Careers

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified individuals are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.


Would you like working with Alaskans in need and do you want to make a difference in your community? You can by joining our team of care coordinators!

Care Coordination Resource of Alaska is looking for several dedicated Care Coordinators to join us in enriching the lives of Alaskans in need. This is a great opportunity to work in our Juneau or Anchorage location. Both locations are seeking a full and part time Care Coordinator.

ARA is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Conflict Free Care Coordination Agency dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals who qualify for Alaska’s Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers. ARA continues to be the state’s leading source of information, support and services for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) and individuals of any age with a disability.

Position Overview
Assess client/family needs and identify and coordinate the delivery of services. Client-oriented tasks will involve screening, assessment, service coordination, monitoring, follow-up and advocacy. The Care Coordinator will act as a liaison between community members, services, clients and state representatives.

Essential Job Functions
•Process requests for services, provide referrals, assessments, consultation, monitoring and follow-up.
•Develop a plan of care with and for individuals enrolled in the Care Coordination service and update the plan as needed.
•Explain and negotiate the fee system with each individual family enrolled in the Care Coordination program.
•Implement the plan of care, coordinating with the necessary providers.
•Monitor client situations to ensure the individual and family are receiving the services outlined in the plan of care.
•Advocate for new, improved and/or enhanced services to meet the needs of family coping with ADRD, CCMC or IDD.
•Establish a network with other community service providers.
•Assist with new referral process by accepting phone call or appointment, collection of information, and referral to
appropriate department (commonly known as “intake”).
•Promote the Agency’s mission, goals and programs.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing, health, human services or closely related field. Work experience can be substituted for a degree.
•Minimum of one year paid work experience in human services.
•Must be certified by the State of Alaska to provide Medicaid Waiver care coordination.
•Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
•Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.
•Negative TB screening and annual negative re-screening.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Knowledge of or the ability to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
•Knowledge of health care or social service systems.
•Knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver system.
•Ability to be sensitive to clients of all ages and cultures.
•Ability to evaluate client needs and complete assessments.
•Ability to network with representatives of other agencies.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
•Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
•Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
•Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
•Must be able to climb stairs and access individuals in non-accessible rooms or apartments.

Benefits:
Generous leave policy that includes paid holidays, sick leave and paid vacation days.
Insurance coverage.
Employer matched retirement.
Working with partners who make a difference every day!

How to apply:
To apply for the Anchorage office please send cover letter and resume to:
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska / Care Coordination Resource of Alaska
Attn: Rebecca Marinelli, Care Coordination Manager
1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
You may submit your materials by email to rmarinelli@alzalaska.org

To apply for the Juneau location please contact:
Care Coordination Resource of Alaska
Christy Long, Care Coordination Manager
3225 Hospital Drive, Juneau, AK 99709
Or by email at: clong@ccraalaska.org

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Care Coordination Resource of Alaska is a program of Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are looking for an individual who is interested in working for a non-profit in the area of Development and Communications.

Position Overview:
Assists Development Director with planning of internal and external communications. Under the direction of the Development Director coordinates and implements statewide information strategies with which to provide current, relevant information to diverse audiences in the community. Uses appropriate channels to disseminate agency information on a timely basis. Under the direction of the Development Director, interact with Alaska’s news, public affairs and communications network. Collaborates with program managers on communications efforts for the Agency’s programs and events.

Essential Job Functions
Communications:
• Assist and coordinate publicity for agency including program and fundraising events.
• Assist with effective media relations to include producing press releases, calendar releases and media kits.
• Assist and implements effective media campaigns throughout the state.
• Updates the agency website as directed.
• Drafts, writes and edits articles about staff, board, volunteers, families, events, programs, services, awards,
appointments, projects, etc. Productively seeks media placement of these as news releases, PSA’s, or other
vehicles to increase public awareness of the agency and its services.
• Designs, writes and produces agency’s advertising materials (print ads, articles, radio PSA’s). Coordinating with
the Education Specialists for statewide distribution of these materials.
• Produce flyers, postcards, posters and promotional materials for all programs. Tracking promotional outreach
through promotional efforts.
• Identifies, develops and maintains social media venues to increase awareness of agency and its programs.
• Responsible for digital library. Photographs or coordinates volunteers to photograph events for publication and
for record keeping. Videotapes education workshops and catalogues these in library as needed.
• Obtains current information on research, legislation, public policy and health issues for in-house materials,
reports and data analysis as needed.

Development:

• Assist with prospect and foundation research.
• Assist with drafting and editing proposals, track opportunities, manage timelines and provide follow-up.
• Manage donor administration activities, including drafting donor reports, donor database entry, updates,
invitations, thank you notes, and other materials.
• Assist with online fundraising strategies, campaigns and calls to action.
• Assist planning tactics for online mobilization, outreach and small donor fundraising.
• Work with Development Director to develop and execute consistent communication to cultivate and grow the
donor base.
• Assist with logistics and arrangements for reserving meeting spaces, makes arrangements for food and
beverage service for meetings and special events as needed.
• Handles sensitive information in a confidential manner.
• Acts as back-up for Receptionist, assisting with answering telephones, greeting guests, and other front desk
duties as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design or related field.
• Some of the education requirement may be substituted for additional work experience (e.g. Associate degree or
two years college credit in the above fields or two years paid work experience communications or development).
• Experience in news writing, public relations, journalism and/or graphic design.
• Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
• Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong attention to details.
• Knowledge of or the ability to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
• Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and other desktop publishing software.
• Familiarity with WordPress or similar website applications.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.
• Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
• Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
• Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
• Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
• Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

To apply you will need to submit a resume, writing sample and cover letter to:
Lorraine Guyer
lguyer@alzalaska.org
or by mail
Attention Lorraine Guyer
1750 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK 99507