It’s time to start planning for the Alzheimer's Association's 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Biloxi - and time to convene our Planning Committee! This group of dedicated volunteers is at the heart of every Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. The Planning Committee works together to develop and grow the event - advancing the fight against Alzheimer’s from the ground up. Right now, we’re searching for a motivated and passionate person to lead this effort as the Event Chair.
The Event Chair serves as the volunteer leader for the planning and execution of Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This position is responsible for recruiting, training and leading an effective volunteer committee focused on raising revenue, increasing awareness and implementing all event activities.
The Event Chair will report to the Staff Partner and should meet these qualifications:
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
Goal-driven and results-oriented.
Strong networking skills and knowledge of key individuals in the community.
With the help of the Staff Partner, recruit an Event Co-Chair, all Subcommittee Chair positions and assist in recruiting additional committee members.This includes the planning and organizing of the Volunteer Kickoff Party and Committee Orientation.
Work with the Staff Partner to establish committee meeting dates, times and locations.
Plan, lead and facilitate all committee meetings. This will include delegating responsibilities and tasks to committee members along with giving appropriate recognition for the work that is accomplished.
Maintain regular communication with Subcommittee Chairs, committee members and the Staff Partner to ensure everyone understands expectations and is on target to meet goals.
Work with Staff Partner to make certain there is a focus on engaging companies within the community.
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The Alzheimer’s Association Mississippi Chapter, provides vital services and support to individuals, caregivers and families. We serve 82 counties in Mississippi.
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386 Beach BlvdBiloxi, MS39530
January 5, 2021
CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Resource Development / Management
Orientation or Training
The person selected for this position must serve through the end of 2021. The time commitment includes preparing for and attending monthly committee meetings and ongoing community outreach.