TITLE: Program Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Programs
STATUS: Full-time, Exempt
LOCATION: Port St. Lucie, Florida
GRADE/SALARY RANGE: 204 / Min: $38,300, Mid: $48,800, Max: $59,400
WHO WE ARE
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
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 ten years in a row.
The Program Manager for the Treasure Coast conducts volunteer recruitment and management, community outreach and awareness, diversity outreach, professional and family caregiver education, care planning, support group services and all reporting related to these areas in a four county region (i.e. Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties). The Program Manager will possess a high degree of empathy for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, excellent communication skills and the ability to assess the needs of clients and refer caregivers and persons living with the disease to external resources as appropriate.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Develops new community partnerships to increase awareness and create opportunities to expand education, support services and volunteer engagement to achieve key strategic initiatives.
- Identifies, recruits, trains and manages volunteers who implement our programs within the community.
- Develops and maintains relationships with professional healthcare providers to facilitate increase in referrals.
- Expands the delivery of Common Program Plan, support services and research programs.
- Delivers speaking engagements for community education and caregiver training.
- Expands programming opportunities through diversity and inclusion outreach.
- Prepares and maintains statistical reports and grant-related reports.
- Provides and promotes Helpline and in person consultations to constituents in need.
- Attends and coordinates conferences and meetings.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Bachelor’s Degree with work experience in education, public health, gerontology, social work or related field. Master’s preferred.
- Bilingual English and Spanish a plus.
- 1-3 years’ experience in a health and human service organization, preferably working with geriatric issues, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
- 1-3 years’ working with volunteers with varying levels of expertise.
- Demonstrated ability to engage and relate to culturally diverse clients.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Must possess valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have access to a reliable vehicle.
- Ability and willingness to travel by car up to 60% of the time across the service area as requested for outreach, meetings, training, etc.
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25lbs of materials for meetings as needed.
- Ability to work with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain relationships.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities during periods of high volume and tight deadlines.
- Ability to analyze information and make timely and appropriate decisions in an environment where accuracy is key.
- Ability to effectively communicate with clients and department staff in person and on the telephone.
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.