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/MemoryÂ 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 AlphaÂ 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.
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
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.