Plan, maintain and manage chapter-wide education programs and help increase concern and awareness through outreach efforts including community presentations and physician outreach.
Essential Job Functions
Design new programs in response to identified community needs and National's Common Programs.
Responsible for ongoing research and education updates to staff.
Implement the Living with Alzheimer's 5 month series bi-annually in Canton Service area.
Provide education for both professional and family caregivers and support to those affected by Alzheimer's or other dementias throughout the chapter service area.
Cultivate relationships through active physician outreach throughout the chapter service are to meet strategic goals.
Work with the Development department to cultivate new relationships with area businesses to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the workplace and provide educational opportunities for employees in the Canton service area.
Manage the education via email program including distribution of monthly updates.
Responsible for planning and coordinating annual symposium including: o Coordinating volunteers and committee members. o Coordinating all printed materials, including brochure. o Send save the date cards three months prior to event. o Sending brochures no later than 8 weeks before symposium. o Work with program director on securing speakers and logistics and budget. o Securing sponsorship, including pharmaceutical grants. o Communicate with sponsors as appropriate.
Assist with the chapter's involvement with Memory Day and Walk to End Alzheimer's events.
Other related duties as assigned.
Normal office environment
High volume of public contact
Travel by car to attend meetings within the chapter territory
Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to work effectively with families and volunteers, staff and external contacts.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to assess and develop program and service improvement.
Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work effectively in diverse populations.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.
Ability to operate designated office equipment.
This job profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be preformed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor or management. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.
Minimum Bachelor's degree in human services, psychology, gerontology, social work or a related field.
Knowledge of Alzheimer's and related dementia preferred.
Marketing, public speaking or training experience a plus.
1-3 years professional experience working with families, caregivers and Healthcare professionals.
Knowledge of applicable healthcare delivery systems and issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, HMO's long term care insurance, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, Power Point, Google mail.