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Community Outreach Coordinator, Part Time (Fort Smith)

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General Summary

This position assists with the performance and success of fundraising events and strategies across the chapter territory to meet revenue goals; specifically in the area of the local office.

The Community Outreach Coordinator will ensure the delivery of the Alzheimer's Association core services as directed by the Common Program Plan and the Alzheimer's Association's Strategic Plan goals; provide direct assistance to families and care providers; develop collaborative initiatives with organizations; represent the Association's full mission in the community.

This position requires travel within the state of Arkansas, and occasional out of state travel.

We have two part time positions (20 hours per week), one each in Bentonville and Fort Smith, Arkansas. (This posting pertains to the Fort Smith position).

 These positions are not benefit-eligible.

Essential Job Functions


  • Assist Event Coordinator in the planning and execution of multiple Walk to End Alzheimer's including team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; and event logistics.
  • Assist Event Coordinator in all other special events including annual gala, including the recruitment and management of volunteer committees; cultivation and solicitation of sponsors; management of ticket sales; promotion and marketing activities and all event logistics.
  • Prepare and distribute communications to volunteers and donors - via email, print, and telephone - based on the Association's communications timeline and additional needs.
  • Assist Event Coordinator to identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue.

Programs & Services:

  • Deliver Common Program Plan programs and services throughout service area.
  • Promote core services and programs of the Association (Helpline, website, care consultation, educational programs, support groups, etc.).
  • Provide direct assistance to 24/7 Helpline callers with care consultation services, assistance, support and community referrals.
  • Network and develop collaborative initiatives in education, public awareness and family assistance with other organizations.
  • Represent the Chapter at public events, conferences and media events as designated.
  • Provide ongoing support to providers in dementia care, law enforcement and other professionals by providing education and training on dementia-related topics.
  • Research and identify emerging dementia-related community needs to be addressed.
  • Research and provide input to grants and other community funding opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years experience in fundraising and development.
  • 1-3 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in networking with collaborative agencies and providers.
  • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance, as well as access to reliable vehicle.
  • Flexibility to work nights and/or weekends during Walk season and other peak times.


Click here to apply online (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

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