Alzheimer's Association

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Education and Outreach Coordinator

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 11/6/2018
Job Reference #: 3049
Keywords: office

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

  

The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible primarily for the strategy, planning and delivery of community development, volunteer utilization and education/ outreach efforts for their Regional office service area.  Additional responsibilities would include the recruitment and management of program volunteers around all aspects of the Alzheimer’s Association mission. This position is located in the Harrisburg, PA office and reports to the Senior Program Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Conduct community engagement efforts and provide educational programs to Chapter constituencies including: professional providers, family caregivers, persons with disease and community stakeholders

oDevelop and implement comprehensive community engagement plan to engage partners and volunteers

oPlan, implement and oversee portions of the Portfolio of Common Programs & Services (PCPS)

through the use of staff and volunteers

oEnsure quality assurance and tracking measures are in place, i.e. Personify, CSQEI, etc.

oCoordinate Association participation in high profile community events including: community forums/expos, conferences and other community presentations

oTargeted outreach to key constituencies to promote the Association, assess community needs and identify new opportunities for service delivery

* Engage new communities and volunteers towards Chapter efforts in support of our vision of "A World without Alzheimer’s

oMaintain working knowledge of key Association priorities

oOngoing recruitment and training of volunteer community educators

oIdentify, engage and partner with community organizations to expand the impact of Alzheimer’s Association care & support efforts

oMaximize company exposure and participation with diverse audiences.

oActively engage new volunteers and partner organizations through year-round outreach

* Participate in community outreach and fund development activities

oAssist in newsletter preparation and submit articles as requested

oAll staff are required to support and participate in special events and fund development activities as requested

oAll staff are expected to informally advocate for those we serve and the services offered by the Chapter

oAll staff are expected to support and participate in formal advocacy and public policy activities as requested

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in voluntary health, human services, gerontology, nursing or a related field

* Two years experience in human service program service delivery, preferably in aging field and/or within diverse communities

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel

* Strong Public Health, Voluntary Health experience highly preferred

* Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams

* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities

* Ability to anticipate, identify, organize opportunities to expand services

* Ability to coach, mentor and develop volunteers

* Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and electronically to variety of audiences

* Ability to work effectively with diverse population

* Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

* Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties

* Ability to operate designated office equipment

* High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative

* Ability to travel as needed for the position with a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and access to a reliable personal vehicle




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