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.
The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times ten years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you.
The Tennessee Chapter offers outreach and support to families throughout Eastern TN and surrounding counties around Knoxville.
The Program Manager will provide effective regional representation for the Alzheimer's Association within the mission and scope of the agency's programs, policies, procedures, and budget. This position will manage regional partnership development, create strategic and collaborative alliances, and oversee service delivery, and position the Association within the service area as the leader in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Oversee and expand Alzheimer's Association program services and presence within Eastern, TN and surrounding counties.
- Responsible for recruiting, training, coaching, and supporting volunteers along with coordinating program delivery and scheduling.
- Implement the Tennessee Chapter's Strategic Plan initiatives, programs and activities for the purpose of meeting designated goals, objectives and service metrics.
- Provide oversight for, and ensure appropriate implementation of Chapter-sponsored efforts such as the Common Program Plan, Physician Outreach, Policy and Advocacy.
- Support development efforts and initiatives in the region.
- Assure that excellent outreach processes are in place to identify program and service needs within the diverse communities across the region, including rural and urban communities.
- Develop and implement strategies to build community awareness of the Alzheimer's Association as a resource for education, support services, volunteer, advocacy and fundraising opportunities.
- Serve as the face of the organization and galvanize the staff, program partners, volunteers, advocates and funders to support the mission and the work.
- Maintain a positive, visible public image ensuring that the Association is recognized as a regional leader in the field of AD.
- Manage the distribution of Alzheimer's Association materials and education information within territory given.
- Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) required in Public Health or a related field.
- Proven ability to build relationships founded on trust, follow-through and commitment which will enhance and further the Alzheimer's Association's mission, vision and organizational values.
- Relevant nonprofit management skills and experience, including familiarity with a similar regional office structure.
- 2 years' experience in delivering and growing program services.
- Experience coordinating special events, fund raising, volunteer coordination and a proven track record of success in community outreach.
- Demonstrated success in building strong and productive work teams with a focus on creating and nurturing community relationships. Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and publicly to a variety of audiences.
- Ability to analyze complex information, recognize the need for supervision, request necessary assistance and make timely, appropriate decisions within areas of responsibility.
- High level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
- Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional skill.
- Be comfortable operating within an independent environment and being directly involved with both external outreach (community) as well as internal tactical operations (Chapter)
- Proficiency in MS Office, Gmail and Google web applications.
- Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.
- Ability and willingness, to travel extensively in the territory. Most travel will be same day, however overnight travel of up to 10% is expected.
- Must be willing and available to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
- Must be able to lift, transport and carry up to 25 pounds of supplies and equipment.