Job Description

  Program Specialist - Amarillo/Lubbock, TX 


This position, located in Northwest Texas, organizes community education, volunteer training, and diversity outreach, facilitates support services, and oversees the collection of information needed for timely and accurate provision of services for our Amarillo and Lubbock service areas. This position will be based out of either Amarillo or Lubbock, with travel as needed.  


Job Responsibilities
Community Programs (50%)
* Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing participation among communities that have typically had low rates of engagement with the chapter
* Build and expand the number of Alzheimer’s Association Community Educators, Alzheimer’s Association Community Representatives, support group facilitators and other Community Volunteers
* Engage, train and manage relationships with community volunteers to expand the Alzheimer’s Association’s visibility and programmatic reach within assigned area
* Conduct annual performance evaluations of community volunteers
* Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups
* Lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery
* Oversee and master the Personify database of constituents in West Texas, keeping events and participants up to date
* Provide Care Consultation level 1 to families in need in Amarillo & Lubbock communities
* Other program duties as required

Community Partnerships (35%)
* Develop new, sustainable strategic community partnerships and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association
* Build referral partnerships with social service agencies, service providers and congregations to identify prospective volunteers
* Analyze service data to identify gaps in delivery and create opportunities for increased volunteer engagement

Health Systems (15%)
* Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems strategy
* Serve as a member of the account management team in an effort to engage health systems
* Develop relationships with physicians and clinical providers to enhance referrals to Association programs

Minimum Requirements
* Master’s degree in health care management, social work, psychology, counseling, nursing, gerontology or related field; or equivalent work experience. 


* 1-3 years experience implementing and delivering community programs.
* 1-3 years experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.
* Experience recruiting and training volunteers.
* Experience in training and instructional presentations. 


* Proficient speaking and writing in both the Spanish and English language.




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