AVAILABLE POSITIONS

West Virginia Program Coordinator

Location: part in-person at WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital and part remote
The West Virginia Program Coordinator is dedicated to facilitating mentorships and friendships for kids, adolescents, and young adults with cancer (ages 5-26) at WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital. The core elements of the role are spending time with kids/young adults in the hospital, scheduling mentor-mentee visits virtually and in-person, facilitating long-term friendships/ mentorships, coordinating with staff at WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital, incorporating psychosocial and school/career preparedness strategies, measuring outcomes, and building close-knit relationships with families, young adults, and mentors. The Program Coordinator is the face of the organization to WV participants.

Assistant Manager

Location: Remote (anywhere in the U.S.) or, if preferred, our Pittsburgh office
The Assistant Manager will serve as a key member of our leadership team, help build internal systems, work directly with our kids and young adults, fill in for coworkers, and find mentors nationwide. This coworker will work in tandem with the Senior Program Manager in all aspects of the program as Connecting Champions continues to expand across the country. This coworker has three core roles: (1) Assisting the leadership team (20 hours), (2) Directly serving the kids and young adults in Connecting Champions (8 hours), and (3) Finding mentors for all participants (5 hours).

Grand Rapids Program Coordinator

Location: Grand Rapids, MI (Remote with periodic in-person programming)
The Grand Rapids Program Coordinator is dedicated to facilitating mentoring friendships for young adults with cancer (up to age 26) throughout central and western Michigan. The core elements of the role are scheduling mentor-mentee visits virtually and in-person, coordinating with staff at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, incorporating school and career preparedness strategies, measuring outcomes, and building close-knit relationships with families, young adults, and mentors. This coworker will help provide the resources and guidance for young adults with cancer to be prepared for life beyond the disease. The Program Coordinator will be the face of the organization to central/western MI participants.

Pittsburgh Program Specialist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Remote or in our East Liberty office)
The Pittsburgh Program Specialist is dedicated to facilitating mentoring friendships for young adult and kid cancer survivors (up to age 26) throughout central and western Pennsylvania. The role consists of two pieces: (1) building mentor-mentee relationships and (2) designing and facilitating quarterly group school/career preparedness workshops. This coworker will help provide the resources and guidance for young adult/kid cancer survivors to be prepared for life beyond the disease. The Program Specialist will be one of the faces of the organization.

Reach Out to Us

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