Community Outreach Coordinator
Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator
Location: Oklahoma City
Work Hours: Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Reports To: 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 Outreach Coordinator acts as a program liaison for community agencies focusing on community and health systems outreach, connecting education and family outreach staff within the Oklahoma CIty Metro and Northwest Oklahoma area. This position requires a broad range of professional relationship skills as well as organizational knowledge. The area of responsibility is Oklahoma City and Northwest Oklahoma.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Maintain current and accurate knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the effects on families, in-depth knowledge of community resources, and cultural competence to diverse populations effectively.
- Long Term Facility engagement in OKC and Northwest Oklahoma
- Coordinates Program educational events using the Core Program Plan
- Coordinates meetings, events, appointments, etc.
- Serves as liaison with other departments to coordinate and resolve problematic processes
- Possess ability to present the core presentations
- Demonstrates knowledge of resources in the area and has comfort level with visiting retirement communities, facilities, etc., to spread the message of what the Association does.
- Networks with community leaders, building relationships that can be strategically leveraged to enhance fundraising efforts.
- Connects community leaders with Development staff and Walk committee, encouraging participation at multiple levels.
- Demonstrates strong presentation skills. Responsible for presentations to multiple and diverse groups.
- Develop linkages with service providers to facilitate the connection of families with appropriate services.
- Raises awareness of volunteer opportunities within the OKC Metro and Northwest Oklahoma community
- Other duties as assigned
- BA/BS degree or 5 equivalent years of experience required, focus on Gerontology, social work, public health, non-profit management or related field
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- 2-3 years of experience in working with measurable goals and building external relationships
- Ability to communicate effectively; excellent interpersonal and social skills; relationship building with background in senior care or healthcare community a plus
- Proven organizational skills
- proficient in Microsoft Office preferred - Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Google platform
- Must be customer focused, team player, professional demeanor, adaptable with change and new priorities, demonstrates sound judgment in decision making, and have a passionate “can do” attitude.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
- must be able to work at a desk/computer as well as access the community in general
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.