Regional Director

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/27/17
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/27/17

General Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Regional Operations, the Regional Director is responsible for developing plans to support existing and future programs to serve residents of the Greater Sacramento Area. The Greater Sacramento office serves the counties of Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Yolo. The Regional Director works with Alzheimer's Association staff and local volunteer leadership to deliver the Association's strategic plan. The Regional Director oversees day-to-day operations of the Sacramento office, works collaboratively with other community organizations and provides leadership in support of the Association's full mission. The Regional Director represents and champions the Association's strategic plan to staff and volunteer leadership. This is a full-time position, based in the Sacramento office.

Essential Job Functions

Community Outreach & Public Awareness

    Coordinate efforts with Director of Walks, Senior Manager of Walks and two Special Events Managers to expand revenue and enhance public awareness for the Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto Walks to End Alzheimer's and other local events
    Coordinate with The Longest Day Manager to expand revenue and public awareness for The Longest Day and third party events
    Partner with Special Events Managers and The Longest Day Manager to build relationships with leadership volunteers, corporate sponsors, team captains and community partners
    Attend three Walks and key wrap around events
    Establish, maintain and expand partnerships with health and community based organizations, businesses and government entities
    Represent Alzheimer's Association as active participant on local community task forces
    Represent organization at health fairs, employee giving campaign events, Chamber events and key community fundraisers for Walk and TLD
    Serve as local leader for Sacramento Big Day of Giving efforts and liaison for Fab 40s 5K committee
    Work with program staff to ensure outreach to diverse communities in the region
    Ensure close partnership with Chapter Development Team to cultivate new donor funds from individuals, foundations and corporations and help nurture existing relationships, including donor recognition
    In partnership with the Communications team, increase local and regional publicity about Alzheimer's disease, the Association and our programs; assist with local media outreach
    Keep updated on recent research developments and issues related to Alzheimer's disease
    Serve as local spokesperson on the needs of persons with Alzheimer's and their families and/or identify constituents to be interviewed in response to media requests
    Communicate via social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) to promote Chapter and National activities (e.g., awareness, advocacy, programs)
    Respond to requests from community members and organizations regarding potential fundraisers, programs and other collaborative activities Care and Support Services
    In partnership with Director of Regional Operations and Chief Program Officer, responsible for planning, developing and implementing programs and services in accordance with Association policies and Chapter Standards
    Work with Director of Regional Operations to identify outcomes that measure local mission delivery and progress towards strategic plan objectives
    Work with Director of Regional Operations to ensure timely and accurate data entry, and data integrity for program reporting and outcome measures
    Work with Program staff to plan and implement training programs for families and professionals, with priority to deliver the Alzheimer's Association branded core programs
    Ensure successful implementation of care and support programs, including early stage engagement programs, Helpline, education programs and support groups
    Participate on Chapter and local program committee meetings/calls
    Assist in planning and development of educational events for professionals and families in the Greater Sacramento Area on dementia, research and related topics
    Work with local Program staff and volunteers to support and expand core services: Helpline, Care Consultation, support groups, and education
    Present curriculum for branded Alzheimer's Association programs and deliver other community presentations as needed
    Provide direct services to families, including information about resources, educational programs, care consultations and support group referrals
    Collaborate with Grants Program Administrator to seek opportunities for program funding, write grants, fulfill grant obligations and produce grant reports Advocacy
    Work with Chapter Public Policy team to respond to local, state and national public policy needs and ensure accomplishment of strategic plan objectives related to advocacy
    Help recruit and provide ongoing support to ambassadors and advocacy team members for six Congressional districts in the regional territory, as well as several state ambassadors
    Participate in Chapter policy calls, staff local public policy committee and represent Alzheimer's Association at legislative visits, committee hearings, town hall meetings, etc.
    Partner with California Council office to support state level advocacy activities, as appropriate Management
    Provide leadership for Greater Sacramento staff and volunteers
    Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Alzheimer's Association Sacramento office
    Ensure staff coverage and arrange/provide coverage during staff absences
     Ensure active partnership with Chapter Management Team and local staff
    Ensure local compliance with organizational policies and procedures
    In close partnership with Director of Regional Operations, responsible for managing human resources, including all aspects of supervision, performance evaluation improvement coaching and professional development for local staff
    Plan annual expense budget for local programs
    Work with Finance Department to process invoices and donations
    Monitor local office activities to keep expenses and revenues consistent with budget Volunteer Coordination
    Work with Community Engagement Manager to ensure coordination of the recruitment, orientation, placement and evaluation of volunteers and interns for the Sacramento Area
    Expand volunteer participation in Greater Sacramento Area related to programs, outreach, advocacy and fundraising
    Submit leads for potential Chapter board members, Longest Day Task Force members or national early stage advisors; ensure local representation on Chapter committees, e.g., Walk (Fund Development), Program and Public Policy
    Supervise interns and volunteers involved in advocacy and other related areas


    Fully engage in a culture where team collaboration is highly valued
    Work as a team to accomplish, if not exceed, organizational goals in the National Strategic Plan
    Participate in signature fundraising events:
        Walk to End Alzheimer's staff team and personal fundraising goals
        Work two or three Walk to End Alzheimer's on weekends
        Participate in The Longest Day
    Respond to public policy calls to action & participate in advocacy days
    Enhance our culture of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the job

Minimum Requirements

    Master's Degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Public Health or equivalent experience
    Non-profit management experience
    Working knowledge about dementia care and family caregiver
    Experience working in the community, cultivating contacts and establishing collaborative relationships
    • Experience in recruiting, retaining and leading productive staff and volunteers
    Experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse communities
    Working knowledge about dementia care and family caregiver issues a plus
    Strong public speaking skills required
    Comfort with asking for donations and volunteer time and expertise
    Excellent organizational and project management skills
    Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
    Experience working in the community, cultivating contacts and establishing collaborative relationships


    Willingness to work in culturally and ethnically diverse communities
    Ability to and interest in partnering with community organizations
    Self-starter, independent worker and willing to take initiative
    Ability to drive throughout the Chapter territory as necessary
    Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings
    Current Automobile Liability Insurance
    Ability to lift and carry supplies up to 25 pounds.

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