Employment Opportunity

Social Worker

Family Reach is seeking a full-time Social Worker to join our growing team in either the New Jersey or Boston offices. The primary responsibility for this role is to screen and process incoming grant requests from families and hospital social workers across the country. The Social Worker will also help to create and deliver additional programs that aim to alleviate the financial toxicity of cancer. Reporting to the Social Work Manager, the Social Worker will be an active member of our programs department.

Family Reach is looking for an experienced social work professional. The ideal candidate would not only have experience working directly with patients, but also be familiar with the oncology setting.

Responsibilities:

The Social Worker will assist with various responsibilities related to the Family Reach mission of providing financial relief and heartfelt support to families fighting cancer. These include:

  • Handle daily communications and relationships with hospital social workers and providing support
  • Screen and process incoming grant requests from hospital social workers
  • Screen and handle communications with families who contact the Foundation directly for assistance
  • Work closely with Family Coordinator and development staff to support various initiatives and events involving hospital partners
  • Assist Family Coordinator to identify and coordinate guest families for special events and other development initiatives
  • Coordinate and execute small scale events involving crafts and games for families at partner hospitals
  • Research community resources and provide advocacy and other navigation services to families
  • Identify and document a wide range of resources to assist patients with financial and other social needs related to cancer treatment
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required, Advanced degree in a related field a plus
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting required
  • Previous experience as a social worker, financial navigator or resource specialist required
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and prioritize while working under multiple deadlines

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, competitive vacation and holidays, and flexible work schedule.

How to Apply: Send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jobs@familyreach.org

Employment Opportunity

Events Manager

Family Reach is seeking a full-time Events Manager to join our growing team in the Boston office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization while overseeing best-in-class events. Family Reach is experiencing a period of tremendous growth, launching programs and bringing on partners that are rapidly increasing our reach. As Family Reach continues to emerge as a leader in this space, unique event opportunities have presented themselves, including being invited to speak at Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot at the White House. The events manager will leverage this momentum, seize opportunities facing the organization and continue the expansion and engagement of our community through events. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated team player committed to the Family Reach mission with excellent project management and problem solving skills. Family Reach is looking for an experienced social work professional. The ideal candidate would not only have experience working directly with patients, but also be familiar with the oncology setting.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include planning and execution of all events, including Family Reach signature events and third party events. Events range from celebrity chef dinners, to athletic events, to think-tanks featuring VIP speakers and government officials. While this role is not a direct fundraising position, the events manager will work closely with the development team to identify and create new events, solicit event sponsors and set the scene to cultivate and engage new and existing supporters.

Event Management:

  • Own and oversee all aspects of the design, development, presentation, and evaluation of Family Reach’s signature events
  • Create and maintain event budgets, which will inform the departmental fundraising plan, the organizational budget, and senior management discussions.
  • Ensure that each signature event meets its fundraising target by working closely with the Development team
  • Plan and execute event logistics, including:
    • Negotiate contracts with event venues
    • Plan all event and sponsor material and coordinate the design and printing
    • Ensure online registration is set up in a timely manner
    • Work with Communications/Marketing team on event promotion, recruitment and post-event communication
    • Manage registration list
    • Work with various vendors for various event-specific needs (AV, Photography, Videography, Venue, etc.)
    • Manage and train volunteers for events and appropriately assign staff roles prior to each event
    • Collaborate with Family Coordinator to ensure grant recipients are represented at each signature event
    • Conduct post-event evaluation of all assigned events in cooperation with event committees/teams to refine events’ best practices
  • Plan and implement program and donor cultivation events working with the Development team
  • Work with Operations team to ensure online, email, and database tools efficiently support events
  • Manage all third-party event logistics for Family Reach, including but not limited to Reach Athlete fundraising events and external partner events benefitting Family Reach.

Development:

  • As an active member of the Development team, hold regular meetings with external constituents to introduce them to the Family Reach mission and/or cultivate donors.
  • Represent Family Reach in multiple fundraising settings including but not limited to:
    • One-on-one meetings with donors
    • Family Reach fundraising events

Some travel is required for this role – up to 25%.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, competitive vacation and holidays, and flexible work schedule.

How to Apply: Send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jobs@familyreach.org

Employment Opportunity

Community Engagement Coordinator/Manager

Family Reach is seeking a full-time Community Engagement Coordinator/Manager to join our growing team in either the New Jersey or Boston offices. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced, mission-driven organization while overseeing our expanding community/membership fundraising initiatives.

The Community Engagement Coordinator/Manager will focus on building and expanding existing peer-to-peer fundraising programs. This new member of our development team will play a critical external role, leading our large network of ambassadors, partners and donors to build a vibrant and engaged community. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, creative and solutions-oriented with proven success working independently and as part of a team. Previous experience with at least one the following is required: peer-to-peer fundraising, volunteer management, community event planning and donor cultivation/stewardship.

Upon hire, the Community Development Manager will complete a comprehensive assessment and analysis of the existing programs to evaluate for viability, long-term stability and growth potential. He/she will then create a strategic plan for each program, which will inform all action plans and annual goals.

Current Family Reach community and membership programs include an athletic fundraising community, a monthly giving program, young professional and student groups, a women’s council and an “In Memory / Honor Of” donation program.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete immediate and ongoing analysis of each program, integrating updates to strategy, outreach and implementation as needed.
  • Create clear and measurable goals regarding membership and fundraising for each program.
  • Prioritize and create an annual budget and timeline for each program.
  • Demonstrate a meaningful and impactful connection to the Family Reach mission for our community members.
  • Develop a tangible sense of community within these groups and our growing network nationwide.
  • Identify and cultivate a volunteer leadership team for each program. Support these teams in their direct outreach, stewardship and fundraising efforts.
  • Work closely with the Family Reach Ambassador/donor community, providing in- house support for their events and fundraising strategies.
  • Act as Family Reach spokesperson at events to effectively communicate the agency’s mission, increasing awareness and community engagement.
  • Identify opportunities for recruitment to community / membership programs through existing Family Reach events when appropriate.
  • Work in collaboration with Communications team to develop and execute a comprehensive marketing campaign for each community/membership program. Act as internal lead on all projects related to community/membership programs.
  • Work in collaboration with the Family Coordinator to respectfully integrate patients and families into community/membership programs when appropriate.
  • Work as a vital member of the Development team in support of the team’s annual goals and objectives.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary range is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement, competitive vacation and holidays, and flexible work schedule.

How to Apply: Send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jobs@familyreach.org

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