Job Description

This position is responsible for implementing the chapter’s volunteer-powered program delivery strategy, engaging with organizations to encourage community mobilization and supporting the chapter’s health systems initiatives. This position manages the Central & Western Chapter Program staff and reports to the Chapter Executive Director. This a full time position located in Charlottesville, VA.

Essential Functions

 

Community Programs 

 
     
  • Increase reach of Alzheimer’s Association Common Programs with special emphasis on increasing participation among communities that have typically had low rates of engagement with the chapter.  
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  • Build and expand the number of Alzheimer’s Association Community Educators, Alzheimer’s Association Community Representatives, support group facilitators and other Community Volunteers. 
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  • Engage, train and manage relationships with community volunteers to expand the Alzheimer’s Association’s visibility and programmatic reach within assigned area. 
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  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of community volunteers. 
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  • Represent the chapter as needed at community events and networking groups.
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  • Lead and conduct Community Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan for service delivery.
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Community Partnerships 

 
     
  • Develop new, sustainable strategic community partnerships and volunteer supporters in an effort to increase the reach of the Association.
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  • Build referral partnerships with social service agencies, service providers and congregations to identify prospective volunteers.
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  • Analyze service data to identify gaps in delivery and create opportunities for increased volunteer engagement.
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Health Systems

 
     
  • Support the implementation of the chapter’s health systems strategy. 
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  • Serve as a member of the account management team in an effort to engage health systems.
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Other Essential Functions

 
     
  • Implement the Chapter's Strategic Plan initiatives, programs and activities for the purpose of meeting designated goals, objectives and service metrics.
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  • Support chapter and national Advocacy and Public Policy goals. 
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  • Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association’s communications timeline and additional needs.
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Minimum Requirements

 
     
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Gerontology, Nursing, Public Health, or volunteer management.
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  • 2 years of experience in managing volunteers.
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  • 2 years of experience managing program implementation. 
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  • 1-2 years of experience in community outreach, community mobilization or organizational capacity building projects/initiatives.
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  • Demonstrated history of health education, strong public speaking skills and an understanding of adult learning principles.
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  • Demonstrated success managing volunteer-led community education programs and support groups, with experience in recruitment, training, engagement, supervision and evaluation of volunteers.
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  • Demonstrated success working on a team to identify, create and launch strategic partnerships.
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  • Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
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  • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and/or analyze growth opportunities and make programmatic recommendations to Chapter leadership.
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  • Ability to coach and develop volunteer talent.
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  • Strong communication skills in person, print, and electronically. 
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  • Ability to make data driven decisions.
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  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional skill.
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  • 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.
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  • Demonstrated success in creating and nurturing community relationships. Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and publicly to a variety of audiences.
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  • High level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
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  • Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to a reliable personal vehicle to meet travel requirements throughout the Chapter territory. 
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