Employment Opportunities

Family & Medical Outreach Coordinator

Position Summary: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Family & Medical Outreach Coordinator
builds and maintains supportive relationships with families impacted by TS; establishes and expands
collaborative relationships with medical professionals; and coordinates volunteers to support
agency activities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop, implement, coordinate and continually enhance ongoing programs including:

Family Outreach
▪ Conduct intakes and ongoing support
▪ Ensure all families are informed about the range of supports available from and
through NJCTS
▪ Expand family support opportunities
▪ Collaborate on development and implementation of:
• Family Retreat Weekend
• Leadership Academy
• Other events as assigned
▪ Recruit families for research at TS Cell & DNA Repository at Rutgers

Medical Outreach
▪ Conduct outreach to hospitals and doctors’ offices to increase awareness of NJCTS
medical education programs
▪ Conduct outreach to hospitals and residence programs to schedule Grand Rounds and
other training for doctors, residents and medical staff
▪ Identify experts to add to Physicians Referral List

▪ Research, identify and schedule monthly webinar topics
▪ Identify subject matter experts and work with presenters in developing message
▪ Coordinate webinar logistics in collaboration with Program Coordinator
▪ Facilitate webinar discussions

▪ Recruit, assign, support and retain volunteers
▪ Facilitate corporate and school team participation
▪ Recruit, train and supervise summer interns
• Collect and report on data relative to all program activities above
• Collaborate with staff to ensure successful relationships and participation at
professional conferences
• Represent NJCTS at various community meetings as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in social work, counseling, psychology, human services or related field
• 3-5 years of work experience, ideally in a social work environment
• Demonstrated experience matching resources to recipients
• 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
• Ability to match and then supervise volunteers to organizational need
• Fluency in the use of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram
• 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
& Medical Outreach Coordinator in the subject line.

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