Job Description


Job Title:         Program Volunteer Coordinator – Colorado Chapter

Location:         Denver, CO

Work Hours:     Full-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)

Grade:            204  $38,300-$48,800   

Reports To:      Sr. Director, Programs

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia - by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

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 to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.  

Position Summary:

Responsible for statewide volunteer coordination, including recruitment, training, and placing volunteers in appropriate roles.  Work in collaboration with Denver-based community engagement team to match appropriate volunteers with incoming opportunities, while coaching volunteers to source new opportunities and grow in their roles. Maintain volunteer database.  Coordinate postings with volunteer agencies. 


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Within the Community Development Model and through forum follow up, collaborate with staff to conduct needs assessments for volunteers in every program area and region within the state.
  • Support regional offices for statewide recruitment and screening; help provide initial training for volunteers to deliver quality programs for the Association. 
  • Create and build on relationships around the state to promote volunteer opportunities.
  • In partnership with program staff, coordinate with program volunteers to set and measure goals for KPI progress in care and support, ensure goals are documented internally.
  • Ensure chapter is in compliance with paperwork and volunteer management, including assisting with annual Mission Conversations as appropriate.
  • In partnership with community partner relationship managers on the program team, maintain knowledge of volunteer pool to place volunteers in opportunities as they arise. Keep in communication with staff and volunteers for follow up after the service is completed. 
  • Seek and act on feedback from program and event coordinators regarding volunteer performance. 
  • Assist in follow up training with volunteers, as needed.
  • Collaborate with appropriate staff to develop strategies and relationships to ensure our volunteer recruitment targets diverse populations for all volunteer roles.
  • Communicate with volunteers and staff regularly to ensure timely data receipt and entry for volunteer-powered service delivery. 
  • Coordinate chapter participation in health fair, safety fair, and other community event activities.
  • Serve as staff liaison for information about volunteer program from home office, ensuring volunteer management and mobilization strategy is enacted.
  • Ensure that volunteers receive timely communication about chapter changes, events, opportunities and priorities.
  • Assist in planning recognition.
  • Support and train staff and volunteers on volunteer management database; analyze data to optimize volunteer program. Serve as point of contact for VMS for chapters in Region 4.
  • Coordinate volunteer staffing for 200 volunteers for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in collaboration with Walk Director.
  • Recruit as requested for public policy/advocacy volunteers to represent us with state and federal elected officials.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in related field. 
  • Experience in human resource management or in volunteer coordination is desired. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of Alzheimer’s disease helpful. 
  • Accuracy, timeliness, and initiative are essentials.   
  • Must be detail-oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills. 
  • Requires proficiency in database systems, MS and/or Google office applications.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
  • While based in Denver, anticipate up to 10% travel to the regional offices within Colorado.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to push/pull/lift up to 25 lbs

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. 

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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