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Early Stage Outreach Coordinator

Job Location

Las Vegas, NV

General Summary

As part of the Southern Nevada Program Team, lead outreach efforts to engage individuals in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families in our core programs, including case management, education and supportive services, in keeping with the Desert Southwest Chapter's vision, mission and goals. This position requires effective organizational skills and significant collaborative teamwork with staff, volunteers and aging/social service organizations within the southern Nevada Region.

This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada and reports to the Regional Director. This is a part-time position, 24 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct outreach to increase awareness about Alzheimer's disease and Association programs, focusing on the enhancement of access to early stage services and resources, particularly for multicultural, rural and other underserved communities. Develop and maintain effective relationships within the community aging network with the goal of increasing early stage engagement. 
  • Develop, coordinate and provide education sessions, support groups and social engagement activities for individuals in early stage and their care partners. Develop new and/or utilize existing curriculum and presentation materials, conduct outreach, and coordinate logistics as needed.  
  • Attract, train and retain volunteers to deliver early stage programs, workshops and engagement activities.
  • As part of the Southern Nevada Region program team, support all core programs and services, including Helpline, Family Care Consultation, Education, Support Groups, and Safe Return.  Tasks may include, but are not limited to: responding to Helpline calls, facilitating group sessions, providing clinical assistance to Support Group leaders, and registering individuals for MedicAlert+Safe Return.
  • Maintain accurate case records and service reports in accordance with the procedures of the Association, Chapter and funding entities, including computer data input and report compilation. 
  • Ensure that National and Chapter policies, standards, and decisions are implemented and maintained in the provision of services. Foster appropriate communication and positive relationships between the Association, staff, volunteers, and the aging network.
  • Maintain an organizational climate that attracts, motivates, supports and retains high quality staff and volunteers who are committed to providing supportive services to families. Support volunteer recruitment efforts and provide supervision and training for assigned volunteers as needed.  
  • Serve as a member of the Southern Nevada Region team, participating in the development of program plans and coordinating with other members.
  • Other duties as needed and appropriately assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in social work or a related field with at least three years of related experience. Master's level social service professional with dementia-specific experience preferred.  
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to prepare concise reports and provide oral presentations. Computer literacy required. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to encourage teamwork. Multi-cultural sensitivity and ability to work effectively with diverse community members. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.  
  • Reliable transportation and ability to travel by car within region.

                                   

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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.