|Job Description :
||Job Title : Director of Community Training (Home Office position)
Full time: 37.5 hours
Reports To: Vice President, Field Operations and Constituent Events
Who We Are:
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia – by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,700 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.
We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to find out more about who we are and why we’ve been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
The Director, Community Training is responsible for the strategy, development, implementation, and evaluation of community staff and volunteer training, development, and tools focused on enhancing reach, recruitment, and partnerships in achieving our strategic plan goals. This includes plans and resources needed for community staff and volunteers to deliver programs and raise funds and community awareness.
This role will report to the Vice President, Field Operations and Constituent Events and is home office based.
Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee year-round national training plan for development and program delivery staff and volunteers including strategy, leadership and training needed to achieve strategic plan goals.
Serve as the lead for the annual Leadership Summit for volunteers and staff including content, and production.
Manage development and delivery of comprehensive training curriculum, including but not limited to, web-based tools, on-the-ground specialty programs, and teleconference sessions.
In coordination with revenue and program delivery functional leaders, develop comprehensive trainings, resources, and evaluation needed to train and coach staff and volunteers to meet goals.
Work with field leadership, Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, RivALZ, ALZStarz, Reason to Hope and program delivery functional leads as well as volunteer advisory councils to ensure trainings, resources and strategies are developed and implemented across the chapter network and volunteers.
Serves as the key stakeholder for the cohesive strategy, development, and execution of multiple departments needs to ensure a unified and consistent voice for all training and development plans nationwide.
Serve as the lead for Constituent Events and Program Delivery in development of the Association wide onboarding program.
Responsible for skill based onboarding programs for Constituent Events and Program Delivery staff and volunteers.
Transfer knowledge and create environments where individuals learn from one another by sharing best practices and performing in ‘real-life on-the-job’ simulations
Develop and monitor onboarding curriculum for community facing staff roles
Other duties as assigned
QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in a related discipline10 years national or regional event management and training experience in a non-profit environment, focused on community engagement and volunteerism.In depth experience of planning and leading large scale annual conferences.Proven experience deploying a variety of training methods in different environments (face to face, virtual etc) with key stakeholders (staff, volunteers, board members)
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to build and identify new training programs for staff as well as volunteers.Sound understanding of nonprofit, business strategies and processes; such as event management, volunteer support, program delivery, email campaigns and communication, and constituent management.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously, prioritize appropriately, and meet deadlines in a cross-functional environment.Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers, and provide training guidance in a collaborative, consultative, and positive manner.Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Capable of handling diversified assignments and highly adaptable.Excellent written, oral, and communication skills. (Includes presentation delivery, conveying ideas, and instructing effectively.)Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.Ability to build consensus and to work through others in achieving desired results and objectives.Ability to think strategically and determine long-term implications of decisions, as well as analyze complex situations and propose solutions that support the Association’s mission and vision.Ability to travel up to 50% of the time as requiredValid driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance, and access to a reliable personal vehicle to meet travel requirements.
Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.