Associate Program Director
Reports to: Director of Programs & Services
Position Summary: Become a passionate team member at one of the best voted non-profit organizations to work for! As a part of the programs and services team, you will ensure execution of strategic goals and work plans to positively influence lives of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and their care team. This position encourages creativity to expand reach and meet the needs of the diverse Central New York community.
Essential DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Actively participate in the chapter's programs and services team to ensure effective execution and completion of strategic goals, objectives and program work plans. Plan, execute, expand and evaluate all core services in the chapter’s coverage area. Core services include, but are not limited to, helpline, care consultation, support groups, caregiver education, professional training, and outreach. Document and report all progress via methods established by the Chief Program Officer.
- Represent and assist the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media and advocacy events.
- Assist in the recruitment and supervision of interns and volunteers, as appropriate. Act independently in supervising the work of volunteers and interns assigned to achieve program goals. Report any concerns and feedback to the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator.
- Work intensively with the development department to create and support a cultivation plan for constituents and companies. Inform Chief Program Officer and appropriate chapter staff of emerging issues about potential funders and programmatic opportunities.
- Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers.
- Keep informed of current disease information, current initiatives of the chapter and national offices via online technology, journals and other sources provided.
- Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory and grant requirements; promote Association wide programs and initiatives
- Bachelor’s degree required in human services, gerontology, social work or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
- One to three years of experience working with individuals and families. One to three years of leadership experience in program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze data, assess community strength and engage community leaders. Demonstrated success building strong community partnerships and increasing services to communities that have had low participation.
- Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
- Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred.
- Must have a clean NYS driver's license, access to a vehicle, and ability to travel throughout coverage area, including some evening, weekend and overnight travel as necessary.
This job profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the job holder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential element may change when necessary.