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Education and Outreach Coordinator

Job Location

Pittsburgh, PA

General Summary

The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible primarily for the strategy, planning and delivery of educational programming, advocacy engagement and community outreach efforts for their Regional office service area.  Additional responsibilities would include the recruitment and management of program volunteers around all aspects of the Alzheimer's Association mission.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct community engagement efforts and provide educational programs to Chapter constituencies including: professional providers, family caregivers, persons with disease and community stakeholders

    • Plan, implement and oversee portions of the Portfolio of Common Programs & Services (PCPS)

      through the use of staff and volunteers

    • Utilize existing curriculum, manuals and/or training resources for programs.  Ensure these materials are up to date and relevant to program topics

    • Ensure quality assurance and tracking measures are in place, i.e. Personify, CSQEI, etc.

    • Coordinate Association participation in high profile community events including: community forums/expos, conferences and other community presentations

    • Targeted outreach to key constituencies to promote the Association, assess community needs and identify new opportunities for service delivery


  • Engage new communities and volunteers towards Chapter efforts in support of our vision of "A World without Alzheimer's"

    • Maintain working knowledge of key Association priorities

    • Ongoing recruitment and training of volunteer community educators

    • Identify, engage and partner with community organizations to expand the impact of Alzheimer's Association care & support efforts

    • Maximize company exposure and participation with diverse audiences.

    • Actively engage new volunteers and partner organizations through year-round outreach 

  • Participate in community outreach and fund development activities

    • Assist in newsletter preparation and submit articles as requested

    • All staff are required to support and participate in special events and fund development activities as requested

    • All staff are expected to informally advocate for those we serve and the services offered by the Chapter

    • All staff are expected to support and participate in formal advocacy and public policy activities as requested

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in voluntary health, human services, gerontology, nursing or a related field

  • Two years experience in human service program service delivery, preferably in aging field and/or within diverse communities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel

  • Strong Public Health, Voluntary Health experience highly preferred

  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize opportunities to expand services

  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop volunteers

  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and electronically to variety of audiences

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse population

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties

  • Ability to operate designated office equipment

  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative

Click Here to Apply

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Greater Pennsylvania
    2595 Interstate Drive
    Suite 100
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

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.