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


 
Mission and Development Specialist (Bilingual)  
  



Reports To:   
Program Officer

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: January 2015

Position Purpose:
Coordinate fundraising, education, training, and outreach efforts to the community in the designated service area, with a special emphasis on engaging the Hispanic community.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide outreach to non-profits, health related institutions, residential care facilities, religious institutions, and other community groups in order to create awareness of and engagement in chapter activities.
• Build relationships within the community and develop partnerships that will position the chapter as the leader in Alzheimer’s education and services.
• Recruit and manage volunteers to help provide services and raise funds in the area.
• Coordinate and schedule the delivery of community presentations, education and training. Deliver programs as needed.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of community education, outreach, and fundraising.
• Work with chapter development staff to identify and build relationships with donors and sponsors.
• Provide scheduled backup to HelpLine, as needed.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Two years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
 Bilingual (English and Spanish).
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

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

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

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

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  Kelly McCann at kmccann@alz.org or fax to: 713-314-1312

 

Family Services Specialist (Bilingual) 


Reports To:   Program Officer

Date Last Reviewed: January 2015

Position Purpose:
Provide information, support, and care consultation services, in both English and Spanish, to individuals and families impacted by dementia. 

Essential Job Functions:
• Coordinate/deliver care consultation services for families in person, by telephone, or e-mail, and develop written plans to assist families with prioritizing and addressing the various issues associated with this disease.
• Provide backup coverage for Helpline and Safe Return.
• Assist the chapter’s support groups by providing screening and training of facilitators.
• Assure the maintenance of confidential records for family services.
• Conduct education and training programs as needed.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of services.
• Serve as an advisor to the Regional Office Coordinators.
• Coordinate the development of special programs as identified.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
• Two years’ experience in elder services, hospice, or dementia care.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Bi-lingual (English and Spanish).
• 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.

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

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

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:  Kelly McCann at kmccann@alz.org or fax to: 713-314-1312

 

Communications Intern  

Reports To: Marketing Manager

Availability: 2015 Fall – 2016 Spring, 15-20 hours per week

Position Purpose:
This internship is under the supervision of and supports the Alzheimer’s Association Communications team.  He/She will learn how communications strategies and tactics help advance the Associations mission, goals, and objectives to impact the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Essential Job Functions:
• 
Collecting data to showcase impact of key strategies/tactics on the organization’s mission.
• Assisting with the writing and distribution of news releases.
• Interviewing staff and volunteers, and writing articles/feature stories for internal and external audiences.
• Assisting with the maintenance of media/spokesperson databases.
• Supporting communications needs for and at key Association events.
• Pitching story ideas to select, local media outlets.
• Supporting social media strategies and tactics.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• 
Pursing a Business, Mass Communications, Marketing, Public Relation, or Advertising Bachelor’s degree

Knowledge and Skills:
• 
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Equipment Used:
• Personal Computer
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Fax Machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

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

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 AND COVER LETTER TO:  Alexandria Williams at awilliams@alz.org.


 

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