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The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter is accepting resumes for the following positions:   

Montgomery County and Brazos Valley
Regional Outreach Coordinator 

Reports to: Field Operations Director and CEO

Position Purpose: To coordinate outreach efforts in our Montgomery and Brazos Valley service area; including fundraising. education, training, and outreach efforts in the designated service area.  (Counties of north Harris, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Madison, Brazos, Grimes, Robertson, and Walker).

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide outreach to non-profits, health related institutions, residential care facilities, religious institutions, and other community groups in order to create awareness of and engagement in chapter activities.
• Build relationships within the community and develop partnerships that will position the chapter as the leader in Alzheimer’s education and services.
• Recruit and manage volunteers to help provide services and raise funds in the area
• Provide leadership to volunteer committees.
• Work with Chapter Public Relations Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Education Coordinators, and Family Service Coordinator to develop and identify appropriate information and training for staff and volunteers who serve as spokespersons for the Alzheimer’s Association.
• Coordinate and schedule the delivery of community presentations, education and training.  Deliver programs as needed.
• Obtain trainer status with national education programs.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of community education, outreach, and fundraising.
• Work with chapter development staff to identify and build relationships with donors.
• Responsible for planning and coordination of designated service area Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, education, or related field.  Master’s degree preferred.
• Two years experience
Knowledge and Skills:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Equipment Used:
• Personal Computer
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Fax Machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good Vision and hearing (corrected)
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager.  This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties.  Essential elements may change when necessary.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  ANA GUERRERO AT aguerrero@alz.org  or fax to:  713-314-1312
 
 


Mission and Development Specialist (Bilingual)    



Reports To:   
Program Officer

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed: January 2015

Position Purpose:
Coordinate fundraising, education, training, and outreach efforts to the community in the designated service area, with a special emphasis on engaging the Hispanic community.

Essential Job Functions:
• Provide outreach to non-profits, health related institutions, residential care facilities, religious institutions, and other community groups in order to create awareness of and engagement in chapter activities.
• Build relationships within the community and develop partnerships that will position the chapter as the leader in Alzheimer’s education and services.
• Recruit and manage volunteers to help provide services and raise funds in the area.
• Coordinate and schedule the delivery of community presentations, education and training. Deliver programs as needed.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of community education, outreach, and fundraising.
• Work with chapter development staff to identify and build relationships with donors and sponsors.
• Provide scheduled backup to HelpLine, as needed.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Two years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
 Bilingual (English and Spanish).
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  Kelly McCann at kmccann@alz.org or fax to: 713-314-1312

 

Family Services Specialist (Bilingual) 


Reports To:   Program Officer

Date Last Reviewed: January 2015

Position Purpose:
Provide information, support, and care consultation services, in both English and Spanish, to individuals and families impacted by dementia. 

Essential Job Functions:
• Coordinate/deliver care consultation services for families in person, by telephone, or e-mail, and develop written plans to assist families with prioritizing and addressing the various issues associated with this disease.
• Provide backup coverage for Helpline and Safe Return.
• Assist the chapter’s support groups by providing screening and training of facilitators.
• Assure the maintenance of confidential records for family services.
• Conduct education and training programs as needed.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of services.
• Serve as an advisor to the Regional Office Coordinators.
• Coordinate the development of special programs as identified.

Minimum Education Requirements:
• Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
• Two years’ experience in elder services, hospice, or dementia care.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Bi-lingual (English and Spanish).
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of the health care system.
• Active listening skills.
• Professional attitude and appearance.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.

Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  Kelly McCann at kmccann@alz.org or fax to: 713-314-1312

 

Helpline/Database Coordinator  

 Reports to: Chief Program Officer

Position Purpose: Provide support for chapter program and services through data management and program assistance. Provide professional information and referral services through the management of Helpline.

Supervises:   None

Date Last Reviewed:  Mar 2015

Essential Job Functions: 
• Provide data management through the chapter events calendar on the website.
• Manage the program database and quality assurance through data collection, entry, and reporting.
• Track and report statistical data from the provision of services
• Serve as the primary Helpline contact, evaluating and determining the appropriate information or referral that is needed by the caller.
• Provide daily review of Contact Center Reports, coordinating follow up as needed.
• Manage inventory and ordering process for literature for the Houston location.
• Maintain resources on chapter resource lists.
• Serve as the primary contact for Safe Return.
• Serve as the primary contact for Care for Elders 211 system.
• Work with volunteers to help support the functions of Helpline and Safe Return.


Minimum Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, or social services related field or equivalent work experience

Knowledge and Skills:
• Must be bi-lingual (English-Spanish)

• Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
• Website experience preferred
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems

Equipment Used:
• Personal computer
• Telephone
• Calculator
• Fax machine
• Copier
• Audiovisual Equipment

Physical and Mental Requirements:
• Good vision and hearing (corrected)
• Ability to type on a keyboard
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds

Other:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• Must have reliable transportation
• Must have valid Texas Driver’s License

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.


Submit resume Kelly McCann via electronic mail to kmccann@alz.org.


 

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