Job Description

The Program Coordinator is to recruit, train, and manage volunteered-powered programs and services,  provide programs and services for family/professional caregivers and individuals diagnosed with dementia, as well as educate the general public about Alzheimer’s and related dementias; and act as a liaison with physicians/physician practices to increase referrals to the Association.


  • Actively participate in the chapter’s programs and services team to ensure consistent service delivery by attending team meetings, communicating with other team members, and participating in weekly/biweekly check-ins with the Program Director.
  • Recruit, train, and manage all volunteers in assigned counties.
  • Act as a liaison for all support group leaders and other volunteers in assigned counties.
  • Complete all Helpline Follow-Ups as assigned.
  • Establish Care Consultations in all assigned counties.
  • Be familiar with all Home Office Educational Programs and be able to deliver to any audience.
  • Ensure documentation is timely, accurate, and complete in the CRM system.
  • Through ongoing assessment and evaluation, develop new partnerships in the community to support expanded outreach to constituents in all assigned counties.
  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with physicians and other related providers in assigned counties.
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and documentation as required.
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media events as required.
  • Work with Development staff on concern and awareness of the disease. Participate and support all Chapter fundraising events.


  • Ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers.
  • Licensed social worker in the State of TX. (Other licenses may be considered)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public health, or related field
  • Three years experience in delivering community programs and services to diverse audiences.
  • Expert knowledge of issues facing older adults, Alzheimer’s disease/related dementias and community resources applicable to these populations in assigned counties. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Able to operate internet systems such as phone and email communications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google applications and accounting software packages
  • Google Suite: Mail, Calendar, Docs and Hangout
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to operate designated office equipment.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
  • Ability to facilitate discussions; comfortable with expression of emotions.
  • Travel by car or air to attend meetings and programs.
  • Weekend and evening work as required.

Position Location: East Texas

Full time based on 37.5 hours per week

Position Grade: 204 Exempt

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 1,900 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 develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve 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.

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