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.

Ovarian Cancer Program Manager

Position Type: Full-Time, Part-Time Schedule will be considered

The Ovarian Cancer Program Manager will provide leadership to develop, plan and implement a comprehensive Ovarian Cancer program based on SHARE’s peer support model of service.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Programming

  • Develop and implement educational programs geared towards ovarian cancer participants and survivors in response to changing needs and organizational priorities
  • Direct and oversee existing ovarian programs (telephone helplines, support groups, advocacy, outreach, educational programs and webinars)
  • Supervise volunteer and paid staff in the Ovarian Cancer Program, including Helpline Coordinator, support group facilitators, outreach and other volunteers
  • Support the Helpline Coordinator in identifying, and recruiting of Ovarian Cancer survivors to become helpline volunteers and group facilitators
  • Promote SHARE at relevant conferences, workshops and in person programs
  • Stay current in both the science and other developments in the Ovarian Cancer arena, through continuing professional education and participation at meetings and conferences
  • Organizational

  • Work with the Director of Communications to develop awareness of SHARE programs in the lay and professional communities
  • In conjunction with the Development Department and other program staff, help develop grant applications, perform grant monitoring and reporting of all program contracts and
    restricted program funds
  • Represent SHARE at events, national conferences and educational/professional development events
  • Responsible for program data collection and monthly reporting
  • Manage Ovarian Cancer Program budget
  • SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

    The successful applicant will have several years of professional experience in program development, evaluation and supervision, including:

  • Experience in health education programming.
  • Knowledge of the cancer community, as a survivor or caregiver
  • Experience with and knowledge of serious health care issues, particularly ovarian cancer
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing and public speaking
  • Willingness to travel
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people: doctors, researchers, participants, cancer survivors.
  • EDUCATION

    B.A., Masters degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Social Work, Nursing or related field helpful but not required. Ovarian Cancer survivor or caregiver helpful.

    To apply, email your resume and a cover letter addressing your background and experience and how it relates to our position requirements to [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.


    Outreach Ambassador

    Position Type: Volunteer

    PURPOSE

    SHARE’s Ambassador Program is a grassroots community organizing effort designed to reach out to African-American, Caribbean, and immigrant women in medically underserved communities throughout the five boroughs of New York City and reduce outcome disparities in patients with breast or ovarian cancer through education and support initiatives.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Ambassadors will learn to give educational presentations in teams of two in medically underserved communities throughout New York City.
  • Ambassadors will also conduct health outreach (material distribution, participation in community events and/or the health outreach activities of organizations)
  • All ambassadors will undergo SHARE Ambassador training and receive mentoring as part of that training. This training will help familiarize them with SHARE, breast and ovarian cancer support, and additional resources.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Survivor of or caregiver for someone diagnosed with Breast or Ovarian Cancer – survivor candidate for the SHARE Ambassador program must have at least one year of survivorship since completing breast treatment such as radiation or chemotherapy
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and familiarity with SHARE Cancer Support and its other programs (or willingness to learn)
  • Comfort and ability to speak in front of large and diverse groups of people within your community.
  • Strong interest in becoming a community educator; willing and comfortable with sharing your personal cancer story as an educational tool
  • Self-starter who can work effectively within a team
  • Willing to learn about and discuss breast and ovarian health information in layperson’s terms at various health fairs, presentations, and other public events.
  • Willing to work on weekdays or weekends as needed
  • LOCATION OF JOB

    Outdoors and Offsite at locations throughout the New York City Metropolitan Area.

    BENEFITS

  • Satisfaction of promoting a valuable service to friends, family, and community.
  • Opportunity to improve the quality of life and well-being of your community with ongoing outreach.
  • Compensated for travel costs.
  • CONTACT:

    Please send your resume and short essay about “Why would you like to be SHARE's Ambassador?” to Aneta Sadej 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