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The Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter is dedicated to assisting families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

We are pleased to announce that we have been named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County. For more information visit the award website at www.bestplacestoworkoc.com.

 

Current Openings:

Grants Specialist

Director of Intermediate & Planned Giving

Director of Clinical Education

Communications Specialist

Family Care Consultant II

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Position: Grants Specialist

Division: Development
Reports to: VP of Development
Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Grants Specialist is responsible for a key aspect of the Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County’s fundraising activities. The successful candidate will secure and expand philanthropic support from foundation/corporate foundation funders to help support key programs and to help increase the Chapter’s visibility throughout Orange County.

This person has primary responsibility for managing the Chapter grant program.

Essential Job Functions:

Grant Management

  • Maintain and implement a comprehensive grant plan to include corporate, foundation and government grants
  • Coordinate research, identification, tracking, cultivation and solicitation of prospective and current grant funders, and oversee acknowledgment and stewardship of gifts
  • Maintain pipeline of active grant requests sufficient to meet budgeted goals
  • Collaborate with appropriate staff to obtain necessary information to assemble requests and provide timely, accurate reports
  • Perform other writing duties as required, including social media and newsletter content

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prefer a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of experience in related field
  • Excellent research/writing/editing skills, able to influence and engage a wide range of donors and stakeholders
  • Experience writing grants with excellent attention to detail and ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines
  • Professional and resourceful style, the ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:
1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
2. Resume with salary history Send info to HR.ALZOC@gmail.com

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Position: Director of Intermediate & Planned Giving

Division: Development
Reports to: Vice President of Development
Status: Exempt
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
The Alzheimer's Association of Orange County seeks a dynamic and skilled fundraising professional to:
  • deepen and grow the Intermediate Donor ($1,000 - $9,999) program;
  • develop and expand the Chapter’s Planned Giving program.

This new position will plan and manage the Intermediate Giving program with a focus on raising and elevating gifts in the range of $1,000 to $9,999 in collaboration with the development team. This individual is responsible for identifying and qualifying prospective donors, stewarding existing donors, cultivating donor/prospect relationships and directly soliciting donations at the intermediate gift level. In addition, he/she is responsible for promoting planned giving opportunities to donors and prospects, with a special focus on long-term, loyal donors. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward relationships with a portfolio of 125-150 former, current, and prospective Intermediate Donors ($1,000 to $9,999); and work collaboratively with VP of Development and when appropriate, the Major Gifts team, to institute Moves Management strategies when appropriate
  • In collaboration with VP, Development, work effectively with the Chapter's CEO, Board of Directors, Major Giving Officers, and Chapter staff to coordinate fundraising priorities and to develop solicitation strategies for individual prospects at the intermediate level
  • Oversee all aspects of annual fundraising event (A Reason to Hope) including, but not  limited to, recruitment of event chairs, table hosts, speakers, logistics, and  providing support to volunteers
  • Develop and promote a planned giving program for donors and prospective donors, increasing membership in Founders Society (an honorary society recognizing those who make a bequest or lifetime gift)
  • Prepare written materials including visit strategies/briefings, correspondence, solicitations/proposals, and pledge documents
  • Maintain up-to-date contact reports/notes in the Association’s relationship management database

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five years' experience in nonprofit fundraising, preferably with some planned giving experience and basic knowledge of planned giving vehicles (trusts, bequests, CGA’s etc.) or related experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising – able to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle: (1) initiate contacts with potential donors; (2) develop appropriate cultivation strategies; (3) move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; (4) make solicitations when appropriate; (5) maintain stewardship contacts with donors
  • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills; must effectively interact with staff and volunteers at all levels
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:
1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
2. Resume with salary history

Send info to HR.ALZOC@gmail.com

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Position: Director of Clinical Education


Division:
Programs and Education
Reports to: VP of Programs and Education
Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Responsible for the Association’s Clinical Education Programs for physicians, nurses and all other clinical professionals in the community. Responsible for the promotion and expansion of the chapter developed Patient Referral Program including AAOC’s local study with Health Plans. Ensure that all activities and requirements regarding education/certification programs are met. Expand educational offerings consistent with our strategic plan. Engage in full participation of AAOC HIPAA compliance team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop, implement, promote, maintain, monitor and evaluate chapter education programs in person and online directed at the members of the medical and clinical community on an ongoing basis
  • Monitor outcomes and outputs
  • Monitor CEU’s and CME’s
  • Monitor support assistance for clinical educational offerings on and off site
  • Expand and monitor clinical educational offerings
  • Develop and coordinate education programs
  • May deliver educational programs as assigned
  • Maintain department policies and procedures
  • Expand, promote, implement and coordinate Patient Referral Programs with Health Plans and individual physicians
  • Collaborate with AAOC physician outreach staff to ensure seamless execution of clinical education and implementation of Patient Referral Program
  • Collaborate with program staff to ensure seamless systematic delivery of AAOC services to Patient Referral Program participants
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines
  • Develop curriculum or content for classes, lectures, conferences, or other educational materials
  • Identify key health care professionals such as physicians, nurses and social workers to deliver chapter approved curriculum
  • Coordinate the Annual Research Conference
  • Promote activities consistent with the Association’s strategic plan
  • Provide support, training, and ongoing supervision/oversight for chapter staff, private contractors, professional volunteers and student interns for clinical education programs
  • Monitor promotion of clinical educational offerings
  • Engage in full participation and share responsibility for AAOC’s HIPAA compliance program
  • Participate in meetings as assigned
  • Responsible for generating income as appropriate, assigned and agreed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two years equivalent work experience
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Clinical education experience preferred
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:
1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
2. Resume with salary history Send info to HR.ALZOC@gmail.com

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Position: Communications Specialist

Division: Communications
Reports to: Communications Coordinator
Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator, this person has primary responsibility for Chapter social media, website maintenance, and calendar listings.  The position supervises interns and volunteers as needed and supports the Communications Coordinator in all aspects of agency external communication.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop social media and website tools to support the fundraising activities, programs, education and services of the Association.
  • Understand and enforce compliance with the branding guidelines of the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Assist with the creation and dissemination of all communication mechanisms – including the print newsletter, e–newsletter, program and education flyers and calendars, social media sites, Walk and other special event or activity communiques according to the communication schedule.  Primary focus is web based and online based media.
  • Provide support to Communications Coordinator in achievement of communications goals, including GO Purple OC and Walk campaigns
  • Maintain the Chapter website and event sites including managing all agency calendar listings and calendar listing processes
  • Measure, track and report on line media impressions per the national guidelines
  • Research new ways to enhance on line agency presence including SEO, additional applications and social media conduits
  • Supervise interns, volunteers and staff in the execution of duties and activities to support accomplishment of strategic priorities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Energetic, organized and able to function in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage written materials, collaterals and brochures
  • Website maintenance experience required
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects, demonstrate initiative, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:
1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
2. Resume with salary history Send info to HR.ALZOC@gmail.com

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Position: Family Care Consultant II

Division: Programs and Education
Reports to: VP of Programs and Education
Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: DOE

General Summary:
Family Care Consultant provides person-centered needs assessments, action plans, information and referral and phone-based consultations.  Engage in full participation of the management of the Patient Referral Program including communication with the health plans and physicians and AAOC’s Patient Referral Study. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide Care Consultation to persons with memory impairment, family members, and caregivers according to chapter standards in person, by phone and through email.
      o  Care Consultation is provided to physician facilitated referrals as well as self-referred individuals
      o  Facilitate case review
  • Full participation in the Patient Referral Program (Physician and Health Plan Referrals)
      o  Expand and monitor physician facilitated referrals
      o  Screen and consent study participants
      o  Facilitate study participant completion of measurement tools at the onset and during follow-up periods according to study protocol
      o  Collaborate with other AAOC staff for seamless service delivery
      o  Track and report service utilization according to study protocol
  • Participation in AAOC’s compliance with HIPAA standards
  • Provide family education as assigned
  • Participate in other AAOC family services as assigned
  • Community meetings as assigned
  • Responsible for generating income as appropriate, assigned and agreed
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • MSW, LCSW, MFT or equivalent
  • Experience in working with older adults and families, preferably with Alzheimer patients and families
  • Experience in conducting research preferred
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to track multiple activities
  • Three years field experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and resources available to patients and families
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to represent the Association in a professional manner
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computer and Microsoft Office applications

To apply, please review the qualifications listed. If you meet the qualifications please submit the following:
1. Cover letter that tells us how your education and experience fits with the job description and requirements, why you want to work for the Alzheimer’s Association
2. Resume with salary history Send info to HR.ALZOC@gmail.com

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The job profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. The Associate will be required to follow instructions and perform other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

The Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, medical condition, sexual orientation (gender identification), as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The Associate or the Chapter may terminate employment at the Chapter for any reason, with or without cause or notice, at any time. Nothing in any oral or written statement shall limit the right to terminate employment at will. No Supervisor or Associate of the Chapter shall have any authority to enter into an employment agreement – express or implied – with any Associate providing for employment other than at will.

We always invite interested, qualified individuals seeking to become involved in work that is rewarding and meaningful to consider volunteer positions within the organization and/or to submit a resume for our files to volunteer@alzoc.org

 

SM 09.16.14

 

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