Diversity & Inclusion Dementia Care Program Manager

Industry: Non-Profit

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5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

General Summary

Essential Job Functions

  • Delivers on Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Objectives through set mission strategies.
  • Develops, manages, and monitors delivery of volunteer led programs and services including community education, Memory Cafés and other support programs.
  • Conduct educational presentations to ethnically diverse professionals, families and the community at large regarding caregiving and dementia issues.
  • Establish and grow a volunteer Diversity Task for each of the target audiences to develop leadership and volunteer opportunities.
  • Develops networks within diverse communities to assist the Chapter in reaching community leaders, families, and health and social service professionals, and raising awareness and funds.
  • Works with other Chapter Program Managers to expand outreach efforts throughout Chapter territory.
  • Participates in local activities to raise public awareness with consumers, business, and health care professionals. Occasional evening and weekend work is required, as is mobility to visit any part of the region.
  • Ensure that culturally appropriate support groups/Memory Cafes are available in our Chapter territory.
  • Supports the Vice President of Programs and Services in establishing strategy for health system partners and develops an action plan to meet set goals.
  • Work with National partners (i.e. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, SAGE, National Hispanic Council on Aging), who currently have a footprint in our priority/communities, to expand our diversity outreach.
  • Provide Cultural Competency Training for staff and volunteers aimed at reducing barriers to diversity outreach.
  • Ensure compliance with strategic plan including collecting data and measuring progress towards strategic goals.
  • Supports regional fundraising efforts of the Association's Development team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./ B.S.) in social work or related field or equivalent work experience. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with outreach to culturally diverse audiences
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills
  • Self-starter, willing to take the initiative
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to interact with persons of various social, cultural, and educational backgrounds
  • Experience in geriatrics and/or Alzheimer's care
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends and evenings
  • Willingness to travel throughout Chapter territory
  • Access to reliable vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance required.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.