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Delaware County Coordinator
at Alzheimer's Association
The Delaware County Coordinator provides education and outreach including support services to Delaware County to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia to caregivers, persons with memory loss, professionals and community.
This is a 16 hour part-time position located in Delaware, OH and will report to the Program Director.
This is a non-benefit eligible, at-will, grant-funded position through December 31, 2018. This grant has been renewed over the past few years so potential for longer term employment may exist.
- Provides education and outreach to caregivers, local businesses and community groups who may be interested in hosting one hour overview presentations on dementia, services, and prevention.
- Markets the programs and services provided in Delaware County by targeting physician’s offices, churches and other community resources.
- Provides education and supportive counseling to caregivers and persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias by phone and home/office visits.
- Represents the Chapter at public events such as health fairs, conferences and media events, as assigned in Delaware County.
- Raises awareness of agency programs and services in Delaware County by meeting with community members in the aging network on a regular basis.
- Submits data and statistical reports to funding sources, the Chapter Board and to other entities as needed.
- Assist with volunteer management, planning and/or facilitating social engagement programs as needed.
- Lead or co-lead a monthly Delaware County support group as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree (prefer MSW or related) with experience in the aging/dementia care field.
- Two years of experience in the delivery of education or health care services in the community (with particular reference to the elderly).
- Valid social work license.
- Expertise in providing educational programming, information and referral; community outreach.
- Knowledgeable about caregiving issues and experience with family dynamics is essential.
- Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft applications, Google Docs and data entry.
- Ability to work with individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families, volunteers and external contacts.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to work with individuals from all socio-economic, racial, and ethnic groups.
- Ability to fulfill assignments on evenings and weekends as needed.
- Some travel by car to attend meetings within the chapter territory is required.
- Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.