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The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you.

The work we do requires a certain type of person — passionate, focused and dedicated to achieving our vision of a world without Alzheimer's. These are the qualities that drive us. If you join us, you will develop your career with a team of committed professionals.

The Alzheimer's Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is committed to a diverse working environment and is proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. 

Current Openings

Program Specialist for Charlotte & Desoto Counties

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Staff telephone Helpline for clients requesting information, referrals and services.  Prepare appropriate Helpline Educational Packets for each caller
  • Responsible for making appropriate referrals to community agencies, services and individual practitioners.
  • Responsible for developing a local contact list of all providers that may have services that benefit our clients
  • Responsible for coordinating and conducting community and professional education seminars and workshops
  • Responsible for coordinating and conducting caregiver education programs
  • Responsible for the promotion of local Chapter programs to ensure caregivers and community members are notified of upcoming events.
  • Responsible for the provision of local Chapter programs.
  • Responsible for documenting services provided in a timely fashion.
  • Responsible for meeting position goals and objectives in conjunction with the Chapter’s strategic plan.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the local resource library, ensuring that publications, pamphlets, articles and videotapes are updated and relevant
  • Responsible for identifying potential collaborative partners to maximize outreach and resources including partnerships with other senior serving organizations, churches, ALF’s, SNF’s, and Day Cares.
  • Responsible for representing the Chapter  in local and regional health fairs, community programs and events
  • Responsible for preparing all monthly statistics and related reports

Minimum requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially, Word, Excel, Power Point, Explorer, and Outlook.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or health care related field, Master’s degree preferred. Experience and training in dealing with Alzheimer’s disease is preferred.
  • Ability to travel extensively throughout the chapter service area.
  • Reliable personal transportation
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative.
  • Excellent presentation skills 

Please forward resume, cover letter and salary history to with Program Specialist – Charlotte County in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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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.