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Career Opportunities with the Central & North Florida Chapter of The Alzheimer's Association.

We appreciate your interest.

 

Community Educator - General Summary:

Reports To: Associate Director of Programs
Región: Marion and Lake Counties with a focus on Ocala, The Villages, and Leesburg
Hours: Contractual with 8-10 hours weekly

In support of our mission 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, the Chapter is seeking a dynamic, effective, customer-focused professional. A Community Educator is expected to represent the Alzheimer’s Association in a manner that exhibits inclusion and promotes goodwill. A Community Educator will work to raise local awareness and engagement while strategically identifying community needs, including collaborative relationships with other organizations and the cultivation of volunteers.

General Summary:

A Community Educator will plan and execute programs and services in support of the Alzheimer's Association Common Program Plan and in accordance with our strategic plan. This will include conducting and coordinating education programs and early stage programs from Ocala to Leesburg in conjunction with the Associate Director of Programs based in Gainesville.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Schedule, plan and deliver Alzheimer's Association educational programs to key constituents and groups
  • Build relationships with local community providers to ensure appropriate referrals to community agencies, area agencies on aging and other organizations; maintain local referral lists.
  • Schedule, plan and deliver programming for early stage constituents
  • Recruit, coordinate,  train, and oversee local program volunteers in support of the Common Programs
  • Compile and maintain accurate documentation of all programs, groups and activities
  • Support the Chapter’s fundraising activities as directed

Quialifications:

  • Master's degree in health care management, social work, psychology, counseling, nursing, education or related field preferred, Bachelor’s required.
  • 3+ years of experience implementing and delivering community programs.
  • 3+ years of experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.
  • Experience recruiting, retraining, managing and training volunteers.
  • Proven ability to interact with all levels of professionals and community members with a high level of integrity and diplomacy
  • Knowledge and familiarity with communities in Marion and Lake Counties.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and an independent worker able to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including dynamic presentation skills and a proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, early mornings and occasional weekends.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.

Please send resumes and inquiries to infocnfl@alz.org

 




 

Associate Director of Programas - General Summary:

Reports To: Vice president of Programs
Region: Greater Orlando
Hours: Full time

In support of our mission 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, the
Chapter is seeking a dynamic, effective, customer-focused professional. The Associate Director of Programs is
expected to represent the Alzheimer’s Association in a manner that exhibits inclusion and promotes goodwill. The
Associated Director will work to raise local awareness and engagement while strategically identifying community needs,
including collaborative relationships with other organizations and the cultivation of volunteers.

General Summary:

Associate Director of Programs, based in the Longwood office of the Central and North Florida Chapter, will plan and
execute all programs and services in support of the Alzheimer's Association Common Program Plan and in accordance
with our strategic plan. This will include information and referral, care consultation, support groups, education programs,
safety services and early stage programs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate local support groups: recruit, train and manage support group facilitators; maintain accurate list of
    support groups; promote support groups to constituents.
  • Schedule, plan and deliver Alzheimer's Association educational programs to key constituents and groups.
  • Build relationships with local community providers to ensure appropriate referrals to community agencies, area
    agencies on aging and other organizations; maintain local referral lists.
  • Schedule, plan and deliver programming for early stage constituents
  • Responsible for assisting with Helpline coverage
  • Recruit, coordinate, train, and oversee local program volunteers in support of the Common Programs
  • Compile and maintain accurate documentation of all programs, groups and activities
  • Serve as local point of contact for persons with the disease, their caregivers, and healthcare providers including
    physicians
  • Participate as a team member and collaborator with the other staff leadership in the Central and North
  • Florida Chapter, assisting with events and other meeting and activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in health care management, social work, psychology, counseling, nursing, education or related
    field preferred, Bachelor’s required.
  • Bilingual-fluency with English and Spanish preferred
  • 3+ years of experience implementing and delivering community programs.
  • 3+ years of experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.
  • Experience recruiting, retraining, managing and training volunteers.
  • Proven ability to interact with all levels of professionals and community members with a high level of integrity
    and diplomacy
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Central Florida communities.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and an independent worker able to successfully manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including dynamic presentation skills and a proficiency with
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, early mornings and occasional weekends.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.

Please send resumes and inquiries to infocnfl@alz.org

 




 

Assistant Director of Community Outreach - General Summary:

Región: Tallahassee and surrounding counties.
Hours: 30 hours a week.
Details: In support of our mission 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, the Chapter is seeking a dynamic, effective, customer-focused  professional. The successful candidate will split his/her time between program and development responsibilities, while working in conjunction with the Program and Development staff.
The Assistant Director of Community Outreach will raise local awareness and raise funds in the local community through delivery of Association programs and services, attendance at community events, networking and speaking opportunities and implementation of the Association’s signature event, Walk To End Alzheimer’s. The Assistant Director will strategically identify community needs, including collaborative relationships with other organizations, volunteer cultivation and management as well as identification of event participants and potential corporate sponsors.

Responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of the planning and implementation of Walk To End Alzheimer’s including recruitment of planning committees, recruitment and retention of team captains, secure corporate sponsorships, coordinate with communications staff to develop marketing and  promotions strategy and materials, oversee all logistical arrangements, meet or exceed fundraising goals.
  • Implement all program and education initiatives of the Portfolio of Common Programs.
  • Recruit, train and oversee local program volunteers in the deliver of programs.
  • Build relationships with key constituents in the local community for the purpose of securing fundraising goals, program delivery and public awareness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in a non-profit or similar organization; fundraising experience preferred.
  • Experience with recruiting, training and managing volunteers.
  • Experience in special event planning and implementation.
  • Strong organizational and management skills with a demonstrated record of performance in both áreas.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • High energy with ability to work both independently and as a part of a strong team.
  • Ability to travel within the chapter territory (some overnight) as well as some evening and weekend work as needed.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:
infocnfl@alz.org
Subject: Tallahassee position


 

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