ALZHEIMER GROUPE (A.G.I.) is a charitable organization that offers therapeutic programs to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Additionally, AGI provides support services to families and professional caregivers, focusing on best practices in dementia care, while sensitizing the community at large through education and awareness
Reporting to the Director of Support Services, the Education/Outreach Coordinator will be responsible to develop and deliver education programs. Further they will facilitate outreach opportunities in the community to increase awareness while providing dementia-specific training that addresses the needs of this population.
Job Type: 4 days/week, in-office and off-site, work hours may vary depending on training/outreach needs
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop and deliver dynamic and interactive workshops and educational courses for target audiences including family caregivers, volunteers, community organizations, students, healthcare professionals
- Coordinate all educational/outreach events including finding speakers for future AGI conferences, trainings, Lindsay lectures, and outreach opportunities for speaking engagements.
- Seek out new training opportunities in private residences and other facilities
- Develop online education tools (i.e. Webinars) for AGI’s website/social media page
- Conduct a needs assessment in the community to identify gaps in services
- Oversee and develop the Ambassador Volunteer program
- Research new advances in dementia care and prevention
- Optimize support service and education data collection and build a knowledge library. Evaluate and provide reporting to support grant requirements.
- Fulfil administrative duties related to the position, including compiling statistics, writing reports, participate in meetings, etc.
- Other duties as assigned
- Fluency in English and French is a necessity
- Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience working with people with dementia and/or their families and health care providers
- University degree/diploma in as LPN, RN, social work or a health field
- Knowledge of Alzheimer disease and other dementias and the impact that it has on the individuals/families
- Excellent teaching, facilitation and presentation skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to take initiative and work independently
- Ability to integrate and collaborate well with other professionals
- Strong ethical standards and a respect for client confidentiality
- Knowledge of the Quebec healthcare system and community organizations
- A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are a requirement of this position.
- Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office
Benefits (following successful probationary period):
- Extended health care, including vision and dental
- Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness, Life insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Voluntary Retirement Savings Program (VRSP)
- On-Site Parking
- Paid Vacation, sick, personal and family obligation daysheheie
Salary of $28,000 – $38,400 (depending on experience)