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The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. For the eighth consecutive year, The NonProfit Times has named the Alzheimer's Association one of The Best Nonprofits to Work For. This year, we're ranked No. 1 in the category of large nonprofits! We offer an excellent work environment and career development opportunities, coupled with competitive benefits and pay.
Job Title: Manager, Education and Outreach
Department: Program Services
Location: Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Illinois Chapter; Springfield, IL
Position Summary: The Alzheimer's Association is seeking a dynamic, motivated and organized individual to provide coordination and delivery of education programs as well as scheduling/implementing outreach and awareness activities pertaining to Alzheimer’s disease in the assigned territory. Focus is on recruiting, training supervising and motivating volunteers to assist with Chapter education and outreach efforts.
The ideal candidate should know the Springfield and veteran community well, be very comfortable with public speaking and have experience managing volunteers. Knowledge of aging and/or Alzheimer's disease a plus. This is a full-time position requiring occasional evening and weekends. Veteran or military-experienced candidates encouraged to apply.
Skills and Abilities:
Travel: Frequent within the specific geographic area; automobile with valid driver’s license and insurance required.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Must be able to work weekends during Walk to End Alzheimer’s season (September & October).
The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, motivated self-starter with who can work independently, has a strong attention to detail and has the capacity to manage multiple parallel projects or assignments.
The Alzheimer’s Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we’d love to hear from you!