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Community Outreach Specialist

Job Location

Salt Lake City, UT

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association, Utah Chapter is seeking a Community Outreach Specialist to focus on delivering chapter program services in accordance with Association's strategic plan. This position is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.







The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Utah Chapter offers outreach and support to families throughout the state of Utah.

       

Essential Job Functions

  • Identify all healthcare systems within the state, and systematically work to establish a positive relationship of trust with these organizations.
  • Find methods to meet the organization's' needs related to dementia care and work to help the systems implement care practices aligned with the Utah State Plan for Alzheimer's and Related Dementia.
  • Work to engage system leaders to support Walk to End Alzheimer's as appropriate.
  • Identify all long-term care organizations within the state, and systematically work to establish a positive relationship of trust with these organizations.
  • Find methods to meet the organization's needs related to dementia care and work to help the systems implement care practices aligned with the Utah State Plan for Alzheimer's and Related Dementia.
  • Work to engage system leaders to support Walk to End Alzheimer's as appropriate.
  • Recruit and train sufficient volunteers across the State of Utah to help achieve objectives.
  • Collaborate with all chapter leadership (development, advocacy, program and communications) for further outreach into communities through programs and special events, local consumers, area service providers, including Physician Outreach and Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives.
  • Prepare and present reports on outreach activities to track/assess progress and address any program deficiencies.
  • Support chapter fundraising programs and activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred. An equivalency of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience working with healthcare systems and long-term care industry a must.
  • Experience working with and through volunteers.
  • Superior self-management skills, independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential.
  • Ability to build effective internal and external relationship networks including supporting others to enthusiastically work towards common objectives
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills that reflect an understanding of different learning modalities, group process, and cultural diversity.
  • Appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, especially with respect to outreach to underserved communities. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and constituent relationship management systems.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate and identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance. 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.     

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  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Utah
    855 East 4800 South
    Suite 100
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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.