Community Outreach Manager, DEI
The Community Outreach Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives is responsible for conducting community outreach focused on increasing engagement in diverse and underserved communities, developing impactful partnerships in diverse and underserved communities and assisting with the delivery of Community Forums. He/she will work with members of the Program and Development teams reports to the Director of Community Outreach.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Work with the Director of Community Outreach to create and execute a strategy for engaging and serving diverse communities, especially those identified in the Alzheimer’s Association strategic plan.
- Identify and conduct outreach to organizations, agencies, civic groups and faith communities with and/or serving diverse and underserved populations.
- Assist Program staff with promoting programs and services and meeting the needs of diverse and underserved communities by providing information and referrals, conducting care consultations, delivering educational presentations and facilitating support groups.
- In accordance with Alzheimer’s Association policies, identify, mentor and support volunteers to assist with increasing Alzheimer’s awareness and delivering programs and services in diverse and underserved communities.
- Identify and cultivates potential volunteers, participants and donors for all chapter events including the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day.
- Conduct outreach and build mutually beneficial working relationships with physicians, service providers and other stakeholders who have an interest in expanding Alzheimer’s Association initiatives in diverse and underserved communities.
- Represent the Association at appropriate meetings, public events and conferences targeting diverse and underserved communities.
- Collect and report required diversity data and when appropriate, insure that program evaluations are completed and reviewed in order to ensure that constituents’ needs are met and program quality is continuously improving.
- Work with the Directors of Community Outreach and Programs and Services to assure that all grant commitments, especially those focused-on diversity/equity and inclusion are met and all reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
- Assist the Director of Outreach with meeting the Association’s Strategic Plan goals and key performance indicators AND identify opportunities for local innovation.
- BA in Social Work, Psychology, Education or other health related field strongly preferred
- Minimum 3 years in health/human service related field preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred
- Familiarity with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and/or aging and health issues
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to teach, train and/or speak in front of groups
- Proficient in Windows and other software programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Personify and Google Apps
- Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills
- Solid work ethic, attention to detail, strong organizational skills with ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously and absolute commitment to confidentiality
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
- Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
- Ability to travel locally, regionally, and to a lesser extent, nationally as needed, to perform job duties
- NYS driver’s license, proof of insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle preferred
Job Title: Community Outreach Manager: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Location: Northeastern NY Chapter, #116, Albany, NY
Full time or Part time: Full-time
Reports To: Director of Community Outreach
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/jobs 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.
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.
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.