Posting: Part-Time Position - Universal Dementia Caregivers (UDC)

March 8, 2023

Brief Background of UDC:

  • 8-year-old non-profit
  • With the support of grants and community funding, we offer families who have a loved one suffering from dementia the following services:
    • Training and educational opportunities to raise awareness of dementia’s symptoms, management and coping techniques
    • Coaching and counseling on the care and services available to those confronting dementia concerns
    • Addressing the sense of hopelessness and assisting with the understanding of (aging) issues including dementia planning for end of life transitions.
  • Example of program activities: 
    • Monthly Lunch & Learn events
    • Online exercise programs
    • Online Support group
    • Respite care program (application)
    • Caregiver recognition program with Urban Aging News
  • Has an advisory board made up various professionals and entrepreneurs

Position Overview:

  • Part-time, paid position (will start at 10 hours/week that may be increased)
  • Does not need to be a caregiver or have caregiving experience, but does require some knowledge on older adults
  • Hybrid position: majority of efforts can be done remotely, required to attend in-person events
  • Position welcomes your ideas, creativity, brainstorming for outreach and connecting to the caregiver community. Particular focus on targeting Black caregivers.
  • Approximate start date of April 2023, requires a minimum 6-month commitment

Position will focus on:

  • Conducting program outreach efforts (e.g. Marketing events, coordinating community presentations, securing event locations)
  • Promoting program resources/services

Contact information:

Dr. Paula Duren (Founder, CEO)

 ph: 248-509-4357

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