Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles,

Associate Vice President, Community Education & Health Equity

2 months ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles was founded by concerned community members in 1981 with a mission to improve the lives of families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia by increasing awareness, delivering effective programs and services, providing compassionate support, and advocating for quality care and a cure. With 40 years of serving the LA community, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is a locally focused, nationally, and internationally recognized leader in providing high-impact support and education programs to people living with the disease and to their families. The impact of the programs has been recognized through more than a dozen national awards. The organization is also engaged in healthcare policy advocacy on the local, state, and federal levels.

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is proud of its legacy as a leader in innovative programming for people living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and for their families.

Until there’s a cure, we'll provide the care.

Reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer, the Associate VP, Community Education and Health Equity will lead a team of dedicated professional community educators focused on delivering needed programs and services to people living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and their families. The AVP will bring deep knowledge and understanding of the health disparities faced by diverse and traditionally underserved communities and will apply that knowledge to Alzheimer’s Los Angeles programs. This position will be charged with developing and implementing strategies to reach and engage the Latino, African American, Asian American & Asian, and LGBTQ communities, as well as the greater community of older adults living in Los Angeles County.


  • In collaboration with the Chief Innovation Officer and Sr. VP Programs, develop and implement strategies to reach high-risk/vulnerable communities and traditionally hard to reach communities through outreach and education.
  • Foster a culture which attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse staff of high-quality professionals. Recruit, mentor, and motivate a strong team.
  • Provide leadership to the community education department, including clear management goals and professional development, and ensuring high productivity to meet grant deliverables and community needs, cultivation of community partnerships; organize and lead staff meetings for the community education team.
  • Provide focus on health disparities and health equity for the organization by creating and implementing strategies that address the needs of diverse and underserved communities.
  • Ensure outreach to individual communities (i.e.: Latino, African American, Asian and Asian American, LGBTQ, etc.) is culturally and linguistically competent and employs strategies to reach a large number of the target demographics.
  • Manage implementation of community education grants, including budget oversight, staff responsibilities, and ensuring that all deliverables are met.
  • Collaborate as part of the internal grants team to seek grants in support of the ongoing work of the organization.
  • Oversee the development and evaluation of new curricula to ensure that it meets the needs of the community, including cultural and linguistic capabilities and the needs of older adults.
  • Cultivate partnerships with community partners.
  • Deliver community and caregiver education classes.


  • Keen understanding of diverse communities, including cultural and linguistic needs.
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible community education and supervisorial positions.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a large and diverse team; strong supervisorial skills.
  • Strong curriculum development skills, with an understanding of adult learning principles.
  • Bilingual, Spanish-English preferred.
  • Experience implementing, delivering, and monitoring grant deliverables, including budgets.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel and other database/reporting systems.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative.
  • California driver license, proof of auto insurance, reliable transportation.

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings, generous paid time off, a flexible spending account and more. This position will be a hybrid of office and work from home.

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

To apply

Envision Consulting has been retained to conduct the search by Alzheimer’s Los Angeles for their incoming Associate Vice President, Community Education & Health Equity.