The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1981, the Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter operates out of its main office in San Jose, California with regional offices in 10 other locations.
This position will manage development and implementation of Walk to End Alzheimer’s through volunteer engagement and corporate development in Monterey and Santa Cruz, California. This position will achieve success by building a robust volunteer base, managing individual participants to raise awareness of the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and meet and exceed financial goals. The majority of performance is based on volunteer management and development, as well as revenue generation.
Reporting to the Director of Walk, Regional Walks, the Special Events Manager is responsible for fund raising that will play a key role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of the Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter’s strategic plan. As a member of the development team, he/she is responsible for the growth and development of two Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Monterey and Santa Cruz. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest signature fundraising event of the Alzheimer’s Association. He/she will have primary responsibility to recruit, train and manage a high level volunteer planning committee to lead the Walk in both Monterey and Santa Cruz. He/she is also responsible for the cultivation, development and retention of existing and new corporate partnerships in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties and surrounding communities.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The Alzheimer’s Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.