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Program Manager

Bridges for End-of-Life
April 18, 2016
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Who We Are:
Bridges for End-of-Life is a Lowcountry nonprofit that helps individuals and families navigate challenging end-of-life realities. We educate the community about end-of-life issues, strengthen healthcare workers’ & caregiving professionals’ ability to support patients, enable children to grieve, heal & grow after the death of a loved one, and empower families to make the most informed choices possible.

Position Description:
We are looking for a well-organized, self-motivated professional, with a creative & playful spirit, that can work autonomously as well as collaboratively in a start-up environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Program Management & Development (~60%) – Responsibility for planning, implementing, & evaluating three core programs that are staffed by licensed & trained facilitators and volunteers:
1) Rainbows – School-based grief support groups (15- 20 per year) for elementary & middle school students
2) Shannon’s Hope – Overnight camp for grieving children/youth ages 6-15 (Spring & Fall)
3) Professional Education Workshops – A series (6) half-day workshops for healthcare professionals & caregivers

• Donor Stewardship & Knowledge Management (~10%) – Maintain & manage contact/donor database including data/donation entry

• Collaborate with Executive Director on Projects (10%) – Provide thought leadership as well as project management support for additional programmatic, development, and operational initiatives

• Administrative Support (~20%) – Provide basic logistical support for program activities as well as board and committee meetings

Additional Details:
Full-time Exempt
Reports to Executive Director
Salary: Competitive & commensurate with experience
Benefits: Paid Vacation & Holidays, Health & Wellness Stipend, Flexible Work Environment, Professional Development Budget

Bachelor’s Degree
Car & license for local travel
Technology acumen
Fluency with MS Office suite
Strong ability to communicate effectively (verbal & written)
Ability to plan, prioritize & multi-task
Excellent project management capability
Comfort with providing emotional support to people of all ages (children to seniors)
Ability to start no later than April 18

Master of Social Work (or comparable)
Passionate connection to our mission
3-7 years professional experience
Familiarity with end-of-life issues, health care industry, grief support
Experience working with children, seniors and/or health care professionals
Experience leading and developing training
Comfort with public speaking
Experience using a donor database (especially Salesforce)
March 13, 2016
Send cover letter & resume to:
Attn: Jonathan Wright
P.O. Box 417
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465
Jonathan Wright