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Community Outreach Coordinator

Job Location

Gulfport, MS

General Summary

The Community Outreach Coordinator will increase the Association's visibility throughout the diverse communities we serve, ensuring that there is an increased awareness of the Association's Mission, Programs & Services. This position will coordinate and participate in outreach and educational activities serving the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, aligning those with the Chapter's strategic plan.  The Community Outreach Coordinator will be involved in health fairs, delivering community presentations, and attending community network meetings. This position will also be working as a development team member with targeted fundraising goals in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer's and other events.

Essential Job Functions

  •  Assist Walk Coordinator with Walk to End Alzheimer's events including budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer committee development, marketing/PR and logistics
  • Develop community contacts to recruit high-level volunteer leadership on the Walk to End Alzheimer's planning committee and garner community support
  • Assist the Walk Coordinator to ensure the Walk to End Alzheimer's has high-level volunteer leadership in place.  Train, coach and develop Walk volunteer leadership to reach goals
  • Work with volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association mission and services, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities
  • Meet and communicate regularly with Walk Coordinator and Development Coordinator to share updates, assess progress and coordinate centralized tasks
  • Maintain relationships with key corporate sponsors year-round and insure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities
  • Prepare reports and provide information as requested and required.
  • Provide support to overall operations of the specified Walk areas to include: customer service to constituents; donor/sponsor/advocate relations and communications; management of vendor relations; etc.
  • Other assignments as requested by the Development Coordinator
  • Schedule and organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer's Association's mission and services
  • Deliver educational programs in the community to build awareness of Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association
  • Promote the Association's programs and services, events and advocacy efforts through all contacts, networks, and outreach activities
  • Coordinate Chapter role and participate in strategic health fairs, conferences and related opportunities
  • Network and develop collaborative initiatives in education, public awareness and family assistance with other organizations
  • Recruit, coordinate, train, and oversee local program volunteers in support of the Portfolio of Common Programs
  • Assist with development and implementation of early stage social programming and support groups
  • Assist with the Chapter physician outreach program and promotion of Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch
  • Other assignments as requested by the Program Coordinator

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2-4 years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers in a fundraising environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships
  • Demonstrated success in the development and promotion of fundraising events or similar programs
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in providing educational and informational presentations
  • Ability to sell the Chapter's programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers
  • Ability to work on a team and develop relationships in the community
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, sales and marketing, volunteer management and development experience
  • Ability to travel occasionally throughout the Chapter area with some overnight and weekend travel required
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Outgoing, positive, engaging and enthusiastic
  • Strong ability to self-manage with significant strength in time management
  • Must have own vehicle and valid Driver's License

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Mississippi
196 Charmant Drive
Suite 4
Ridgeland, MS 39157

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.