Community Education Manager
Job Title: Community Education Manager – Long Island Chapter
Location: Melville, NY
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Reports To: Senior Director of Programs
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
The Community Education Manager is primarily responsible for coordinating and conducting educational programs in the community to raise awareness, provide disease education and Alzheimer’s/dementia training to professional caregivers (adult day programs, home care agencies, respite providers) and providing support and assistance to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their family. The Community Education Manager also provides assistance in the areas of Communications and to the Program Director as needed (reporting on activities for grants and reports). The individual also supports activities that promote the services of the chapter.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Schedule, plan, market and deliver (virtual and in-person) Common Program Education Programs including but not limited to 10 Warning Signs, Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Living with Alzheimer’s series and Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s and core workshops; in-services; conference presentations and other training and activities.
Oversee staff involved in community outreach, education and physician outreach.
Provides initial screening and support for volunteer Community Educators.
Provides coordination of training and oversight for Community Educators and is responsible for metrics linked to volunteer program delivery.
Assists in outreach efforts and builds working relationships with service providers, care facilities and other stakeholders who collaborate on Association initiatives.
Works with staff to assure that requirements are completed for grant-funded programs and services in the assigned territory.
Represent the Alzheimer's Association at public forums, conferences, and media events; function as an advocate representing the Alzheimer's Association in the community.
Maintains accurate records of program and event participation and other metrics.
Assist in the marketing of agency programs and services.
Complete required training and practice for Super User/Education Manager persona –Personify 360 (CRM). Oversee program/meeting data entry.
Understanding of the disease process and options for caregiver interventions.
Strong public speaking skills. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and electronically
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google Suite (mail, calendar, drive), and Zoom.
Experience in volunteer management and support.
Bachelor’s degree in health care related field: nursing, gerontology, social work or related. Master’s preferred.
5 years of experience in health care guiding, coaching, and supporting individuals and their families.
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week) will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.