Employment Opportunities

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