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.

Program Manager

Overview: Provide programmatic, communication and administrative support for the Breast and Ovarian Cancer programs and Senior Director of Programs.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Support Program Directors and staff in the development of three program guides per year.
  • Edit, proofread, and confirm content.
  • Schedule educational programs both on- and off-site with program staff and support group facilitators.
  • Coordinate and provide technical support for online webinars.
  • Liaison with support group facilitators, presenters and program directors.


  • Program Planning & Implementation:

  • Coordinate educational program logistics: prepare presenters i.e. obtain slides and bio, description of program, title, date and instruct them on webinar protocol.
  • Confirm/remind program with presenters 1 week before program.
  • Obtain any missing slides, bio etc.
  • Coordinate logistics for programs: room set up for on site programs and meetings, reserve spaces off site.
  • Brief moderator and program hosts on all needed information (see host point lists, how to present the speaker, how to organize Q&A session, etc.) as well as providing sign in sheets and evaluations.
  • Promote educational programs to helpline personnel, facilitators and all other constituents of SHARE as well as other identified organizations.
  • Communicate with community leaders, elected representatives, the medical community, media and others to increase awareness of SHARE and its services.
  • Collaborate with the Communications department to ensure all programs are highlighted in our monthly email newsletter, other social media venues, on the SHARE website and in printed marketing materials.
  • First point of contact for members of the SHARE community who sign up for programs. Send confirmation emails for program attendees.
  • Coordinate program staff meetings.
  • Take meeting minutes and distribute to program staff.
  • Supervise program interns and volunteers.


  • Data Management

  • Collect and process program attendance data and evaluation forms.
  • Create and manage calendar system across programs.

  • Support Directors (3)

  • Assist with travel arrangements as needed.
  • Work with directors to plan events and programs.


  • Reports To: Breast Cancer Program Director, and Ovarian Cancer Program Director.
    Work Schedule: Five days a week. Occasional evening hours required.



    Skills/Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills, good people skills, outgoing, problem solver, and also big picture for growing programs and creating better 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, cancer survivors.
  • Advanced computer skills (Google calendar and Drive, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office).
  • 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
  • Able to start immediately

  • How to Apply:

    Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Nefa-Tari at :[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