Alzheimer Society in need of volunteers

Volunteer support group facilitator required by local alzheimer society

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is looking for volunteers to help provide a range of free services to families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Volunteers help the Society with everything from making phone calls to caregivers to facilitating support groups.

The need right now is for local volunteers who can facilitate local support groups that meet each month.

The position has a few basic requirements:

• excellent listening and empathetic skills

• knowledge of dementia or a willingness to learn

• facilitation skills or a willingness to learn

• formal or informal caregiving is an asset

Training is provided and a one-year commitment is required.

For more information on the volunteer positions, contact Armit at 604-859-3889 or jarmit@alzheimerbc.org.

To learn about Alzheimer’s disease visit www.alzheimerbc.org.