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The Memory Care Alliance is Hiring!

We are at an exciting stage of expanding our programs throughout Northern New Mexico and beyond and have two positions currently open. We are looking for dynamic people who are passionate about supporting families impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias and interested in making a real difference in people’s lives.

If you, or if you know of someone who is interested in applying, please get in touch with us.

Position: Program Director. Full time, salaried position with benefits. Wage based on skills and experience.

We are seeking a full time Program Director to develop and support replication of our four core programs in selected cities across New Mexico: caregiver groups, educational events and classes, dementia friendly social activities, and Dementia Friends presentations. While the Program Director will initially be expected to deliver programs, the goal is to make them self-sustaining through training local volunteers to take over the running of groups and activities.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Outreach & Partnership: working with local community partners to identify and reach out to families affected by dementia.

  • Program Development: setting up caregiver groups, caregiver days and related programs.

  • Volunteer Management: recruit, train, and support volunteers to run local programs.

  • Work with other Memory Care Alliance staff to coordinate publicity, collect data, and evaluate programs.

  • Attend fundraising events.

Skills & Experience

  • Project management: being able to plan a program or event from start to finish, setting goals and timelines.

  • Project evaluation.

  • Self-motivated and self-directing.

  • Flexible.

  • Great communication skills.

  • Person-centered approach to programing.

Desirable, but not essential

  • A knowledge of Alzheimer’s-dementia and/or senior related care. 

  • Spanish or other local second language.

This position involves traveling throughout the State and can be office based in Santa Fe, home based or hybrid.


Position: Administrative Coordinator. Part time 15 – 20 hours/week to start. Contract position. Our administrative coordinator will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our office. Candidate must display the following attributes: Highly self-motivated, attention to detail and possess excellent organizational skills. Must be proficient in word and other basic business software. Wage based on experience and skill set. A knowledge of Alzheimer’s-dementia and/or senior related care helpful, but not necessary.

Duties to include, but not limited to:

Assists managing the executive director’s schedule, sets appointments and manages daily calendar. 

Help plan larger educational and promotional events. Attends larger educational events and fundraisers.

Manages our volunteer program.

Phone, both incoming and outgoing. Checks voice mail daily and replies accordingly.

Manages emails and e-blasts, replies and/or forwards to appropriate person.

Manages monthly event calendar.

Works with Director of Development to manage both our data and donor base.

Tracks attendance for caregiver meetings and other events.

Website. Works with ED and IT person to keep site updated.

Wellness checks either via phone or email.

Assists in paying bills and payroll.

Assists in travel plans for staff.



ABOUT the Memory Care Alliance


To provide ongoing education and support to families impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia, replacing social stigmas with compassionate understanding, and a vision for life after diagnosis.



  • COMMUNITIES OF CARE - weekly caregiver meetings based on our belief that the most valuable resource caregivers have is each other.

  • EDUCATION EMPOWERS  - programs like caregiver days, our Prepare to Care course, workshops and presentations on topics caregivers need, all provide the knowledge and skills needed to succeed.

  • SOCIALIZATION, NOT ISOLATION - monthly Memory Cafes and our Out and About field trips keep both caregivers and the ones they care for, socially engaged and active.

  • DEMENTIA FRIENDS - this community ambassador program helps build “dementia friendly communities” to remove the fear and stigma of Alzheimer’s and replace it with compassionate understanding and constructive actions.

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