Alzheimer's Resource Center of Connecticut
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Be a part of a team that has distinguished itself as a five star quality care provider.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Hours: Full and Part Time

“If you are just looking for a job, don’t apply.  If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, please apply!” This is a quote from one of our nursing assistants working at our Center.  We are looking for compassionate nursing assistants like her who will focus on the wellbeing of our elders living with dementia. This opportunity will allow you to become a specialist in dementia care in a supportive, educational, and team oriented environment. This 24 hour position comes with competitive salary and 30 hours of paid sick time per year.

Director of Development

Hours: Full Time

The Director of Development is a key member of The Alzheimer’s Resource Center’s leadership team. This full time position focuses on the planning and execution of all programs intended to promote and increase philanthropic support and volunteer efforts. In this role the Director will work to advance and promote awareness of the Alzheimer’s Resource Center and its mission. Working in a team environment the Director must be able to plan strategically, set priorities and efficiently manage resources. The Director is responsible for implementing and leading a fund development strategy with the goal of continuously cultivating relationships and increasing philanthropic revenue to advance our mission.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

· To identify grant opportunities and draft grant proposals

· Implement and lead an annual development campaign

· Develop effective communication and marketing strategies that engage and inform prospective donors and volunteers

· Develop a pool of prospective volunteers and engage and enlist plans for Board development

· Effective stewardship of major gifts and donor constituencies

· Work with the Executive Director to create, plan and execute all aspects of a development program focusing on key volunteer and leadership gifts

· Plan, prepare, and complete all materials related to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts

· Recruit, train and evaluate volunteer leaders

· Focus on face to face fund raising activity – seeking support for The Center’s defined fund raising priority areas: program support, endowment initiatives and master planning projects

· Develop effective proposals based on specified priorities for targeted prospects

· Play a pivotal role in cultivating and soliciting leadership gifts

· Serve as the primary contact person for all donors and volunteers

· Coordinate and supervise the distribution of marketing materials including mailings, reports, printed and web-based materials

· Oversee communication and ensure a high level of consistent strategic branding, positioning, marketing, PR, and other Center communications

· Specifically responsible for the development of enhancements and restructuring of database systems to prepare for and support he capital campaign and enhanced philanthropy efforts. Leads the coordination of activities with database consultants and other vendors as needed

Required Knowledge and Skills

· 3-5 years experience in Development and Communications, preferably in a health oriented setting

· Strong familiarity with major gift cultivation and solicitation process

· Mature professional with excellent interpersonal, leadership, oral and writing skills

· Experience working with and managing volunteers

· Ability to supervise and train staff volunteers to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments, and the proven ability to persuade and influence others.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality, be self directed and motivated, possess a high energy level and a positive attitude

· Attention to detail, long range planning and program development are necessary components of this position

· Ability to analyze needs and issues quickly and suggest and implement effective strategies for responding

· Ability to show experience and efficacy in creating and implementing marketing and PR collateral materials

· Ability to present effectively to small and large groups

· Ability to exercise initiative and to work both independently and as a team member

· Proficient with Microsoft Office and databases

· High level of integrity and judgment

· High level of emotional intelligence

Neighborhood Co-Lead

Hours: Full Time

Alzheimer’s Resource Center is a non-profit provider of aging services. We offer supports and services for people experiencing cognitive changes such as Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, both on our Southington, CT campus and throughout the greater community. Our services include skilled, assisted living, day services, homecare, and consulting. Alzheimer’s Resource Center is recognized as one of the countries’ leaders in understanding and supporting people to live well with dementia.

The primary responsibility of the Neighborhood Co-leader is to be a coach, mentor and supervisor to care partners on the neighborhood, which consist of CNAs, nurses, and housekeeping staff. As the co-leader of a neighborhood, they are responsible for fostering the wellbeing of the elders who live on the neighborhood and the overall work flow of the day. The Neighborhood Co-leader works in collaboration with the Neighborhood Nurse.

The desired candidate is one who:

Leads with a positive, professional attitude

Highly skilled in communication and self-reflection

Builds trusting relationships with the team and treats everyone that lives, works, and visits the resource center with respect, dignity, and free from judgement.

Continually advocates and fosters the wellbeing of everyone on the neighborhood.

Cultivates a culture of curiosity and facilitates the development of creative solutions to live well.

Inspires community building; unleashes the energy and enthusiasm of the team.

Understands the organizational shared vision and aligns it with neighborhood goals.

Develops care partner skills and coaches the team in personal growth and communication.

Required education/experience:

Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field

Minimum 3 years of experience working in aging services

Ability to demonstrate desired skills

This full-time position comes with competitive salary and excellent benefits at this one-of-a-kind Center that is a leader in dementia care. Join this exceptional team !

Recreation Therapist

Hours: Per Diem

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Recreation Therapist, TRD, to work per diem in our Center. We are seeking an energetic therapist with a passion for working with people living with dementia. This person will work in our residential neighborhoods and;

  • enjoys a work environment that will thrive on their creativity and ability to multi-task and design innovative programs focusing on the well-being of our elders.

  • collaborate with other therapists on a daily basis and have the ability to take initiative and be able to adapt to meet the needs of our elders and team.

  • has the ability to conduct group programs and also nurture one to one relationships.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Required education: Recreation Therapy: 1 year

RN Charge Nurse- Evening and Night Shift

Hours: Part-Time

Consider joining our talented nursing staff who work exclusively with people living with dementia. A full and part-time position is available for a registered nurse on our 3-11:30 p.m. shift. Ability to develop positive working relationships and connection with our elders is a must. Responsibilities include leading a team of nursing assistants on a neighborhood of 30 people. Competitive salary and excellent benefits are offered at our unique organization.

Join this exceptional team!

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Jacqueline Clark
HR Generalist
Alzheimer’s Resource Center
1261 South Main Street
Plantsville, CT 06479
Phone: 860-628-3023
Fax: 860-621-8083