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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Those interested in becoming a volunteer can call the Foundation today at (718) 667-7110

The Alzheimer's Foundation of Staten Island, is in need of people who are hard working, dedicated and enjoy helping those in need.


VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED IN THE PROGRAMS LISTED


 

THE 8 HOUR HELP LINE

The 8 hour help line stands by Staten Island's Alzheimer's community 8 hours a day 365 days a year, at no charge to callers.  Manned by experienced, trained volunteers who respond from the office, this valuable resource offers information, referrals and support to family, caregivers and anyone in need of help regarding Alzheimer's patients.

Volunteers must have compassion, a listening ear and the ability to define caller's questions and concerns.


ALZHEIMER'S VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Eight Caregiver Support groups are held at different times & locations on the island.  In addition we have one weekly Early Diagnosis Patient & Spousal group, Social, and Caregiver Groups, one monthly professional group and a monthly TV support group. 

Volunteers for this position must have professional skills.

OFFICE/CLERICAL

Organize & assist with daily functions of clerical staff.  Assist clerical staff with Xeroxing, light typing, and organizing reference materials.

DEVELOPMENT

Positions are to assist with inputting data, preparing and organizing reports, and clerical work for fund raising events.

BOOKKEEPING

Assist with day-to-day Accounts Payable processing, organizing, and maintaining quality assurance.  

Knowledge of Bookkeeping a must

COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Assist technology staff maintaining computers and implementing new systems.

Knowledge of DOS, Windows, Word Processing, & Databases are a must.

FRIENDLY CALLS

Assist Help line & Administrative staff by routing callers, and handling calls or visit Alzheimer's caregivers to offer assistance and support.

THRIFT SHOP

Assist in the thrift shop, which is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.