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Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center

County: Lee
Categories Special Needs
Adult Care
Social Services
Health
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The Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center is a local United Way organization which provides assistance and support to persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers in Lee County. The Center offers assistance through information and referral, counseling, health education, and crisis intervention.

Job Description:

All volunteers welcome, but we are particularly in need of Spanish-speaking Volunteers to assist at the center's office on a regularly scheduled day to take calls from Spanish-seeking caregivers. Duties/tasks include: * Accepting phone calls and visits from Spanish-speaking caregivers * Providing basic information about resources for caregivers * Gathering information for the center's social worker(s) in order to assess the caregivers needs * Translating in order for English-speaking social worker(s) to provide needed assistance to callers/visitors Requirements include: * Fluency in Spanish and English (speaking & writing) * Caring, patient, and compassionate person with an interest in helping older adults and family caregivers * Availability on a regularly schedule day and time each week * Pleasant phone etiquette and willingness to work with public.

Volunteers are also needed periodically to help with special events or projects.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Ms. Melanie Jackson
10051 McGregor Boulevard
Suite 101
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Fax: 239-437-3008
Phone: 239-437-3007
Email: dubinctr@aol.com
Website: http://www.alzheimersswfl.org/
Secondary Contact: Dotty St. Amand
Phone: 239-437-3007
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

TBD

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