Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

Find your chapter:

search by state

Employment Opportunities
Text Size controls Normal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size


Community Outreach Coordinator (IA)

Job Location

Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, IA

General Summary

The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the performance and success of fundraising events to meet revenue goals and program activities to serve constituents in the southern counties of the East Central Iowa Chapter territory to include but not limited to Johnson, Washington and Iowa Counties. Through outreach efforts including community presentations, marketing and volunteer engagement, the Community Outreach Coordinator will increase concern and awareness for Alzheimer's disease.

Essential Job Functions

-Plan and execute the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Iowa City to include team captain and participant recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; volunteer recruitment and management; and all event logistics and evaluation.
-Works collaboratively with the dedicated walk staff to plan and implement a centralized Walk to End Alzheimer's plan.
-Assist the Manager of Community Outreach with recruitment, solicitation, logistics and promotion of other special event activities as needed.
-Maintains an annual calendar of events, timelines and milestones; creates work plans for each event.

Programs & Services
-Implement Common Program Plan programs and services in the southern counties in the East Central Iowa Chapter service area.
-Market core services and programs of the Alzheimer's Association (Helpline, website, care consultation, educational programs, support groups, etc.)
-Research and identify emerging dementia-related community needs to be addressed.
Community Outreach
-Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
-Network and develop collaborative initiatives in education, public awareness and family assistance with other organizations.
-Represent the East Central Iowa Chapter at public events, health fairs, conferences, workshops, and media events in the Iowa City area as designated.
-Research and provide input to grants and other community funding opportunities.
-Implement Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month activities that are strategically aligned and outcome focused throughout the southern portion of the East Central Iowa Chapter territory.
-Serve as Chapter contact and advisor to student organizations at the University of Iowa.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, establish priorities and work in fast paced environment with excellent time management and special event coordination.
  • Three years experience in fundraising and development.
  • Three years experience and understanding of volunteer management, recruitment and retention.
  • Strong background and interest in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in providing educational and informational presentations.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, reliable personal vehicle and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties.
  • Ability to travel throughout the East Central Iowa Chapter territory to perform and participate in tasks as assigned.
  • Demonstrated experience in networking with collaborative agencies and providers.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends; with occasional overnights.

Click here to apply

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.