Job Description

Position Summary:

The Eastern Wyoming Community Engagement Manager will lead the Alzheimer’s Association’s programs, development, and volunteer engagement strategies that strengthen our capacity to reach and serve more people in Wyoming.

Programs:  Develop and implement the Alzheimer’s Association’s program delivery and growth strategy to reach more people with volunteer-delivered programs, especially in new, underrepresented, and rural/frontier communities. Identify, recruit, engage and grow volunteers and community partners while meeting Association best practices to achieve growth goals and benchmarks.

Development: Utilize proven networking and relationship building skills to cultivate key community connections, drive success and achieve revenue goals by strategically identifying and engaging community and corporate leaders and building and empowering sustainable volunteer committees that support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day. 

This position is grant funded.

Responsibilities:

Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create urgency for our cause by promoting a full-mission value proposition to support Alzheimer’s Association campaigns such as quality care, fundraising and advocacy efforts throughout designated communities in the Eastern Wyoming Region
  • Model and foster behaviors that contribute to a culture that values the staff/volunteer/ community partnership and is consistent with the Association’s goals, best practices, and core values.

PROGRAM DUTIES: 30%

  • Conduct ongoing community assessments through Community Forums in each market to ensure that volunteer-led programs are aligned with community needs and offered where demand is high.
  • In partnership with the Chapter Executive Director, recruit, train and lead volunteers to deliver and grow programs in designated markets.
  • In partnership with the Chapter Executive Director, manage and maintain a portfolio of high-impact community partners using a relationship sales approach to grow the Association’s program reach. Expand collaborative agreements with current partners in community networks, organizations, service providers, nonprofits and faith institutions, and establish new community partnerships beyond traditional partners to reach underrepresented communities.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of program, community impact and volunteer performance data as well as grant-funded projects (where applicable).

DEVELOPMENT DUTIES: 70%

  • Manage multiple peer-to-peer fundraising events annually to generate excitement and enthusiasm in the community for Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day by coaching and inspiring your volunteers to implement and build on proven strategies and best practices that result in event growth year over year. 
  • Responsible for the Eastern Wyoming Walks to End Alzheimer’s:
    • Albany County Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    • Campbell County Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    • Carbon County Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    • Laramie County Walk to End Alzheimer’s
  • Responsible for engaging with volunteers and community partners in the Eastern Wyoming Region to increase participation in The Longest Day.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of proven experience recruiting and mobilizing volunteers and community leaders to achieve goals, preferably in a peer-to-peer environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated management skills, including the ability set clear goals, organize projects, establish and manage budgets, and establish accountability processes
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing strategies for identifying, recruiting and engaging high-level and C-Suite volunteer leadership
  • Demonstrated volunteer management skills, including the ability set clear goals, identify priorities, organize projects, establish and manage budgets, establish accountability processes
  • Strong ability to build sustainable corporate and community relationships that contribute to achieving organizational and revenue goals
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and build an inclusive environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals. 
  • While some travel is same day, overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to 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 bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs of materials
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn the Alzheimer’s Association content management systems (e.g. Personify, Luminate/Convio)

Title: Community Engagement Manager

Position Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Grade: 105

Reports To: Executive Director

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 1,900 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 develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

At the Alzheimer's Association®, we believe that diverse perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and underserved communities and responding with resources and education to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, 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 and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

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