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.
As part of the Care and Support team, this part-time (20 hours/week) position provides care consultations including direct support, disease education, care planning and resources to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, their caregivers and community members. Services are provided in keeping with the mission, strategic plan goals, national standards and guidelines of the Alzheimer’s Association. This position requires significant teamwork and collaborative efforts with staff, volunteers, the Contact Center and community partners.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide consultation with clients in a professional and compassionate manner via phone, email, and in-person
- Follow established Association Contact Center/Care Consultation policies, procedures and clinical protocols
- Provide accurate and timely documentation and follow- up of consultation interactions and interventions using Association database
- Provide support for Association programs and services as needed (Includes social engagement programs, caregiver support groups and other services provided by Chapter)
- Master’s degree in social work or a related field with at least two years of experience or bachelor’s degree with five years of related experience
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team-based environment with clients, families, staff, volunteers and community members in person and on the telephone
- Knowledge of community social work, diversity and inclusiveness, social and governmental systems, healthcare systems, and Alzheimer’s and related dementias
- Demonstrated experience in social work through advocacy, systems navigation, family systems, therapeutic approaches, grief counseling, intervention design, and communication strategies
- Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and attention to detail. Excellent organizational skills
- High level of integrity, compassion, initiative, and confidentiality
- Knowledge of data collection and skill in maintaining databases
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Chrome applications
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 3354