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.
- 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.
- 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.
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:
Training and Support:
How to Apply:
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.