Hawaii Island Regional Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Programs & Public Policy
Location: Hawaii Island
Status: Part-time, 30 hours per week, FLSA Exempt
Grade/Range: 5/Pro-rated for 30 hours per week: Min: $34,700 – Mid: $47,760 – Max: $58,000
The Hawaii Island Regional Coordinator is the sole Alzheimer’s Association staff representative that will 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. The position will provide support to all development activities on the Island of Hawaii to meet and exceed revenue goals. The position will also mobilize volunteers to increase program delivery and support services throughout the community. Additionally, this position will create strategic and collaborative alliances, and position the Association within the service area as the leader in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Build community awareness of the Alzheimer's Association as a resource for education, support services, volunteer, advocacy and fundraising opportunities within diverse communities and underserved populations. Drive concern and awareness efforts by participating in community events and serving as local spokesperson.
- Assist with the planning and implementation of all fundraising events, with special emphasis on Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics, and The Longest Day®, including team captain/participant recruitment and retention; event communication at the local level; and related activities.
Care & Support
- Conduct care consultations via telephone, in-office and in-home with families of persons with dementia.
- Engage Physician Champions and conduct outreach to medical professionals and service providers to promote patient, family and education services.
- Recruit, train, and manage a cadre of volunteers to deliver educational presentations to caregiver, community, and corporate audiences, support group leaders, and facilitate professional trainings to clinical and allied health professionals
- Recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in growing revenue as well as increasing concern and awareness, specifically in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, The Longest Day®, and program delivery.
- Provide ongoing support to overall operations of the service area to include: customer service to constituents; database management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations
- Support chapter and national Advocacy and Public Policy goals.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. Master's degree in public health, social work, counseling, gerontology or related field, or equivalent.
- 3 years’ experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.
- Experience implementing and delivering community programs, with demonstrated success in volunteer management and growing program services.
- Experience in training and instructional presentations, and public speaking.
- Stellar customer service skills when working with internal and external clients.
- Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and prior experience with CRM and volunteer databases, and ability to rapidly learn new software
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 60% by car within the assigned territory.
- Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.
- 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.
COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE:
- Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional skill.
- 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.
- High level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to rich diversity in the makeup of staff and volunteers. It is the policy of the Alzheimer’s Association to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information of any other factor protected by applicable federal, state and local laws as well as other applicable government regulations and execution orders.