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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, RIDE TO END ALZHEIMER'S PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, SUPPORT GROUPS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS RELATIONS & CONTENT WRITER PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, WESTERN MASS


DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Ride to End Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Full-time (40 hours/week)

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

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Special Events, this Development Officer plays a key role in implementing and achieving the goals of the Alzheimer’s Association through event fundraising programs. This includes the Run Tri Ride to End Alzheimer’s athletic and Walk to End Alzheimer’si> fundraising programs, specifically managing the volunteer and financial goals of the Ride to End Alzheimer’s. Occasional evening and weekend work required, as well as ability to travel to meetings in the Chapter regions.

Core Job Responsibilities

Ride to End Alzheimer’s (under supervision of Director, Special Events)

  • As the key staff member for the Ride to End Alzheimer’s, ensure that team participation, corporate and individual financial goals are successfully met
  • • Recruit, train and motivate (1) skilled volunteers to serve on the several event committees and (2) a cadre of 200+ volunteers to coordinate a safe and meaningful day of event experience for constituents, while delivering on the goals for the Ride to End Alzheimer’s event and other development activities
  • Manage the Ride activities, including:
    • Creating budget, work plans, job descriptions, and timelines
    • Attaining and negotiating with vendors as needed
    • Producing weekly benchmarking reports for Run Tri Ride and other programs
    • Creating marketing and recruitment activities
  • Build holistic relationships and secure sponsorship revenue from corporations and cultivate other beneficial relationships with potential donors
  • Participate in growth and engagement of the Ride to End Alzheimer’s including:
    • Recruiting and subsequently coaching new Riders to increase participation and maximize fundraising
    • Retaining and subsequent coaching of past Riders to increase participation and maximize fundraising
    • Participating in networking and community engagement events to obtain new corporate, volunteer, and rider relationships

Education/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent experience in fundraising
  • Three years’ related experience with proven success in development, marketing, special event fundraising or related activities, including strong volunteer management experience
  • Two years’ experience with fundraising software, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and donor database applications; desktop publishing and online giving software (e.g., Convio) a plus

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically towards common objectives
  • Highly collaborative and team focused, as much of the delivery of results requires influencing other without “reporting -authority”
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach
  • Appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, especially with respect to outreach to underserved communities

Competitive Salary and Benefits provided

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road
Waltham, MA 02452 Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org


No phone calls, please

 


PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, SUPPORT GROUPS

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Full-time (40 hours/week)

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

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Watertown, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford, NH. The MA/NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Support Programming Manager, this Coordinator is responsible for supporting daily operations for Support Programming throughout the two state Chapter, including program logistics and managing program data and metrics.. The Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of Support Group Facilitator Training and assists in the development of curriculum and materials for this program. This Coordinator will assist in developing, organizing and delivering Educational Support Groups across the Chapter. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. The ability to travel throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire is required, as this position will deliver educational Support Groups throughout our Chapter’s five regions.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, develop and deliver Support Group Facilitator Training throughout Chapter including:
    • Program delivery
    • Assisting with development and preparation of training curriculum, logistics and materials
    • Completing data collection and statistical analysis for program activity
    • Overseeing program registration, ensuring data entry, processing payments and program reconciliation
    • Processing CEU’s for all delivered programs
  • Lead Early Stage Educational Support Groups with assistance from volunteers, including:
    • Recruiting and screening of participants
    • Serving as primary presenter for educational portion of group, as well as facilitating the Support Group for people living with dementia
    • Maintaining and ensuring integrity of program content among various sites
    • Engaging, training and communicating regularly with volunteer(s) for each regional group
    • Collecting, submitting and analyzing attendance and satisfaction surveys
    • Organizing marketing campaigns and conducting outreach for program recruitment in collaboration with Communications and Regional staff
  • Ensure the effective operations of Support Groups, including:
    • Acting as liaison between Support Group Facilitators and chapter
    • Collecting, tracking data, and maintaining data and systems relevant to Support Groups
    • Maintaining and ensuring integrity of program content among various sites
    • Engaging, training and communicating regularly with volunteer(s) for each regional group
    • Collecting, submitting and analyzing attendance and satisfaction surveys
    • Organizing marketing campaigns and conducting outreach for program recruitment in collaboration with Communications and Regional staff
  • Process constituent and volunteer data for Support Programming and services in compliance with National and Chapter standards, including:
    • Spearheading Electronic Attendance Collection system and acting as liaison between Operations Team and Support Group Facilitators
    • Collecting, reporting and storing required Support Group Facilitator volunteer paperwork
    • Maintaining a list of active and suspended Support Groups

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • BA preferred
  • Two years’ experience working with of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Two years’ experience working with families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Two years’ experience delivering educational programs
  • Two years’ office administrative and project management experience
  • Two years’ experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Two years of demonstrated knowledge of managing computer-based information systems
  • One year’s familiarity with use of Google Drive

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills; independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Sound decision making skills, reflecting effective ability to establish priorities
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically towards common objectives
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach

Compensation and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road
Waltham, MA 02452
Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org


No phone calls, please

 

Issued: 2/10/17

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS RELATIONS & CONTENT WRITER

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Full-time (40 hours/week)

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

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Initiatives & Foundation Relations, this Development Officer plays a key role in achieving the goals of the Alzheimer's Association. As a staff member of a comprehensive development program, the responsibilities of the Development Officer include foundation grant proposals, including managing relationships, researching potential funding sources, and developing and reporting concept ideas. Other writing responsibilities include assisting the Development Department with corporate proposals, sections of the Annual Report, invitations, event collateral, proof reading, etc. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with foundations, including:
    • Identifying cultivating and stewarding funders and potential funders
    • Writing and submitting grant proposals, working closely with input from program staff colleagues
    • Maintaining electronic and paper records on foundation proposals: tracking, writing and submitting all reports as required by funders
    • Planning and leading meetings in the community to cultivate funders as well as to host site visits meetings with relevant staff
    • Researching potential funding sources using online and other resources
  • Collaborate with the National Alzheimer’s Association on shared fundraising efforts and comply with Association policies, procedures and standards
  • Collaborate with the National Alzheimer’s Association on shared fundraising efforts and comply with Association policies, procedures and standards
    • Annual Report
    • Invitations and Program Books
    • Donor and Corporate Letters
    • Corporate Proposals

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in fundraising
  • Five years’ related experience, with proven success in foundations relations and/or grant writing
  • Strong writing and proof reading skills
  • Three years’ demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including fundraising software, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and donor database applications

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Sound decision making skills, reflecting effective establishing of priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically towards common objectives
  • Highly collaborative and team focused, as much of the delivery of results requires influencing other without “reporting authority”
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach

Compensation and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road
Waltham, MA 02452
Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org


No phone calls, please

 


PROGRAMS COORDINATOR, WESTERN MASS

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter Full-time (40 hours/week)

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

Overview

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Watertown, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford and Lebanon, NH. The MA / NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Regional Manager, Western Massachusetts, this Coordinator delivers educational programs to people with Alzheimer’s, family care partners and professional caregivers. He/she is responsible for overseeing programmatic activities including supervising volunteers and working to raise the public’s awareness of the Association and its services, in collaboration with local consumers, healthcare and business professional and the Alzheimer’s Partnerships. In addition this person works closely with Association staff to identify advocates, support public policy advocacy, as well as participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Occasional weekend and evening work is required, as is the ability to travel throughout the State.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Provide Association’s core educational and support programs, including Helpline assistance, Care Consultation, and education programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease, their care partners and for professional caregivers, including:
    • Working collaboratively with local consumers, area service providers as well as medical providers
    • Identifying, training and supporting volunteers who can deliver core education and speaking programs and represent the Association at Health Fairs and similar community events
  • Raise community awareness about Alzheimer’s and related dementias through community outreach efforts at health fairs and presentations to civic organizations, senior citizens groups, support groups, elder care facilities & programs, area businesses, etc.
  • Work with Association advocacy and fundraising staff to identify advocates and volunteers who will support the Association’s advocacy agenda and will support local fundraising efforts including Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience in human service, gerontology, social work or a related field
  • Three years in counseling, community outreach and education, working with people with Alzheimer’s and their family care partners preferred
  • One year demonstrated computer literacy: windows environment, the Internet with email and Web-based communication
  • Bi-lingual Spanish and English preferred

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative and ability to collaborate are essential
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to enthusiastically work towards common objectives
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills that reflect an understanding of different learning modalities, group process, and cultural diversity
  • Appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, especially with respect to outreach to underserved communities

Compensation and benefits are competitive.

To apply, please send resume to:

Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road
Waltham, MA 02452
Email: Tom Leckrone tleckrone@alz.org


No phone calls, please

 

Issued: 4/19/17