Manage all aspects of the Underserved Caregiver Initiative funded by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to serve families from diverse communities and provide supportive services for various Alzheimer’s Association programs concentrating on African American Alzheimer’s caregivers including outreach, education, information and referral, care consultations, social activities and other supportive services. Coach and assist various teams of service providers to improve diversity and inclusion efforts across the 10 county territory.
Essential Job Functions:
?Conducts outreach efforts to connect Alzheimer’s Association supports to local African American communities with particular emphasis on "The Crescent."
?Develops strategic partnerships for increased collaboration to serve African American Alzheimer’s caregivers.
?Delivers culturally competent support services to local African American communities.
?Maintains essential statistical program services data necessary for funders review and external service providers in conjunction with and as assigned.
?Manages all reporting requirements and timelines for the NYSDOH grant.
?Leads with sensitivity diversity and inclusiveness efforts of program delivery.
?Provides leadership where needed for special events, conferences, etc. sponsored by programs and services.
?Represents the Alzheimer’s Association as needed at programs and services events.
?Develops dementia related programs for individuals impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia.
?Develops and maintains external stakeholder relationships.
?Provides leadership for special projects and programs as assigned.
?Timely data entry into appropriate databases.
?Manage and deliver various Alzheimer’s Association social activities, support groups, education workshops, conferences, care consultations, community events and outreach programs.
?Recruit, on-board, train and manage volunteers to deliver programs.
?Develop training materials for interns, new hires and volunteers.
?Assist with the success of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee including coordination, communication, recruitment of members, utilizing their skill sets appropriately.
?Manage and coordinate all aspects of the annual African American Health Symposium conference.
?Promote activities to increase awareness throughout local African American Communities.
?Develop and roll out strategies to better meet the needs of diverse populations across the territory.
?Work closely with teams serving clusters of counties within the territory to guide their service delivery and outreach efforts to include underserved communities including researching and recommending specific target organizations and populations.
?Lead the GoPurple! faith initiative territory wide.
?Support the preparation of the quarterly program catalog.
?Bachelor’s degree or five or more years of progressive experience in program planning and working with caregivers and persons with dementia. Project Management Certification a plus.
?Program management and program development experience required.
?Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
?Ability to work independently, as a team and be self-motivated.
?Strong public speaking and communication skills.
?Background working collaboratively with external service providers and developing community partnerships.
?Empathy for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
?Strong computer skills are mandatory in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, databases, and client management systems.
?Strong analytic capabilities and coordination skills.
?Ability to travel within assigned territory as needed.
?Driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of insurance are necessary.
Job Reference #: 3412