Support group mentor detail

Support Group Mentors provide mentoring and training support for facilitators of early stage or caregiver groups. Support Group Mentors:

  • Collaborate with Association staff to provide hands-on assistance where needed to improve the quality and participation in Alzheimer's Association support groups.
  • Provide co-training, ongoing consultation, mentoring support and assistance and evaluate successes, challenges and needs of the group.
  • Provide annual quality assurance visits and review evaluation data with Facilitators to improve the constituent experience.
  • Consult with support group leaders and staff to devise a plan to grow participation and expand the reach of support groups.
  • Serve as a substitute for short-term facilitator absences or co-facilitator for virtual support groups during which time the Mentor assumes the temporary role of Facilitator.

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The Association is seeking volunteer candidates with:
  • Long-term success facilitating and leading support groups with strong listening and effective facilitation and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of volunteers to high performance.
  • Demonstrated technology skills and comfort delivering groups or visiting facilitators via virtual platforms.
  • Ability to promote local groups through in person, print and electronic methods.
  • Passionate about the Alzheimer’s Association mission with personal or professional experience with dementia preferred.
  • Must be age 21 to apply. Background checks are required.