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Community Outreach Manager (NE)

Job Location

Kearney, NE

General Summary

This position provides leadership and direction for coordinating fundraising efforts, educational programs, and volunteer development in Chapter communities based on the Alzheimer's Association's strategic plan. It is based in Kearney, NE.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors via email, print and telephone.
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the Chapter in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue through Walk, gala, and special events.
  • Assist with third party opportunities, special events and fundraising activities as assigned.
  • Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required. Oversee project budgets and maintain financial records for events.
  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key contributors and volunteers in the community.
  • Prepare correspondence, committee reports, agendas, minutes, budgets, etc.
  • Keep accurate records and provide regular reports on budget line items.
  • Provide support to overall operations of the assigned territory to include: Customer service to constituents; database mining and management; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Development Director or Executive Director.


  • Execute overall plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's within the assigned territory to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and all event logistics.
  • Serves as primary fundraiser for all Special Events within assigned territory.

    Build on the Chapter's existing fundraising programs and identify new possible funding sources for Chapter needs.
  • Recruit corporate sponsors (cash and in-kind) to support Walk to End Alzheimer's and budgeted Special Events.
  • Plan and direct all logistical aspects of Special Events.
  • Plan and implement community awareness campaigns for all Special Events and disseminate event media releases to promote Special Events.
  • Assist Development Director in identifying major donors and planned giving prospects.
  • Create opportunities to increase the Chapter's visibility and identify additional core services that are needed in underserved areas of the chapter under the direction of the Development Director and Program Director.
  • Prepare own correspondence, committee reports, agendas, minutes, budgets, etc. Keep accurate records and provide regular reports on budget line items.


  • Oversee management and development of support groups: Recruit, train and manage support group facilitators; maintain accurate list of support group in assigned territory; and promote support groups to constituents.
  • Schedule, plan and deliver Alzheimer's Association educational programs to key constituents and groups throughout assigned territory. Disseminate and collect surveys to ensure quality of programs.
  • Establish and cultivate community educators throughout the territory.
  • Build relationships with local community providers to ensure appropriate referrals to community agencies, areas agencies on aging and other organizations as appropriate. Maintain local referral lists.
  • Create and implement programming for early stage constituents in alignment with our Strategic Plan.
  • Serve as the local point of contact for information and referrals for persons with the disease, their caregivers, and healthcare providers.
  • Conduct outreach and training to local first responders on dementia related safety issues of wandering, driving, MedicAlert + Safe Return and disaster preparedness.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in health care management, sales, marketing or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Three years experience implementing and delivering community education programs.
  • Three years experience in fundraising using diversified fund development programs.
  • Experience in recruiting, training and supervising volunteers.
  • Successful experience in coaching volunteers in fund raising activities and program implementation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.

Click here to apply (preferred method)

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.