Program Coordinator – Wichita Falls, North Central Texas
Location: Wichita Falls, TX
Work Hours: Full-time
Reports To: Regional Director
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.
This position is responsible for implementing the chapter’s volunteer-powered program delivery strategy, engaging with organizations to encourage community mobilization and supporting the chapter’s health systems initiatives. This role will focus on the Wichita Falls 11 county region, and will require some travel throughout the area in addition to occasional evening and weekend work.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing program participation among communities that have typically had low rates of engagement with the chapter.
- Engage, develop and maintain strong relationships with community volunteers to expand the Alzheimer’s Association’s visibility and programmatic reach within assigned area
- Build comprehensive partnerships with area agencies, service providers and congregations to identify prospective volunteers and host / promote program participation.
- Lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery within territory
- Provide general office assistance and help with chapter events, including help the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and/or other fundraisers, if needed.
- Develop new, sustainable strategic community partnerships and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association and engage fully with all mission pillars.
- Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems strategy by serving as a member of the account management team as needed and developing relationships with physicians and clinical providers within territory to enhance referrals to Association programs.
- Provide Care Consultation based on Helpline call follow-up, physician referral, and other community demands.
- Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups.
- Assist with annual performance evaluations of community volunteers.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology, Nursing, Public Health, or volunteer management
- 2 years’ experience in social work or related field
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
- Excellent communication skills in person, print, and electronically.
- Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and/or analyze growth opportunities and make programmatic recommendations to Chapter leadership
- Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products, Google suite, social media and; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn the Personify CRM database and volunteer management system
- Ability to make data-driven decisions
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 of their choosing , Caregiver Leave, Volunteer and School Visitation time off, paid holidays and a gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
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.