Employment Opportunities

NJCTS is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Family Outreach and Volunteer Program Coordinator

Position Summary: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Family Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator organizes and maintains family support and volunteer recruitment programs.

Key Responsibilities:   

  • Develops, implements, manages, and continually enhances ongoing programs including
    • Family support, including intakes and ongoing support
      • Ensures all families are informed about the range of support available from and through NJCTS
    • Manages and expands family support opportunities
    • Physician referral program
      • Conducts outreach to hospitals and doctors’ offices to increase awareness of NJCTS medical education programs
      • Identify experts to add to Physicians Referral List
    • Medical outreach program
      • Conducts outreach to hospitals and residence programs to schedule medical training for doctors, residents, and other medical staff
    • Volunteer recruitment, assignment, support, and retention to include corporate and school team participation
    • Summer Intern recruitment, training, and supervision
  • Collaborates on development and implementation
    • Family Retreat Weekend
    • Leadership Academy
    • Others as assigned
  • Collaborates with Staff to ensure successful relationships and participation at conferences for professionals
  • Collects and reports on data relative to all program activities including family support, Family Retreat Weekend, physician referral list, and volunteer program
  • Represents NJCTS at various community and county based organizational meetings as appropriate
  • Ensures that all families are referred to Rutgers repository as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in social work, counseling, psychology, or human services
  • 3-5 years of work experience, ideally in a social work environment
  • Demonstrated experience matching resources to recipients
  • Ability to match and then supervise volunteers to organizational need
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Self starter and creative thinker
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and analytical skills
  • Experience with identifying/analyzing needs toward program improvement
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to carry weight of up to 15 lbs (relative to conference table set up) 

Compensation and Application Process

Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar non-profit organizations. This is a full-time position based in Somerville, NJ.

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Resumes@njcts.org. Please use Family Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line.

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