Diversity Program Coordinator
Job Title Diversity Program Coordinator
Location North Central Texas Chapter, Ft. Worth Office
Full time of Part time: 37.5 hours, full-time.
Reports To: Senior Program Manager
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.
This position is responsible for implementing the chapter’s volunteer-powered program delivery strategy and engaging with organizations to encourage community mobilization within communities, with an emphasis on serving the Black/ African American Communities within our Chapter territory.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing participation among Black/ African American communities.
- Expand the number of trained, active Community volunteers.
- Lead the Black/ African American Advisory Committee.
- Conduct Black/ African American Community Forum and annual Black / African American caregiver Conference
- Develop new, sustainable strategic community partnerships, with an emphasis on Black / African American communities in an effort to increase the reach of the Association.
- Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems strategy
Core Characteristics and Competencies
- Demonstrated success working on a team to identify, create and launch strategic community partnerships.
- Experience working with diverse volunteers, staff, and external contacts.
- Ability to take tasks from concept through execution with minimal supervision.
- Strong communication skills in person, print, and electronically.
- Ability to make data driven decisions.
- Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college; significant work experience may be considered as a substitute for the degree.
- At least 2 years’ experience working with diverse communities, building relationships and advancing program delivery and project development preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive to communities within the Chapter territory
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
- Attention to detail and ability to maintain clients records in a confidential and timely manner
- Willingness to work occasional nights and weekends
- Proficient in technology including social media
- Ability to lift 25 lbs
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.