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Spanish Speaking Community Educator - Volunteer in East Bay!

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ORGANIZATION: Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

  • 2 people are interested
Community Educator
Awareness Presentation

(HABLAMOS ESPAÑOL)
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 (in person or virtually) 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.

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias while serving your local community.
  • 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.
  • Quarterly volunteer roundtable events!

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated individual that is comfortable speaking to individuals, organizations and families in need and connecting them to the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Must be 21 to apply. Background checks are required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) individuals are highly encouraged to apply!

Commitment Expected:

  • Community Educators commit to communicating with staff partner monthly to discuss events and availability.
  • 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.
  • In-person (San Francisco/East Bay area) or virtual opportunities available.

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. Accommodations may be possible. Reach out to get more information!

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About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

Location:

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

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

We provide programs and support services for patients, families, caregivers, and others in the San Francisco Bay Area affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Outside the federal government, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest research funder in the country and offers advocacy opportunities to make public policy change.

At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission. The Association leads strategic initiatives to support diversity and a culture of inclusivity. These strategic initiatives also strengthen outreach to all populations, providing communities with resources and support to address the Alzheimer’s crisis. By partnering with organizations locally and nationally to advance diversity and inclusion, the Association can broaden its reach in all communities.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2000 Powell StreetEmeryville, CA 94608

(37.83804,-122.30086)
 

SKILLS

  • Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible hours. About two hours each month.
  • Must be 21 or older. Conflict of interest and background checks are done virtually.

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