, a health care professional, or a member of the general public, we can answer your questions, connect you with resources, or offer support. Please call us, day or night, at 800.272.3900. If you are facing Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, reach out for help. We are here for you. Volunteer Opportunities The Alzheimer's Association engages volunteers in every element of our mission. Volunteers' personal experiences, professional skills, local networks and unique insights amplify our mission and mobilize communities around this cause. We deeply value a diverse team of volunteers and staff partners who work together to end Alzheimer's for all individuals, especially rural, minority and underserved communities, which can face extra challenges when confronted by Alzheimer's disease. Please check all areas that interest you and we will follow up with specific opportunities and details. For more information and to explore volunteer opportunities, go to: https://www.alz.org/norcal/volunteer

Description

What We Do: The Walk To End Alzheimer's is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer's awareness in your community. The Alzheimer's Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness. Please consider starting a team or signing up to walk as an individual for walk day. We also are looking for help! We could not do it without our volunteers! Please consider volunteering with us. Who We Are: We provide support, care and education for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. This includes a 24/7 Helpline, 1-800-292-3900. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading non-profit contributor to critical research nationwide.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

Tue Aug 09, 2022 - Wed Aug 09, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

(38.43923,-122.6673)
 

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