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Program Coordinator, Central OR Region

Job Location

Bend, OR

General Summary

The Regional Coordinator provides effective representation within the Central Oregon region for the Alzheimer's Association within the mission and scope of the agency's programs, policies, procedures, and budget.  This position manages regional partnership development, creates strategic and collaborative alliances, oversees service delivery, moves fundraising initiatives forward and positions the Association within the service area as the leader in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

This position is based in Bend, OR and reports to the Executive Director.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversees and expands the Alzheimer's Association's services and presence within the Central Oregon region which includes Jefferson, Deschutes, Crook, Lake, Harney, and Malheur counties.
  • Implements the Oregon Chapter's Strategic Plan initiatives, programs and activities for the purpose of meeting designated goals, objectives and service metrics.
  • Provides oversight for and insures appropriate implementation of Chapter-sponsored efforts such as the Educational Classes, Physician Outreach, Advocacy and Development programs.     
  • Assures that excellent outreach processes are in place to identify program and service needs within the diverse communities across the region, including rural and urban communities and diverse populations.
  • Develops and implements strategies to build community awareness of the Alzheimer's Association as a resource for education, support services, volunteer, advocacy and fundraising opportunities.  
  • Serves as the face of the organization and galvanizes staff, program partners, volunteers, advocates and funders to support the mission and the work.  Maintains a positive and visible public image ensuring that the Association is recognized as a regional leader in the field of AD.
  • Develops and supports local Walk to End Alzheimer's leadership and moves development activities forward in the Central Oregon area. 
  • Recruits and manages community volunteers to plan and implement Walks - including volunteers to manage logistical, mission, team recruitment and sponsorship aspects of the Walk at the local level.
  • Solicits renewal of past corporate sponsorships & teams and individual teams for the Walk.  Actively recruits new corporate sponsors, individuals and exhibitors.
  • Manages the distribution of Alzheimer's Association materials and education information within the Central Oregon region.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 1-3 years' relevant nonprofit management skills and experience, including familiarity with a similar regional office structure
  • Proven ability to build relationships founded on trust, follow-through and commitment to enhance and further the Alzheimer's Association's mission, vision and organizational values
  • Experience coordinating special events, fundraising, volunteer coordination and a proven track record of success in community outreach
  • Demonstrated success building strong and productive work teams with a focus on creating and nurturing community relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and publicly to a variety of audiences
  • The ability to analyze complex information, recognize the need for supervision, request necessary assistance and make timely, appropriate decisions within areas of responsibility
  • Function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional skill
  • Be comfortable operating within an independent environment and being directly involved with both external outreach (community) as well as internal tactical operations (Chapter)
  • Strong knowledge of Windows-based programs, Gmail and Google web applications
  • A high level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative
  • Possess valid Oregon driver's license, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance
  • Willingness and ability to travel overnight as needed
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must be able to lift, transport and carry up to 25 pounds of supplies and equipment


  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Oregon
    1650 Northwest Naito Parkway
    Suite 190
    Portland, OR 97209

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.