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COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE

A community representative volunteer represents the Alzheimer's Association by setting up a table with information on programs and services that are offered free of charge. We provide the training to help you interact with individuals seeking assistance. Volunteers should have good interpersonal skills, reliable transportation, must be 18+ years of age, and willing to submit a background check.

Potential volunteers are asked to commit to at least one event per month for a period of 12 months. Events are generally scheduled mid-week between 7AM and 5PM. Events average about 4 hours in length and are scheduled in Orange County only.

If this sounds like an opportunity that fits your schedule and interests, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Brent Deines. Email bdeines@alz.org or call 949.757.3728.

 

 

 
MEMORIES IN THE MAKING COMMITTEE MEMBER

Committee members are vital to the Memories in the Making program. We welcome volunteers with various skill sets. Responsibilities are diverse, including event planning, community outreach, office administration and marketing. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at our offices in Irvine.

Potential volunteers must be 18+ years old and complete online HIPAA training and Live Scan fingerprinting. A commitment of 12 months is requested.

Interested volunteers can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Brent Deines. Email bdeines@alz.org or call 949.757.3728

 

 

 

 

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR/CO-FACILITATOR

As a Caregiver Support Group facilitator or co-facilitator, you will provide much needed support for families directly affected by dementia. You will guide discussion groups of approximately 8-12 caregivers to exchange useful information, share experiences, and provide mutual support. Groups meet 1-2x/month at various locations across Orange County.

Potential volunteers must complete a candidate application/questionnaire, 6 hours of facilitator training (fee involved), Live Scan fingerprinting, online HIPAA training, and additional annual requirements. A commitment of 12 months is required.

Interested volunteers can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Brent Deines. Email bdeines@alz.org or call 949.757.3728


 

 

 

 

 

 

HELPLINE OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

The Helpline Office Administration volunteer works closely with our Helpline staff to update external agency information used for client referrals such as addresses and services provided. Duties include making phone calls to various agencies to gather new and/or updated information and to enter that information into the AAOC database.

AAOC staff will train volunteer to complete all functions of the role and will be required to complete HIPPA training and submit a LiveScan background check.

Work schedule is flexible. 1-2 days per week, 4-6 hours per day during normal business hours. A commitment of 12 months is preferred.

Additional skills required include: Interest in health promotion for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia's and their family caregiver; good communication and listening skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality and to represent the Alzheimer’s Association in a professional manner; dependability; good organizational skills; reliable transportation; and data entry skills.

Interested volunteers can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Brent Deines. Email bdeines@alz.org or call 949.757.3728


 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNSHIP – VIETNAMESE PROGRAM SERVICES

Learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia's, community resources, and care options. This unpaid internship will give you the opportunity to lead an activity group for Vietnamese speaking people with dementia, provide supportive services during education and outreach events in the community, document contacts with persons with dementia, family members and professionals, and translate and review documents and Powerpoint presentations.

Potential interns are asked to be bilingual in Vietnamese/English, and available to assist with the Vietnamese support group (Thursdays 10am-12pm). Internship will begin in January 2015. Service hours of 10-20 per week is preferred. Student must be available on Thursdays and at least one other day during the week through June 2015 with flexible availability mid-week and weekends. Intern must be at least 18 years of age.

Additional skills required include: Interest in health promotion for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia's and their family caregiver; good communication and listening skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality and to represent the Alzheimer’s Association in a professional manner; dependability; good organizational skills; reliable transportation; and have the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Interested students should contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Brent Deines. Email bdeines@alz.org or call 949.757.3728


 

   
   
   
   
   

 

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