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.

Uterine/Endometrial Cancer Program Coordinator

SHARE is starting a pilot program of support services for women facing uterine and endometrial cancer.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Uterine Cancer Programs
    • Manage recruitment process of survivor volunteers for support group facilitation.
    • Research and recruit possible educational presenters.
    • Work with Ovarian Cancer Program Director to develop program plan for the year ahead.
    • Administer and coordinate pilot program evaluation.
    • Liaison with support group facilitators, presenters, Program Manager, and program directors.
    • Promote educational programs.
    • Work with Ambassador Program Manager as needed to aid uterine cancer outreach efforts in communities of color.
  • Coordinate Uterine Cancer Helpline:
    • Recruit Helpline volunteers
    • Train volunteers:
      • Maintain, update, and develop training materials and webinars for new helpline volunteers. Develop minimal knowledge requirements about uterine cancer.
      • Plan and organize uterine cancer helpline volunteer educational and support meetings.
      • Train volunteers in the use of the helpline database.
    • Supervise Volunteers:
      • Mentor and maintain contact with volunteers to develop relationships, provide information on programs and support groups, and provide support and appreciation.
      • Review the helpline database entries daily and ensure that follow-up calls are scheduled and made where appropriate.
      • Monitor helpline calls on an ongoing basis to be sure all calls are answered and ensure the on-shift volunteer is receiving helpline calls during their shift.
      • Update and maintain peer database and matching of callers with peer volunteers.
      • Supervise volunteers to ensure they are providing accurate information about uterine cancer.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with other organizations nationally who can provide referrals to SHARE.
  • Represent SHARE in its entirety at conferences, programs as needed.
  • Other projects as needed.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, good people skills, outgoing, problem solver, and also big picture thinker for growing program and setting up systems for communications, programs and evaluations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people: doctors, researchers, participants, and cancer survivors.
  • Advanced computer skills (Google calendar and Drive, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office, video-conference software).
  • Knowledge of uterine or endometrial cancer a plus but not required.
  • Experience in health education, health non-profit, or health care system preferred. Knowledge of the cancer community helpful but not required.
  • Education: College degree preferred.

This will be a temporary position for the duration of the pilot year, October 2019-December 2020, with the hope to continue the position if it is approved by the Board of Directors next year. This position reports to the Ovarian Cancer Program Director. SHARE is open to applicants who are interested in full-time or part-time. The position will be 4 to 5 days per week. Benefits include health insurance, 401k, paid family leave, and ample paid time off. The SHARE office is based in New York City; however, this position has the option to work remotely.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Blaufarb at [email protected]. If your application is incomplete, it will not be reviewed.


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