Regional Program Coordinator
Job Title: Regional Program Coordinator – Colorado Chapter
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Part time: 30 hour/week, non-exempt, hourly
Grade: 204: $19.64 – $25.03, with benefits*
Reports To: Regional Director
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 www.alz.org/jobs 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.
The Regional Program Coordinator will oversee all volunteer service delivery for the Grand Junction area, including community education classes, caregiver support groups, early-stage family services, and community outreach. They will be responsible for maintaining existing relationships and forming new partnerships to grow the Alzheimer’s Association’s presence by conducting community forum listening sessions, volunteer recruitment, and volunteer coordination throughout the assigned service territory. Reporting to the Regional Director, they will be measured by volunteer-powered service contacts within the strategic plan of the Alzheimer’s Association.
This is a part-time hourly position with benefits, 30 hours per week.*
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Guided by the Community Development Model, lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery.
- Identify and grow new, sustainable strategic community partnerships, key stakeholders, and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association.
- Coordinate program volunteers from recruitment through on boarding, focusing on retention, goal setting, and recognition.
- Oversee the volunteer delivered education programs, monitoring class attendance to ensure optimum attendance levels. Schedule education classes accordingly ensuring class offerings are territory wide.
- Oversee the volunteer facilitated support group programs for caregivers and early-stage families. Assess and establish new groups as needed.
- Represent the Alzheimer’s Association at community-wide meetings and on relevant initiatives.
- Support the fundraising events of the Development Manager throughout the region, including 2 Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Longest Day.
- Bachelor’s degree in human services, education, public health, or similar field.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience coordinating program activities or non-profit services.
- Experience with volunteer management, recruitment and retention strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Detail oriented, adaptable, organized, and able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple tasks without everyday supervision.
- Superior self-management skills, initiative, and proven ability to collaborate with staff and volunteers locally and from afar.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build rapport and trust with diverse people and public speaking comfort.
- Strong learning agility with database management software.
- Proficiency with Google and Microsoft office applications.
- Ability to push/pull/lift 40 pounds
- Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfil the job goals.
- While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance.
*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, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, 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 and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.
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.