POSITION TITLE: Regional Coordinator
LOCATION: Eugene, Oregon
REPORTS TO: Regional Manager
STATUS: Full-time, Exempt
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 Regional Coordinator provides effective representation within the Cascade Coast region for the Alzheimer's Association within the mission and scope of the agency's programs, policies, procedures, and budget. This position manages regional partnership development, creates strategic and collaborative alliances, oversees service delivery, moves fundraising initiatives forward and positions the Association within the service area as the leader in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Essential Job Functions
Oversees and expands the Alzheimer’s Association’s services and presence within the mid-Willamette valley:
- Implements the Oregon Chapter’s Strategic Plan initiatives, programs and activities for the purpose of meeting designated goals, objectives and service metrics.
- Provides oversight for and insures appropriate implementation of Chapter-sponsored efforts such as the Educational Classes, Physician Outreach, Advocacy and Development programs.
- Assures that excellent outreach processes are in place to identify program and service needs within the diverse communities across the region, including rural and urban communities and diverse populations.
- Develops and implements strategies to build community awareness of the Alzheimer's Association as a resource for education, support services, volunteer, advocacy and fundraising opportunities.
- Serves as the face of the organization and galvanizes staff, program partners, volunteers, advocates and funders to support the mission and the work.
- Maintains a positive and visible public image ensuring that the Association is recognized as a regional leader in the field of AD.
- Develops and supports local Walk to End Alzheimer’s leadership and moves development activities forward. Recruits and manages community volunteers to plan and implement Walks – including volunteers to manage logistical, mission, team recruitment and sponsorship aspects of the Walk at the local level.
- Solicits renewal of past corporate sponsorships & teams and individual teams for the Walk. Actively recruits new corporate sponsors, individuals and exhibitors.
- Manages the distribution of Alzheimer’s Association materials and education information within the mid-Willamette region.
- BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience.
- Relevant nonprofit management skills and experience, including familiarity with a similar regional office structure
- Proven ability to build relationships founded on trust, follow-through and commitment to enhance and further the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission, vision and organizational values
- Experience coordinating special events, fundraising, volunteer coordination and a proven track record of success in community outreach.
- Demonstrated success building strong and productive work teams with a focus on creating and nurturing community relationships.
- Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and publicly to a variety of audiences.
- The ability to analyze complex information, recognize the need for supervision, request necessary assistance and make timely, appropriate decisions within areas of responsibility.
- Function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional skill.
- Be comfortable operating within an independent environment and being directly involved with both external outreach (community) as well as internal tactical operations (Chapter).
- Strong knowledge of Windows-based programs, Gmail and Google web applications.
- A high level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative
- Possess valid Oregon driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance.
- Willingness and ability to travel overnight as needed.
- Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
- Must be able to lift, transport and carry up to 25 pounds of supplies and equipment.
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, long-term disability, life insurance, extensive PTO, caregiver leave, volunteer time off, paid holidays, Culture and Heritage Day and generous 401(k) retirement plan.
Alzheimer’s Association is 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.