Job Description

At the Alzheimer's Association we are the brains behind saving yours.  Many of us who work for the Alzheimer's Association have some connection with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. It's what drives us to make the extra effort in the daunting task of modifying a disease that currently has no cure. With 78 million baby boomers entering the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer's, we need passionate, hardworking people committed to helping the Association meet the increasing demand for care and support and fund vital Alzheimer's research.

Why join us? We have been recognized as a Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times seven consecutive years.

The Program Specialist is responsible to implement a strategy to recruit, engage and manage volunteers to deliver Association education and support programs.  This role will support those affected by dementia through the delivery of education and support programs, develop new, sustainable community partnerships that advance the chapter mission and expand program reach and increase program delivery as per Strategic Plan goals.  The role will represent the Association in the community in support of building strategic partnerships.

  • Recruit and manage high level Program Services volunteers including but not limited to: Community Educators, Support Group Facilitators, and Program Services Interns.
  • Delivers care and support programs.
  • Ensure imputing and accuracy of CSQEI & Personify data entry. 
  • Assist with the promotion of  program services in collaboration with Director of Communications
  • Evaluate and maintain the quality and effectiveness of education programs
  • Maintain local referral records on Community Resource Finder.
  • Provides support for Physician Outreach activities.
  • Attendance at chapter Alzheimer’s Association events including but not limited to assigned Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Day at the Hill, annual Conference and other local events as defined by each office territory
  • Prepare and record own correspondence, committee reports, agendas, minutes, etc.  Keep accurate records and provide regular reports to the Program Services Team.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, public health, health or human services field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers.
  • Experience in developing and managing outreach events.  
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, work with a diverse community and colleagues.
  • Cooperative personality, excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Willingness to work on evenings and weekends as necessary.  Occasional overnight travel (less than 20%).

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