Community Engagement Manager
Job Title: Community Engagement Manager – Colorado Chapter
Location: Denver, CO (Remote during COVID)
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Grade: 205, hiring range: $42,100-$53,700
Reports To: Director of Family Services
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.
Reporting to the Director of Family Services, the Community Engagement Manager will implement the Alzheimer’s Association community engagement strategies to meet and exceed strategic plan measures in service territory. The Community Engagement Manager will manage a pool of volunteers and portfolio of community partner relationships, with the intention of growing awareness of programs and services and the organization at large measuredly and regularly.
This is a full-time, fully benefited position. While the Association is currently working remotely, upon a return to the office, this position will be based in Denver, Colorado.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Identify and develop new, sustainable strategic community partnerships, key stakeholders and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association.
- Guided by the Community Development Model, lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery.
- Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing participation among communities that have typically had low rates of engagement.
- Build and expand the impact of Alzheimer’s Association volunteer Community Educators, Representatives, Support Group Facilitators and other Community Volunteers using the chapter’s Volunteer Recruitment Plan.
- Engage, train and manage relationships with community volunteers and conduct annual performance evaluations (Mission Conversations).
- Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups.
- Ensure any grant deliverables are met within assigned territory.
- Collaborate across departments to ensure seamless implementation of all strategic plan components.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology, Nursing, Public Health, or volunteer management; preferred: Masters in Public Health or Social Work
- 2 years of experience in managing volunteers, program implementation, community outreach and community mobilization or organizational capacity building projects/initiatives.
- Demonstrated success managing volunteer-led community programs.
- Previous experience in community outreach, community mobilization or organizational capacity building projects/initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Detail oriented, adaptable, organized, and able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks, while providing excellent verbal and written client and volunteer communications.
- Superior self-management skills, initiative, and proven ability to collaborate.
- Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products, Google suite and; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn the Personify CRM database and volunteer management system.
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car (25% of time in car, 25% of time in the community). Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.
- While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
- Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job.
- Ability to lift/push/pull up to 40 pounds
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.