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Opportunity Title
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Volunteer Leaders
Project Description
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (You Can! Live Well, Virginia!) is looking for volunteer leaders, who have a background and/or interest in health, to facilitate 6-week sessions, two hours/week at various locations in Fairfax County. These workshops help people living with chronic illnesses to: manage frustration, fatigue and pain; use medication properly; communicate effectively with loved ones and health care providers; make informed treatment decisions; adopt appropriate exercise and nutrition goals, and more. Volunteers will take a 4-day trainingprior to leading a session. The next training will be held in spring of 2018. Paired volunteer leaders are provided with weekly scripts/lectures that address the topic for the week. For more information on this meaningful opportunity, go to http://www.FairfaxCounty.gov/DFS/OlderAdultServices/chronic-disease.htm. Hours of Operation: Weekdays
Opportunity Type
Ongoing
Start Date    
01/01/1900
Minimum number of hours
0.00
State
Virginia
Mission Areas/Types
Seniors
Minimum Number of Volunteers
0
# Registered
10
Minimum Age?
0
Additional information
Contact: ElderLink Intake: 703-324-5374