Support Group Facilitator for families and caregivers touched by Alzheimer's


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

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

About

The Alzheimer's Association is in need of a volunteer to help facilitate caregiver support groups in the Bay Area.

The groups consists of family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on topics related to Alzheimer's disease: caregiving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities.

Major Tasks: To understand the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and the important role support groups play in this mission. Facilitate or co-facilitate a support group for family members and caregivers seeking assistance, emotional support and information on all topics related to Alzheimer’s disease: caregiving from diagnosis through the continuum of care, legal issues, research and advocacy information and opportunities.

Qualifications:

Willingness to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia as well as caregiving issues and community resources available to families. Excellent listening and communication skills. With a commitment to outreach to all ethnic and cultural communities, the facilitator must be comfortable working with diverse groups of people. Self-starter, capable and willing to take own initiative and work independently with staff guidance and support. Respect for confidentiality. Dependability and reliable transportation required. Bilingual/bicultural desired but not required

Skills

  • Life Coaching
  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One Year

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