Employment Opportunities

SHARE is a national nonprofit that supports, educates, and empowers women affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer, with a special focus on medically underserved communities. Our mission is to connect these women with the unique support of survivors and peers, creating a community where no one has to face breast or ovarian cancer alone.

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.

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