Employment Opportunities

SHARE is a New York City based not for profit organization, established in 1976. Our survivor-led services include telephone helplines, support groups, educational forums, advocacy activities and public health initiatives in both English and Spanish. All of SHARE’s services are free of charge.

Latina SHARE Programs Associate

Position Type: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

PURPOSE

The LatinaSHARE Programs Associate provides programmatic assistance to the Co-Directors of LatinaSHARE and communications support.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Within the Spanish speaking community,

  • Data collection
  • Drafting reports
  • Planning and preparing for special events and meetings
  • Assisting on effective execution of work plans for various grants
  • Scheduling support group calendar
  • Supervising volunteers and interns
  • Coordinating special events
  • Mailings


  • In Communications,

  • The Associate collaborates with staff to ensure growing online awareness of SHARE and its services through keeping social media and the web site updated and interactive with content such as articles, press clips, news and information, particularly in the Spanish speaking community
  • Translation of various articles and research on topics and future presenters.
  • Constant contact with support group members
  • Webinar-Moderate and provide technical support

  • Reports To:
    Co-Directors of LatinaSHARE Program

    How to Apply:

    To apply please forward your cover letter, salary requirement, and resume addressing your experience and how it relates to our position to: [email protected]


    African American or Latina Outreach Ambassador

    Location: Remote, off-site locations (schools, churches, etc.) in African American or Latina communities throughout NYC’s metropolitan area.

    PURPOSE

    SHARE’s Ambassador Program is a grassroots community organizing effort designed to reach out to African-American and Caribbean or Latina women in medically underserved communities throughout NYC and reduce outcome disparities in patients with breast or ovarian cancer through education and support initiatives.

    Key Responsibilities and Duties:

    Tier 1:

  • Recommending Outreach partners (i.e. religious, educational or social) or associations (i.e. sorority, fraternity, alumni, business) to distribute informational packets within your community
  • Updates Outreach Coordinator on status of informational packet drop-offs on a bi-monthly basis
  • Respond to requests for availability from Outreach Coordinator
  • Assist with set up & break down of resource table & distribute literature to attendees at outreach events
  • Ensure sign-in sheet is completed by attendees & contact info. for people interested in programs are obtained

  • Tier 2:

  • Conducts research to identify institutions (i.e. religious, educational or social) or associations (i.e. sorority, fraternity, alumni, business) to distribute 10 informational packets within your community
  • Updates Outreach Coordinator on status of informational packet drop-offs on a bi-monthly basis
  • Respond to requests for availability from Outreach Coordinator
  • Assist with set up & break down of resource table & distribute literature to attendees at outreach events
  • Ensure sign-in sheet is completed by attendees & contact info. for people interested in programs are obtained
  • Will learn to give educational presentations in teams of two in medically underserved communities throughout NYC.

  • Qualifications:

  • Be self-starter, willing to take initiative, detail-oriented and can work effectively within a team
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Must present a professional appearance
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and familiarity with SHARE Cancer Support and its other programs or willingness to learn
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of SHARE volunteers and staff
  • Computer skills are desired, but not necessary
  • Survivor of or caregiver for someone diagnosed with Breast or Ovarian Cancer for Tier 2
  • Strong interest in becoming a community educator; willing and comfortable with sharing your personal cancer story as an educational tool for Tier 2
  • Willing to learn about and discuss evidenced-based breast and ovarian health information in lay terms at health fairs, presentations, and other public events for Tier 2

  • Training and Support:

  • Attends SHARE African American Ambassador/Latina Orientation & additional trainings per tier (orientation will also help familiarize you with SHARE, breast and ovarian cancer support & additional resources)
  • Attends SHARE African American Ambassador/Latina Orientation & additional trainings per tier

  • Benefits:

  • Bringing health and wellness information to an underserved community
  • Compensated for travel costs.

  • How to Apply:

    Please send your resume and short essay about “Why would you like to be a SHARE Ambassador?” to Aneta Sadej at :[email protected] or to Dominique Bethea at [email protected]


    SHARE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    National Helpline:
    844-ASK-SHARE