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Published Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Parkinson Society British Columbia is actively recruiting a volunteer Support Group Facilitator to assist in maintaining and strengthening the Parkinson’s community in Cranbrook.

Established in 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) serves to empower the Parkinson's community by providing resources and services to enable self-management, self-reliance, and self-advocacy.

The responsibilities of the Support Group Facilitator include:

  • Working to create an environment that is safe and respectful, and where participants feel comfortable sharing their experiences, insights, and knowledge with others.
  • Assisting with the delivery of information, education, and resources for people with Parkinson’s and their carepartners/families.
  • Leading support group meetings once a month, for a couple of hours, from September to June.

Facilitators are supported by Parkinson Society British Columbia through access to information and resources, teleconference calls, bi-annual one-on-one follow-ups, advocacy/awareness campaigns, and educational opportunities.

For more information about this position, and to apply, please contact:

Stacey Dawes
Manager, Education and Support Services
sdawes@parkinson.bc.ca | 1-800-668-3330

 

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