Coordinator of Programs
The Coordinator, Programs is responsible primarily for increasing awareness, building relationships, developing community collaborations, assisting with professional outreach, public education, program development, and recruiting, coaching, and managing volunteers. This position requires significant teamwork and collaborative efforts with staff, volunteers, the Contact Center and community partners to fulfill the mission of the organization. Geographic areas of responsibility include Sussex and Kent counties.
This is a part-time, benefits eligible, at-will position working 25 hours per week. Schedule is flexible, but needs to include some full-days in order to accommodate business needs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Conduct community engagement efforts to Chapter constituencies including: professional providers, family caregivers, persons with disease, community organizations, volunteers and other community stakeholders.
- Build and strategically expand the number of Alzheimer’s Association community volunteers and partner organizations through year-round outreach.
- Engage, train and manage relationships with community volunteers to expand the Alzheimer’s Association’s visibility and programmatic reach within assigned area.
- Conduct annual performance evaluations of community volunteers.
- Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups.
- Lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery.
- Ensure quality assurance and tracking measures are in place for collection of program data, i.e. Personify, CSQEI, etc.
- Provide leadership and/or support as needed for special events, conferences, both internal and external to the organization.
- Speak and/or participate in community presentations and programs.
- Participate in community health fairs and other community outreach activities.
- Expand programming opportunities through diversity and inclusion outreach to priority diverse populations among Latino, African American and LGBT constituencies.
- Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems/long-term care strategy.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in voluntary health, human services, gerontology, nursing or a related field.
- Two years experience in human service program service delivery, preferably in aging field and/or within diverse communities.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Strong Public Health, Voluntary Health experience highly preferred.
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% within Chapter territory by car. Travel in this case is considered time spent away from an office, in the community, to fulfill job goals.
- Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to anticipate, identify, organize opportunities to expand services.
- Ability to coach, mentor and develop volunteers.
- Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and electronically to variety of audiences.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse population.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable personal vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materials.
- Ability to operate designated office equipment.
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
- High volume of public contact.
- Travel by car to attend meetings.
- Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential job functions may change when necessary.