4221 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400,Los Angeles, California, 90010

Status

Filled

Description

The Memories in the Making Project Intern will be responsible for the delivery of the Memories in the Making visual arts project, a project hosted at various community-based social service agencies providing support to L.A.’s older adult population. Memories in the Making is a unique fine arts therapy project developed for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with the aim of offering people living with dementia a new, creative and nonverbal way of communicating and capturing precious moments through art. This position will work approximately 15 hours a week from June through March. 

Qualifications

Alzheimer’s LA will be looking for the following specialized skills: - Computer literate (MS Office, Lotus, PowerPoint, etc.); - Willingness/flexibility to work with the older adult population; - Interest or experience in arts-related activities; - Ability to interact with persons of various social, cultural, and educational backgrounds; - Ability to travel locally – California driver license and proof of automobile insurance and/or reliable transportation preferred 

Background

Founded by family caregivers in 1980 and incorporated as an independent non-profit in 1981, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles (Alzheimer’s LA) is a community-based organization dedicated to providing support to people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their families in Los Angeles County. For the last 39 years, Alzheimer’s LA has focused on meeting the needs of the region’s linguistically, culturally and socio-economically diverse population by developing and delivering innovative and tailored supportive services.

How to Apply

Interested students should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to Mona Strehler, Human Resources, at alzglajob@gmail.com