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Education Specialist

Posted: 01/03/2024

Education Specialist
Anchorage, AK (On-site)
$DOE and excellent benefits 
Client Mission: Support Alaskans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and other disabilities to ensure quality of life.
Join an amazing team as their Education Specialist – spearheading dynamic education and support programs!
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves spreading knowledge, offering referrals, leading consultations, running support groups, even taking center stage to showcase your passion for geriatrics and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia.
If you can picture yourself as the Maestro of Education, conducting engaging sessions for caregivers, and bringing your drive and enthusiasm to promotion and outreach events – this could be a life-changing career move!
If you qualify please apply here or email your resume to today.
Would you like to: 
  • Conduct outreach activities such as awareness events and presentations to identify individuals, families, and professionals affected by ADRD.
  • Assist with new referral processes, collection of information, and referral to appropriate department (intake)
  • Provide consultations to individuals, families, and providers (either on community resources or issues relating to ADRD).        
  • Conduct educational programs for family and professional caregivers.
  • Facilitate and organize various support programs such as Mind Matters, Brain Works, and Art Links.
  • Facilitate caregiver support groups.
  • Maintain, update, and promote statewide lending library.
  • Promote and facilitate ADRD Mini grant program.
  • Assist in the development of trainings and support programs.
  • Participate in local meetings of relevant interest to network and coordinate with the community and promote the organization.
  • Promote the Agency’s mission, goals, and programs.
Ideally you have: 
  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, nursing, health, human services or a closely related field. Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Strong preference for experience with ADRD or geriatric field.
  • 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.
  • Ability to speak in public to conduct awareness and training programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to drive and use personal vehicle for agency business
  • Ability to travel to various regions of the state as required
  • Ability to lift and transfer at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
PeopleAK is here for you! 
Our recruiters have over 50 years of combined experience placing candidates in rewarding roles. This is a free service for job seekers. Contact us today!  

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