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Volunteer & Constituent Relations Specialist

General Summary:
The Volunteer & Constituent Relations Specialist is responsible for recruiting and training the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter volunteers and building, maintaining and cultivating the chapter’s database for intermediate gifts. 


Responsibilities:
Volunteer Relations
• Recruits New Volunteers through community outreach and free advertising for programs, advocacy and development purposes
• Sends information and applications to prospective volunteers
• Reviews applications received, conducts  background checks when necessary and contacts references where appropriate
• Interviews potential volunteers to match established needs and criteria and refers those not matching to other sources
• With appropriate staff assistance, schedules and orients new volunteers to the Association and Chapter
• Works with Communication Specialist to find free advertising opportunities to recruit new volunteers
Schedules volunteers activities as appropriate to meet community and Chapter needs
• Establishes and maintains a staff request form
• Works with staff to ensure updated position descriptions are available for all volunteer positions
• Maintains a schedule of volunteers
• Manages and serves as main point of contact for all main office volunteers
•  Communicates with volunteers and staff in multiple programs and locations as needed
• Provides copies of volunteer applications for staff to review
•  Evaluates the effectiveness of volunteer placement by collecting feedback from volunteers and staff supervisors
Coordinates publicity for the volunteer program
• Develops and implements volunteer recruitment campaigns throughout the year
• Promotes volunteer opportunities with fliers, public announcements, press releases and other methods as appropriate
• Provides presentation on volunteerism and the Alzheimer’s Association as needed
• Organizes volunteer recognition events for all regions in collaboration with Chapter staff
Tracks volunteer activities
• Maintains volunteer database and tracks individual volunteer activities
• Contacts new volunteers within 90 days of placement to discuss and evaluate volunteer satisfaction and success
 Participates in community outreach and fund development activities
• Submits articles for Chapter newsletter as needed
•  Participates in special events and fund development and program activities as requested
• Participates in advocacy and public policy activities as requested
Constituent Relations
• Builds and maintains chapter’s database of prospective intermediate gift donors
•  Analyzes the 50+ Team Approach Donor Reports weekly
• Researches giving history of current donors
•  Examines giving potential of individuals serving as chapter volunteers
•  Engages in community conversations on philanthropic giving to develop new prospects
•  Works with development and education staff to prospect and evaluate potential donors through engagement at programs and community events
Develops plan to engage and cultivate constituents
•  Connects senior staff with potential donors
• Facilitates meetings, conversations and interactions between senior staff and donors
• Tracks senior staff’s interactions with perspective donors

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience working in social work, marketing and/or non-profits
• Two-years experience working with volunteers
• Excellent program management skills, including administrative, computer and database
• Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word and Excel
• Experience in public speaking
•  Ability to communicate effectively with volunteers and staff
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Ability to travel as needed
• Able to handle projects and work independently and report outcomes effectively
• High level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative

To apply for this position, click here. Only candidates who apply online will be considered.

Special Events Coordinator


The Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter is seeking to hire a Special Events Coordinator. This position is responsible for managing special events within the region. It is located in Louisville, KY.

Candidates must apply online by clicking link below.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Manage, coordinate, and implement all aspects of all assigned fundraising activities including but not limited to, Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, Blondes vs. Brunettes and other special events as assigned. (including securing venues, sponsorships, media partnerships, etc.)
• Manage and implement (as needed) aspects of Third Party Events
• Work with Special Events Manager and/or Executive Director to find and secure new revenue sources when necessary.
• Plan and coordinate meetings, agendas, and activities with volunteer leaders.  Prepare presentations, materials, and reports
• Interface and serve as a liaison for all levels of staff and volunteers.  
• Ensure that confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained
• Manage, evaluate, and expand fundraising programs under the direction of the Special Events Manager and Chapter leadership.  Organize, lead, and promote interest in special events.
• Assume primary responsibility for special events.  Coordinate appropriate committees and plans with volunteers (including budgets/timelines) for each event.  Ascertain group interests and arrange for event requirements and logistics.
• Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete financial records for each event.  Submit reports to the Special Events Manager, for analysis and review.
• Collaborate with volunteer committees to develop and implement a plan for sponsorship, recruitment, underwriting and marketing.
• Assist with and maintain event websites and databases for all event participants and donors.
• Work with Chapter Leadership to establish budgets, work plans and timelines for events
• Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events
• Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, operating standards and applicable regulatory requirements

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or related field, preferred
• 3+ years of office experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience in not for profit special event fundraising
• Understanding of fundraising and organizing and planning special events
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point
• Experience in developing and preparing presentations, reports, and business correspondence
• Effectively multi-task, establishes priorities, and work independently and take initiative in a fast paced environment.  Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.
• Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
• Team player that can  work effectively with staff, volunteers and external contacts
• Excellent written, oral communication skills and problem solving skills.
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
• Ability to work evenings and weekends and to travel as needed to perform job duties
• Ability to operate designated office equipment and experience in using fundraising software applications
• Ability to lift up to 20lbs

To apply for this position, click here. Only candidates who apply online will be considered.


 

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