Seeking: Caregiver Support Network Facilitator

Title: Later Stages Caregiver Support Network Facilitator –Volunteer

Saint John Summary: The Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick is currently seeking a kind and caring volunteer to facilitate our monthly later stages caregiver support network. Training will be provided by the Alzheimer Society prior to the beginning of support network. Responsibilities:  Lead monthly support group meetings  Act as a point of contact for the Alzheimer Society within your community  Act as a resource for caregivers attending support network  Provide support for caregivers  Prepare coffee/beverages for support network meetings

Benefits:  Comprehensive training through ASNB  Information pamphlets and literature  Gaining knowledge and experience  Opportunity to meet new people, and contribute to your community

Qualifications:  Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (written & verbal)  Ability to work independently, as well as in a team  Familiarity with the community  General understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Time Required: 3-4 hours per month

Accountable to: General Community, ASNB Staff Staff Counterpart: Regional Coordinator- Saint John: Emily Blaney Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick Tel: (506) 634-8722 Fax: (506) 648-9404 Email: saintjohn@alzheimernb.ca

About the Alzheimer Society: The Alzheimer Society is the leading nationwide health charity for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Active in communities across Canada, the Society offers help for today through our programs and services, and hope for tomorrow by funding research into the cause, prevention and a cure