Jobs in Healthy Aging: WalkBoston, Alzheimer’s Association, JF&CS

Sep 7, 2022

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to pass along the following job opportunities from our partners:

WalkBoston is seeking a Program Manager to lead our statewide technical assistance programs that work to improve the safety and quality of the walking environment. Our programs are community-partnered and centered on making street-level changes and policy improvements that make walking safe and enjoyable for people of all ages, abilities, races, and incomes. Our programs describe the health, economic and community benefits of walking, and include walk audits that identify infrastructure deficiencies, recommend solutions, and build community support for walking.

This position is responsible for implementing an established program reach strategy to deliver the Association’s Care & Support programs and services with a strong emphasis on reaching new, underrepresented communities with volunteer-delivered programs in Greater Boston and Northeastern Massachusetts. This position will manage a prioritized portfolio of community partners and volunteers to achieve Care & Support goals and program performance metrics.

The Bilingual Dementia Care Consultant is part of the Family Services team and provides Care Consultation to families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  Care Consultation helps families develop an understanding of a dementia diagnosis, creates a plan to support the person living with memory loss, identifies available resources and develops strategies for best possible symptom management and communication.  Care Consultations may be provided by phone, videoconference, and/or in-person at one of the MA/NH Chapter offices in either English or Haitian Creole. Referrals for Care Consultations are driven from our 24/7 Helpline and the Dementia Care Coordination.  The goal of Dementia Care Coordination is to partner with healthcare organizations to connect their patients and families with the Alzheimer’s Association as soon as possible to ensure they receive the support necessary to navigate a dementia diagnosis.

The Services for Older Adults (SOA) Division Director will guide the work of a 60-person team while managing a budget of approximately $4.5 million.   The role of the Division Director is multi-faceted, combining strategic vision, program development, staff management, fundraising, and operational and fiscal responsibility.  The Division Director will provide overall leadership for current service delivery and will pursue new opportunities to expand our impact, effectiveness, and scale.  They will work closely with funding agencies, with our institutional and individual donors, and with our marketing team and community partners to build financial resources for the division.  They will also oversee a team of staff who are committed to collaboration, innovation, and growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organization committed to serving the needs of the Jewish community as we help people of all faiths, backgrounds, and identities with the challenges of life. This position reports to the Directorof the Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing. The position is officially titled, Spirituality and Aging Support Specialist.

The Mental Health and Wellness Engagement Manager maintains and grows community collaborations where JF&CS can add value by leveraging our resources to fill gaps in service around mental health and wellness needs of older adults and providers.

The Aging Life Care Manager is a role for an experienced elder care professional looking to join a trusted organization where older adults and their families get the customized services they need.

The Associate Care Manager works under the supervision of or in conjunction with a Your Elder Experts (YEE) Care Manager to provide direct services to older adults in the Greater Boston Area. Associate Care Managers provide direct and collateral (indirect) care for YEE clients, under the supervision of or in conjunction with a Care Manager. You will actively engage in learning about all resources for older adults in the Boston Area. You will shadow care managers to gain greater understanding and working knowledge of the most important issues confronting our clients and their families.