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The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter is accepting resumes for the following positions:

Regional Outreach Coordinator - Northwest Houston

Full time

Reports To:   
Outreach Director

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: November 2016

Position Purpose:
To build concern and awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association. Connect clients with the program & services offered by the Association through our Common Program Plan, engage the community in raising the revenue to fuel our work, and increase government support on the national and state level for increased research, services and support for people with dementia.

Essential Job Functions:
• Identify, recruit, train, and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern, awareness and support for PWD and their families. Includes speaker’s bureau volunteers, support group leaders, advocates and ambassadors, interns and general volunteers.
• Develops strategies to market and promote Chapter services, programs, and fundraising events.
• Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and building collaborative efforts with other organizations to achieve strategic goals, including but not limited to early stage engagement and physician/health care practitioner outreach.
• Serve as local point of contact for information, referral and support for people with dementia, their caregivers and healthcare providers.
• Input data in national Personify database including entry of program offerings, attendance/demographic information and evaluation data and contact center follow up reports and entry.
• Recruit members for The Longest Day (TLD) volunteer taskforce.
• Recruit and engage TLD team captains.
• Recruit and support Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee for at minimum one community Walk to End Alzheimer's.
• Recruit and engage Reason to Hope table captains.
• Follow timeline and best practices as outlined by the Chapter's Outreach Director as well as national timeline and best practices to assure participant and revenue goals.
• Work with a portfolio of corporate prospects to move them through the solicitation cycle (identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, renewal).
• Direct the stewardship process making sure corporate sponsors and supporters receive the benefits associated with their level of support and are properly acknowledged.
• Work with committee members to secure multiple event sponsorships.
• Support advocacy efforts of the Chapter in conjunction with Chapter Public Policy team
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required. Three to five years experience in community outreach, volunteer engagement, sales and/or fundraising preferred.

Knowledge and Skills: This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and strong volunteer engagement skills.

• Experience executing projects to reach and exceed ambitious goals
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Interest and ease with working with corporations and constituents
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to provide excellent customer service by picking up incoming calls and responding to emails in a timely fashion. All staff is responsible for quickly answering calls and emails as needed.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader
• Professional attitude and appearance
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Sense of humor and flexibility


Equipment Used:
• Personal Computer
• LCD projector/Laptop computer
• Telephone and conference call equipment
• Calculator
• Fax Machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• High volume of public contact both individual and group
• An absolute commitment to confidentiality
• Ability to travel throughout Chapter territory and fly to regional and national meetings
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds
• Ability to type on a keyboard

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any 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.

 

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

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Care Consultant

Part time

Reports To:   
Chief Program Officer

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: August 2016

Position Purpose:
The Care Consultant assists persons affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in accordance with the mission of the Association.

Core Characteristics & Competencies
• Provide quality clinical support to families and friends affected by dementia with solid knowledge of dementia, dementia-related resources, constituent needs and best practices.
• Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to diverse and various audiences
• Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions
• Demonstrated proficiency in use of technology essential to job function.
• Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects at once.
•  High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.

Essential Job Functions:
• Delivery of high quality short-term consultations in person or virtually to assist Alzheimer's families in understanding dementia, planning for future care needs, ability to cope; link clients to appropriate chapter and community resources.
• Ensure compliance with National standards to collect data
• Provide back-up to 24/7 Helpline as needed;
• Coordinate special projects as identified.
• Once a week provide care consultations  to outlying Chapter service areas (on a rotating basis )

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field, or RN degree.
• Active licensed social worker, counselor, or nurse within the state of Texas.
• At least two years’ experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of the health care system.
• Active listening skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Working Conditions:
• Office located at chapter office; services provided throughout   chapter service area
• Position operates in a flexible work environment which requires some travel by car
• Works a part time schedule with flexibility to offer early evening and weekend consultations at least two times per month.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any 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.

 
SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume & cover letter to Ann Marie McDonald at amcdonald1@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

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Brazos Valley Intern 

Part time

Reports To:   
Outreach Director

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: October 2016

Position Purpose:
The Alzheimer’s Association Intern will provide support for Chapter program and services through program assistance in Brazos Valley. During this paid internship, the intern will gain experience working in the non-profit sector by furthering the Association’s mission.

Time Frame: December 2016, Spring Semester 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall Semester 2017. 15 hours per week.


Essential Job Functions:
• Identify, recruit, train, and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern, awareness and support for People with Dementia and their families. Includes speaker’s bureau volunteers, support group leaders, public policy volunteers, and general volunteers.
• Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and building collaborative efforts with other organizations.
• With staff help, lead Chapter Education presentations as-needed.
• Represent organization at health fairs and informational sessions.
• Work with staff to coordinate community education presentations.
• Recruit and support Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee for 2017 Brazos Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Sophomore or Junior working towards a bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public relations, marketing, communication or related field.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader


Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any 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.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

 

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East Texas Intern  

Part time

Reports To:   
Outreach Director

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: October 2016

Position Purpose:
The Alzheimer’s Association Intern will provide support for Chapter program and services through program assistance in East Texas. During this paid internship, the intern will gain experience working in the non-profit sector by furthering the Association’s mission.

Time Frame: Spring Semester 2017, Summer 2017, and Fall Semester 2017. 15 hours per week.


Essential Job Functions:
• Identify, recruit, train, and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern, awareness and support for People with Dementia and their families. Includes speaker’s bureau volunteers, support group leaders, public policy volunteers, and general volunteers.
• Serve as community liaison by participating in community events, serving as local spokesperson, and building collaborative efforts with other organizations.
• With staff help, lead Chapter Education presentations as-needed.
• Represent organization at health fairs and informational sessions.
• Work with staff to coordinate community education presentations.
• Recruit and support Walk to End Alzheimer’s volunteer committee for 2017 Brazos Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Sophomore or Junior working towards a bachelor’s degree in public health, education, public relations, marketing, communication or related field.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to take initiative, set priorities, work independently, and manage multiple tasks
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Ability to function in a team-oriented environment as both a member of a team and a team leader

 


Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

 

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment

 

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

 

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any 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.

 

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to Jessica Abad-Serpas at jessica.abadserpas@alz.org with the position title as the subject line.

 

 

 

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