Music & Memory Program Coordinator
15-20 hours per week.
Reports to Senior Program Director
Dementia Alliance of North Carolina is a local non-profit looking for a passionate, creative, and innovative team member to manage our Music and Memory at Home Program.
Music & Memory is an evidence-based program which helps people living with dementia find renewed joy and connection to life through musical favorites. Broken into development stages, Music & Memory is mission driven to engage individuals in any stage of dementia, producing music kits that are distributed to individuals living with dementia: each including a personalized playlist, player, headset and speaker. This transformative health and welfare program allows seniors to engage with music and reconnect with the world around them.
The Music and Memory Program Manager will be responsible for Music and Memory at Home’s support services. Program services include volunteer recruitment, training and further development as well as overall program sustainability and reporting. In addition, this position develops and maintains donor relationships and further retention plans. Position will work with a vital volunteer program in support of Music and Memory at Home.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Contribute to the effectiveness of the therapy program by promoting and ensuring the delivery of Music & Memory at Home service.
- Adapt and implement processes to improve internal program systems. Oversee programming operations including volunteer training, family support, equipment, supplies, program evaluation and reporting.
- Serve as the liaison with community partners and grant funders and maintain regular communication with these agencies.
- Conduct outreach to targeted communities to ensure program goals are met.
- Manage volunteers to include interns, individual volunteers and community partners, corporate partners to include recruitment, development, training workshops, evaluation and retention programs.
- Serve as liaison with families to guide them through the program and educate them about personalized music.
- Oversee fundraising and grant efforts for program sustainability.
- Assist in developing and maintaining program budgets
- Assist Marketing Manager to promote programs across the state by identifying content for social media, websites, newsletters/ e-news, press releases, reports and email marketing.
- As needed, fill in for roles traditionally held by coordinators or volunteers.
- Highly organized and efficient, with at least 2 years of program management/program development experience.
- Experience in program measurement, evaluation and statistics.
- Personal characteristics include background/interest in musical history, arts engagement, inclusive programming and personalized engagement with senior groups/families.
- Experience preferred with inclusive engagement opportunities and development across rural communities.
- Ability to develop effective, repeatable processes to drive efficiency and productivity.
- Technically savvy with productivity tools such as Salesforce, Google Suite, Excel, itunes, Word and PowerPoint.
- Excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with good customer service and public speaking skills.
- Very strong ability to multi-task and balance projects at various stages simultaneously.
- Able to solve problems and overcome challenges quickly and creatively.
- Ability to set their own schedule, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision.
- Ability to work positively with a team.
This position is a contract position. Ideal candidates would live in the Triangle area and be able to maintain a consistent hybrid schedule of remote and office work.
Ready to Apply?
Please send the following materials by email to Jobs@dementiaNC.org and include your first initial and last name in the subject line, along with position Music and Memory Coordinator.
- Letter of Interest
- Phone and email contact for three (3) professional references
Dementia Alliance of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina to prohibit unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.