The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission 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 Southeastern Regional Manager is responsible for building regional awareness of Alzheimer's Disease by advocating with local, state and federal leaders, raising funds through the Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Longest Day and other Chapter events, developing financial support through sponsorships, and providing programs to include caregiver education, Helpline Caller support, dementia education and physician outreach This position also oversees the day to day operation of the regional office. New Mexico Chapter Regional Managers must be bondable and insurable.
Essential Job Functions
Develop contacts in the area for purposes of fundraising, public relations, public policy, and the general advancement of the mission and goals of the New Mexico Chapter in all areas of education, research, and awareness.
Identify potential funding sources in the form of grants, donors, and sponsors to support the regional office, The Walk to End Alzheimer's Event, the Longest Day Event and the Regional Family Caregiver Conference.
Train, coach, manage and supervise event committee members responsible for the majority of planning, logistics and event fundraising.
Plan and implement fundraising and awareness events utilizing local volunteers.
Perform regional program planning, needs assessment and implementation of a wide range of volunteer-delivered educational classes and community presentations to caregivers, families, persons living with the disease and law enforcement agencies though out the region.
Identify, recruit and manage volunteers to deliver programs and other support services throughout the region
Provide assistance to the public and Alzheimer's families by connecting them with appropriate resources and providing Care Consultations.
Provide leadership for local office and local volunteers and ensure compliance with Chapter policies and procedures.
Represent the Alzheimer's Association and regional community activities.
Prepare and deliver monthly activity reports.
Administer the business aspects of Regional Office operation and assist with/perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Experience in event coordination and fundraising highly desirable
Experience in medical or mental health field highly desirable
Exceptional organizational, management, interpersonal and public relations skills
Proficient in the use of MS Office programs
Ability to use a variety of software and databases
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and caregiving skills
Experience in recruiting, training and coordinating of a wide range of volunteers
Ability to work on a team and develop effective relationships
Access to reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of insurance