Essential Job Functions
- Plan and execute the Cedar Valley Reason to Hope Luncheon and Walk to End Alzheimer's in Waterloo and Decorah to include team captain and participant recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; volunteer recruitment and management; and all event logistics and evaluation.
- Works collaboratively with the dedicated special event staff to plan and implement a centralized Walk to End Alzheimer's plan.
- Assist the Community Outreach team with recruitment, solicitation and promotion of The Longest Day, Blondes vs. Brunettes and other special events as needed.
- Maintains an annual calendar of events, timelines and milestones; creates work plans for each event.
- Market core services and programs of the Alzheimer's Association (Helpline, website, care consultation, educational programs, support groups, etc.)
- Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.
- Network and develop collaborative initiatives in education, public awareness and family assistance with other organizations.
- Represent the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter at public events, health fairs, conferences, workshops, and media events in the Cedar Valley and Northeast Iowa as designated.
- Research and provide input to grants and other community funding opportunities.
- Serve as Chapter contact and advisor to student organizations in the Chapter's northern territory including the University of Northern Iowa's Advocates for Alzheimer's (A4A).
- Serve as point of contact for third-party inquiry and events throughout the northern counties of the chapter territory.
- Responsible for the recruitment and management of community outreach interns in the Cedar Falls Regional Office.
- Assists with regional office operations, walk-ins and Helpline calls with basic information and referral services when Program and Advocacy Coordinator is unavailable.
- Donor data entry in designated systems and occasional bank deposits.
- Assures compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, establish priorities and work in fast paced environment with excellent time management and special event coordination.
- Three years experience in fundraising and development.
- Three years experience and understanding of volunteer management, recruitment and retention.
- Strong background and interest in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
- Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in providing educational and informational presentations.
- Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance to attend meetings and perform outreach duties.
- Ability to travel throughout the East Central Iowa Chapter territory to perform and participate in tasks as assigned.
- Demonstrated experience in networking with collaborative agencies and providers.
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends; with occasional overnights.
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