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Job descriptions for each of our openings are listed below. Please review the positions and submit your cover letter, resume, references, and any additional requested documents to cny-info@alz.org as either a PDF or Microsoft Word document.

The Chapter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Job Openings

View: Associate Program Director
View: Chief Relationship Officer
View: Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator

 

Associate Program Director

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

General Summary: This position provides leadership and direction for the development, implementation and evaluation of Alzheimer's Association programs and services in Central New York. The individual works independently to carry out the strategic program tactics in the Central New York region.

Classification: Exempt. Office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. plus weekend or evening hours, as necessary.

Essential Job Functions

  • Actively participate in the chapter's Programs and Services Team to ensure effective execution and completion of strategic goals, objectives and program work plans.
  • Plan, execute, document and evaluate all core services in the chapter's coverage area. Exercises discretion to execute the Program Department strategic goals.
  • Successfully demonstrate and independently carries out the delivery of the chapter's core services as determined by the Portfolio of Common Programs and chapter work plans. Core services include, but are not limited to, helpline, care consultation, support groups, caregiver education, professional training, and outreach.
  • Work intensively with the Development Department to create and support a cultivation plan for constituents and companies, providing education and awareness around Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's Association services.
  • Represent and assist the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media and advocacy events.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers.
  • Assist in the recruitment and supervision of interns, volunteers and advocates as appropriate. Acts independently in supervising the work of volunteers and interns assigned to achieve program goals. Reports any concerns and feedback to the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator.
  • Document and report all progress via methods established by the Chief Program Officer.
  • Develop and implement strategies to market Chapter services and programs.
  • Inform Chief Program Officer and appropriate chapter staff of emerging issues about potential funders and programmatic opportunities.
  • Keep informed of current disease information, current initiatives of the chapter and national offices via online technology, journals and other sources provided.
  • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, Standards and applicable regulatory and grant requirements; promote Association-wide programs and initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required in human services, gerontology, social work or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • 2 years of experience working with individuals and families.
  • 2 years of leadership experience in program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation.
  • 1 year experience supervising volunteers or interns.
  • Knowledge of applicable healthcare delivery systems and issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, HMOs, long term care insurance, etc.
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) candidates preferred.
  • Must have a clean NYS driver's license, access to a vehicle, and availability to travel throughout coverage area.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, references, and any additional requested documents to cny-info@alz.org as either a PDF or Microsoft Word document.

 

Chief Relationship Officer

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

General Summary: Create and implement an individual and corporate prospect management program. Identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward constituents in concert with the chief strategy officer.

Classification: Exempt. Office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. plus weekend or evening hours, as necessary.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan and execute a comprehensive prospect research system. Oversee the development and maintenance of a relationship management database with focus on moves management.
  • Conduct research on individuals, corporations and foundations using print and online sources as well as in-house files, documents and discussions with fundraising staff to match potential donors to specific fundraising initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate records of donor outreach and solicitation plans through regular upkeep of donor database and submission of call reports.
  • In coordination with frontline fundraisers, direct recruitment, training, and activities of major gift volunteer leaders. Manage donor portfolio for select volunteer leaders.
  • Utilize best practices to develop a comprehensive pipeline for organization fundraising priorities by qualifying new individual prospects for annual and major gifts, and new corporate prospects for sponsorships, workplace giving, and other cause marketing opportunities.
  • Lead internal prospect development meetings with senior management and fundraising staff. Run prospect lists and present data in strategic and relevant ways that will create actionable recommendations for prospect strategies in support of the organization’s mission. Develop, research, maintain, and report on the organization’s prospect lists.
  • Collaborate across departments to prepare bios and/or research briefings, and propose talking points for specific events and prospect visits.
  • Collaborate with members of other departments to ensure actions are recorded in the donor database in a timely fashion.
  • In coordination with the Chief Executive Officer and senior management team, identify and research candidates for Board of Directors appointments.
  • Remain current on economic conditions and philanthropic trends as they affect non-profits, the DMAs within Central New York, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Author and edit leadership and prospect research manuals, reports, marketing materials, and other documents.
  • Other duties as directed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution; master’s degree preferred.
  • Five years of experience in donor relations, fund development, prospect management, or a related field, preferably in nonprofit or higher education environments.
  • Advanced proficiency in fundraising databases, preferably The Raiser’s Edge, required.
  • Project management skills.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills; ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
  • Ability to organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Broad knowledge of fundraising and accounting principles, methods and techniques.
  • Ability to establish measurable goals and objectives and develop and implement strategies to achieve them.
  • Proven ability to work with colleagues and customers in a collaborative and cooperative spirit.
  • Must remain current with best practices and industry standards regarding donor relations.

Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, references, and any additional requested documents to cny-info@alz.org as either a PDF or Microsoft Word document.

 

Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

General Summary: This position is responsible for planning, budgeting, and implementing a strong volunteer program to enhance and expand the involvement of community leaders and friends of the Alzheimer’s Association, and families caring for individuals with dementing illnesses.

Classification: Exempt. Office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. plus weekend or evening hours, as necessary.

Essential Job Functions

Volunteer Management

  • Recruit, interview and facilitate training of volunteers for the Chapter including but not limited to: office, speaker’s bureau, advocates, and health fair.
  • Terminate, suspend, or determine a plan of correction for volunteers who violate policies and procedures, or who act contrary to the Chapter mission.
  • Coordinate and schedule volunteer hours and activities. Ensure jobs are ready for volunteers prior to their arrival and that all supplies needed are available.
  • Create and maintain volunteer position descriptions in conjunction with Chapter staff.
  • Maintain volunteer manual, brochures and policies in conjunction with Chapter staff.
  • Maintain the Chapter’s presence on relevant volunteer recruitment websites, including but not limited to www.volunteermatch.com and United Way resources.
  • Manage volunteer grievance process with the support of Chief Program Officer. Record any issues, processes used to rectify said issue and any next steps into appropriate CRM databases.
  • Develop and facilitate both formal and informal volunteer recognition programs.
  • Represent Chapter at meetings and events of other voluntary associations, local government and community organizations.
  • Responsible for keeping up-to-date with Association news, disease information and other information that will assist in completing job tasks.
  • Supervises the organization and completion of all “in-house” bulk mailings.
  • Work with relevant staff to develop, implement and maintain a system which insures that all volunteer data is being tracked and recorded appropriately. Update as necessary.
  • Responsible for complete and accurate data input of all volunteer activity including volunteer personal data, hours volunteered, jobs assigned, etc. into appropriate CRM database.
  • Responsible for Chapter volunteer communications to keep volunteers engaged in the mission.
  • Ensure all proper policies are signed by volunteers annually and filed appropriately.

Outreach Coordination

  • Field requests for Association participation at non-fundraising community events, such as health fairs, volunteer fairs, wellness fairs, et al. Coordinate schedules of staff and volunteers to cover events appropriately.
  • Oversee support group facilitator training process from application to training. Work with associate program directors to deliver periodic trainings.
  • Work with associate program directors to maintain an appropriate inventory of education program materials.
  • Ensure all documentation for support group facilitators and support group locations are accurate, up to date, and on file.
    Other assignments as requested by the Chief Program Officer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate and coach volunteers.
    Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships.
  • Valid New York State driver’s license.
    Ability to sell the Chapter’s programs and events to a variety of audiences, including corporate management, individual participants and volunteers.
    Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of Chapterwide or multi-state events preferred.

Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, references, and any additional requested documents to cny-info@alz.org as either a PDF or Microsoft Word document.

 

 


 

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