Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.
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The Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter provides a variety of education, information and support services to persons with dementia, their families, and the community. The FCSN Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for assisting families by assessing/coordinating AFCSP and NFCSP funding in Milwaukee County.
Essential Job Functions:
Advancing Care and Support
- Track monthly expenditures of grant funds and Billing
- Enter Data into SAMS and SERVTracker data bases
- Assist FCSN staff with AFCSP & NFCSP Clients as needed
- Ensure program activities, outcomes and impact are measured, tracked, reported and evaluated to enhance program quality; deliver on contract/funder expectations and specifications.
- Maintain Knowledge of all rules and best practices for AFCSP &NFCSP as well as a full range of current community services& resources for older adults and family caregivers.
- Provide family caregivers with information and assistance accessing services, including respite care, and supplemental services.
- Advocate on behalf of family caregivers with service providers.
- Remains knowledgeable and current in information related to Alzheimer’s and related dementias as well as national, state, and local initiatives that affect the targeted population.
- Recruit, train, support and manage volunteer community educators, caregiver support group and social engagement facilitators.
- Bachelor’s degree in social service field with at least 3 years of professional experience.
- Computerized database experience/knowledge (MS, SAMS,ServTracker and Google)
- Excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral
- Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to multi-task
- Ability to work well with other staff, volunteers and clients
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to move boxes and supplies up to 50 lbs.
- Must hold a valid driver’s license and have a reliable vehicle available for work purposes
- Must be willing to work on evenings and weekends
- Working knowledge of the NFCSP and AFCSP program.
- Working knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia and community resources related to aging services
- Experience in program planning and implementation
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3364