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Walk to End Alzheimer's Coordinator (Lansing & Jackson, MI)

Job Location: Okemos, MI

General Summary
The Walk to End Alzheimer's Coordinator is an enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated person who will oversee all aspects of the Lansing and Jackson County Walks to End Alzheimer's from start to finish. This person must be able to recruit, manage and partner directly with volunteers and colleagues to meet aggressive participant and sponsorship recruitment and fundraising goals, as well as manage the day of experience for all chapter Walks. Candidate must be able to exercise excellent judgment, accept responsibility, and give careful attention to details. Must be skilled in multiple software programs and be willing to learn and excel in donor software systems.

This is a full time, benefits eligible position, located in Okemos, MI.

Essential Job Functions

Event Leadership and Management

  • Implement and execute a year round, chapter-wide strategic plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's.
  • Proactively manage metrics reporting system, goal setting process, and donation records.
  • Evaluate event success against projected goals and accomplishments, analyze results and make recommendations for course corrections.
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of Walk Day experience.
  • Work cooperatively and creatively with volunteers and staff to exceed fundraising goals.
  • Implement and execute plan to recruit, retain, and motivate participants (individual walkers and team captains) to increase walk revenue
  • Work in partnership with Executive Director and Chapter leaders to secure walk sponsorships.
  • Serve as a liaison with National by communicating regularly and providing timely reports and attending Walk trainings.
  • Work collaboratively with Communications Director to create a cohesive and strategic communications plan to maximize walk exposure.
  • Work collaboratively with regional Program Coordinators to ensure full mission experience for volunteers, walkers, and sponsors on and leading up to Walk Day

Volunteer Management

  • Recruit, develop and manage volunteer leaders to plan and implement Walk; committee must include volunteers to manage logistic, team recruitment and engagement, sponsorship, and marketing aspects of the walk.
  • Define clear and timely goals, objectives, and expectations to strategic volunteers and provide support, technical expertise, and resources when needed.
  • Maintain positive communication and professional relationship with volunteers.
  • Assist in the identification and cultivation of event volunteer leadership on a continual basis.
  • Create a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and cooperation between volunteers, participants, sponsors, and staff departments

Supervision

  • Supervise all activities, volunteers and efforts related to Walk to End Alzheimer's.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, supporting and evaluating all walk volunteers
  • Define clear and timely goals, objectives, and expectations with assigned staff and provide support, resources, and technical expertise when needed
  • Create a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and cooperation between volunteers, participants, sponsors, and staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to prioritize, coordinate and advance several projects simultaneously.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to diplomatically engage with a variety of personalities in a positive manner
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and delegate work to Walk volunteers.
  • Ability to work independently with little daily supervision.
  • Ability to support and articulately promote the mission of the Alzheimer's Association and our event fundraising strategies
  • Excellent computer skills including Email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening and early morning work as needed (average 2-3 times per month) and
  • Saturdays and Sundays throughout August, September, and October when Walks occur.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, transport, and setup a variety of materials related to Walk to End Alzheimer's (weighing up to 50 pounds)

Desired Requirements

  • Special event/fund development experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Convio, Gmail suite and Microsoft Office
  • Public speaking experience

Click HERE to apply

 

Special Events Coordinator (Ann Arbor, MI)

Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

General Summary
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.  Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease.

The Michigan Great Lakes Chapter is seeking to hire a Special Events Coordinator . This position is responsible for managing special events within the 23 county region.  The position will report to the Development Director and is located in Ann Arbor, MI.
The Special Events Coordinator is an enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated person who will oversee all aspects of his/her assigned events from start to finish. This person must be able to recruit, manage and partner directly with volunteers and colleagues to meet aggressive participant and sponsorship recruitment and fundraising goals, as well as manage the day of experience for all events.  Candidate must be able to exercise excellent judgment, accept responsibility, and give careful attention to details. Must be skilled in multiple software programs and be willing to learn and excel in donor software systems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage, coordinate, and implement all aspects of assigned fundraising events such as The Longest Day (50%), RivALZ (25%) and Annual Golf Outing (25%), other events as assigned.  This is including but not limited to securing venues, sponsorships, media partnerships, etc.
  • Manage, evaluate, and expand fundraising programs under chapter leadership
  • Assume primary responsibility for special events. Coordinate appropriate committees and plans with volunteers (including budgets/timelines) for each event. Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete participant and financial records for each event
  • Identify, recruit, train and manage high impact volunteers, including committee members, for fundraising events who will assist the organization in increasing concern and awareness as well as growing revenue
  • Work with Chapter Leadership to establish budgets, work plans and timelines for events.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in special events using local resources, social
  • Collaborate with the Communications Director on marketing materials and needs
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, agendas, and activities
  • Prepare presentations, materials, and reports
  • Participate in meetings, providing input and suggestions. Maintain steady communication with chapter staff and volunteers
  • Ensure that confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained
  • Assist and maintain databases for all event participants and donors
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events
  • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, operating standards and applicable regulatory requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of office experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience in nonprofit special event fundraising
  • Understanding of fundraising best practices, and organizing and planning special events
  • Effectively multi-task, establishes priorities, work in a fast paced environment
  • Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures, such as coordination of people and resources, planning, and resource allocation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with CRM databases a plus
  • Developing and preparing presentations, reports, and business correspondence
  • Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must develop and maintain relationships
  • Must be self directed and self-motivated; able to work with or without detailed instructions and without close supervision
  • Excellent written, oral, and communication skills
  • Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative. Well-disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely resourceful
  • Active listening, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams
  • Ability to coach and develop volunteers and to work effectively with diverse populations
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, early mornings and occasional weekends.
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
  • Commitment to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association

Additional Requirements:

  • Respond to inquiries and problems in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to analyze data and present in written and verbal form
  • Ability to lift and move up to 25 lb.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and ages
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and work with frequent interruptions
  • Must have valid driver's license, vehicle insurance and reliable transportation.

Click HERE to apply

 

Administrative Assistant, Ann Arbor MI

Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI

General Summary
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.  Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease.  The Michigan Great Lakes Chapter serves 23 counties in Michigan and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI.

The Administrative Assistant will work in the Ann Arbor office and report directly to the Operations Manager.  He/She will have excellent customer service skills often be the first person constituents have contact with whether on the phone or upon arrival to the chapter office.  He/She will support all departments of the chapter through general administrative support including but not limited to data entry, report generation, coordination of mailings and other constituent materials and will provide logistical support to chapter events in the community including fundraising events and programs.  He/She will also coordinate office volunteers to support the chapter activities.

Essential Job Functions

General Office/ Administrative Support and Volunteer Program Support:

  • Provide receptionist duties including answering multi-line phone and transferring calls to appropriate employee or office.
  • Greet and assist visitors.
  • Receive and distribute incoming mail.  Prepare outgoing mail and packages for shipping
  • Provide administrative support to assigned employees by scheduling appointments, sending faxes, copying, making meeting arrangements, preparing meeting materials and summaries, making travel arrangements, and other tasks as requested.
  • Maintain accurate paper and electronic files.
  • Coordinate the recruitment of volunteers for the Ann Arbor office.
  • Serve as the lead staff on the phone system.
  • Referring callers as needed to the 24/7 Helpline
  • Maintaining inventory and ordering of office supplies
  • Assisting with preparation and logistics for meetings and Chapter events including but not limited to board meetings, Walks to End Alzheimer's, education programs, etc.
  • Support recruitment, coordination and annual appreciation/recognition of Chapter volunteers including the coordination of the chapter's annual volunteer recognition events
  • Conducting background checks for all volunteers and facilitators according to National policy
  • Maintaining volunteer listings on external websites such as Volunteer Connection
  • Assist Operations Manager in the coordination of copying, acknowledgement, logging and mailing of deposits to DMP vendor or National office for all events, general donations, memorials, grants, etc.
  • Update national donor services with returned mail/address changes/donor requests
  • Become proficient in CRM systems including Convio and Personify for support through data entry and report generation for development, programs and public policy departments

Minimum Requirements

  • Two years post-secondary education in a related field.
  • Two years of experience as an administrative assistant, secretary, office manager or similar position.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2007 or later applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Proficiency with Google applications for email, calendar, Drive and contacts
  • Proficiency with a constituent database program
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent telephone and in person customer service skills
  • Commitment to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association

Additional  Requirements

  • Ability to recognize and set priorities, follow through on requests and projects and meet deadlines
  • Must be self directed and self-motivated; able to work with or without detailed instructions and without close supervision
  • Respond to inquiries and problems in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to analyze data and present in written and verbal form
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lb.
  • Ability to sit and work at computer terminal for extended periods
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and work with frequent interruptions
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Availability to work regular work hours of 9:00-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekend hours as needed for chapter event support

Click HERE to apply

 

Walk to End Alzheimer's Coordinator (Monroe and Lenawee County, MI)

Job Location: Monroe, MI

General Summary
The Walk to End Alzheimer's Coordinator is an enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated person who will oversee all aspects of the Monroe and Lenawee County Walks from start to finish. This person must be able to recruit, manage and partner directly with volunteers and colleagues to meet aggressive participant and sponsorship recruitment and fundraising goals, as well as manage the day of experience for all chapter Walks. Candidate must be able to exercise excellent judgment, accept responsibility, and give careful attention to details. Must be skilled in multiple software programs and be willing to learn and excel in donor software systems.

This is a .5FTE (20 hours a week), work from home position. Ideal candidate would reside in either Monroe or Lenawee Counties.

Essential Job Functions

Event Leadership and Management

  • Implement and execute a year round, chapter-wide strategic plan for Walk to End Alzheimer's.
  • Proactively manage metrics reporting system, goal setting process, and donation records.
  • Evaluate event success against projected goals and accomplishments, analyze results and make recommendations for course corrections.
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of Walk Day experience.
  • Work cooperatively and creatively with volunteers and staff to exceed fundraising goals.
  • Implement and execute plan to recruit, retain, and motivate participants (individual walkers and team captains) to increase walk revenue
  • Work in partnership with Executive Director and Chapter leaders to secure walk sponsorships.
  • Serve as a liaison with National by communicating regularly and providing timely reports and attending Walk trainings.
  • Work collaboratively with Communications Director to create a cohesive and strategic communications plan to maximize walk exposure.
  • Work collaboratively with regional Program Coordinators to ensure full mission experience for volunteers, walkers, and sponsors on and leading up to Walk Day

Volunteer Management

  • Recruit, develop and manage volunteer leaders to plan and implement Walk; committee must include volunteers to manage logistic, team recruitment and engagement, sponsorship, and marketing aspects of the walk.
  • Define clear and timely goals, objectives, and expectations to strategic volunteers and provide support, technical expertise, and resources when needed.
  • Maintain positive communication and professional relationship with volunteers.
  • Assist in the identification and cultivation of event volunteer leadership on a continual basis.
  • Create a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and cooperation between volunteers, participants, sponsors, and staff departments

Supervision

  • Supervise all activities, volunteers and efforts related to Walk to End Alzheimer's.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, supporting and evaluating all walk volunteers
  • Define clear and timely goals, objectives, and expectations with assigned staff and provide support, resources, and technical expertise when needed
  • Create a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and cooperation between volunteers, participants, sponsors, and staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to prioritize, coordinate and advance several projects simultaneously.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to diplomatically engage with a variety of personalities in a positive manner
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and delegate work to Walk volunteers.
  • Ability to work independently with little daily supervision.
  • Ability to support and articulately promote the mission of the Alzheimer's Association and our event fundraising strategies
  • Excellent computer skills including Email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening and early morning work as needed (average 2-3 times per month) and
  • Saturdays and Sundays throughout August, September, and October when Walks occur.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, transport, and setup a variety of materials related to Walk to End Alzheimer's (weighing up to 50 pounds)

Desired Requirements

  • Special event/fund development experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Convio, Gmail suite and Microsoft Office
  • Public speaking experience

Click HERE to apply

 

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