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Program Manager

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 8/29/2019
Job Reference #: 3721
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Job Description

Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s!

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work for by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you!

General Summary
This position is responsible for implementing the chapter’s volunteer-powered program delivery strategy, engaging with organizations to encourage community mobilization and supporting the chapter’s health systems initiatives.

 

Position Responsibilities
Core Characteristics and Competencies

 
     
  • Train to provide Helpline and Care Consultation follow-up request for services to individuals with dementia and their professional and family care partners from all cultural groups.  
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  • Provide coverage for Programs department and Director of Programs & Outreach when needed.
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Community Programs 

 
     
  • Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing participation among communities that have typically had low rates of engagement with the chapter.  
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  • Build, Recruit and Train the Alzheimer’s Association Community Educators, Alzheimer’s Association Community Representatives, support group facilitators and other Community Volunteers. 
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  • Engage and manage relationships with community volunteers to expand the Alzheimer’s Association’s visibility and programmatic reach within assigned area while implementing best practices.  
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  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of community program volunteers. 
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  • Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups.
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  • Lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery.
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Community Partnerships 

 
     
  • Develop sustainable strategic community partnerships and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association. Including a strategic focus on LGBTQ, Hispanic/Latino, and African American communities to discuss benefits of early detection, diagnosis, and referral to the Alzheimer’s Association.   
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  • Build referrals and community partnerships with social service agencies, service providers and congregations to identify prospective volunteers. 
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  • Analyze service data to identify gaps in delivery and create opportunities for increased volunteer engagement.
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Health Systems

 
     
  • Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems strategy. 
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  • Serve as a member of the account management team in an effort to engage health systems if needed.
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Minimum Requirements

 
     
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology, Nursing, Public Health, or volunteer management.  
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  • 2 years experience in managing volunteers.
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  • 2 years experience managing program implementation .
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  • 1-2 years experience in community outreach, community mobilization or organizational capacity building projects/initiatives.
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  • Demonstrated history of health education, strong public speaking skills and an understanding of adult learning principles.
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  •  Demonstrated success managing volunteer-led community education programs and support groups, with experience in recruitment, training, engagement, supervision and evaluation of volunteers.
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  • Demonstrated success working on a team to identify, create and launch strategic partnerships.
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  • Must be organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
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  • Demonstrate open communications, transparency and teamwork.
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  • Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
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  • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and/or analyze growth opportunities and make programmatic recommendations to Chapter leadership.
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  • Ability to coach and develop volunteer talent.
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  • Strong communication skills in person, print, and electronically.
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  • Ability to make data driven decisions.
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  • Must be proficient with computer skills, Microsoft Office products, Google suite and; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn the Personify CRM database, volunteer management system and other systems as needed.
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  • While most travel in the assigned territory is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
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  • Flexible and willing to work evenings and weekends as required for the job. 
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  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
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