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Support Group Facilitator for Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers

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ORGANIZATION: ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC

  • 8 people are interested

Support Group Facilitators create a safe, open environment where people share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared problems of dementia. Support Group Facilitators:

  • Facilitate groups of caregivers or people living with dementia to provide social and educational support helping group members provide emotional support to one another.
  • Present pertinent Association materials and information to group members and assure a positive experience for attendees.
  • Connect people with additional Association services and volunteer opportunities by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs & free 24/7 Helpline.

The Association is seeking volunteer candidates with:
  • Strong listening and effective communication skills with demonstrated ability to be empathic and separate personal needs from group needs.
  • Ability to redirect and facilitate discussion as well as fulfill the Facilitator duties and responsibilities as described in onboarding.
  • Ability to create and maintain a safe environment where participants’ thoughts and feelings are valued and group members are treated with fairness, equity and respect.
  • Passionate about the Alzheimer’s Association mission with personal or professional experience with dementia preferred.

To see the full description, please go to https://tinyurl.com/centralgasupport

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About ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC

Location:

886 Mulberry St, Macon, GA 31201, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Macon, GA 31210

(32.89999,-83.74117)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • You determine frequency, length and day of meetings.

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