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We are currently seeking qualified candidates for our Program Director Position.  Please send your resume and a cover letter to: Gail Riedasch at: gail@bcrecovery.org

 

Position Title:            Program Director

Objective:                  Breast Cancer Recovery’s Program Director is responsible to oversee planning and delivery of Infinite Boundaries retreats and programs that support women following a diagnosis of breast cancer. 

Key Responsibilities:

Program Development

  • Utilize current research and best practices to ensure the Infinite Boundaries retreat curriculum responds to the changing needs of women with breast cancer.  
  • Research or develop new resources to supplement the Infinite Boundaries retreat curriculum. 
  • Use innovation to develop programs that address the needs of the population served. 
  • Use technology to deliver programs as appropriate. 
  • Design, collect, and analyze program evaluations from staff, volunteers and program participants using the input to drive programmatic changes.

Program Delivery

  • Recruit, train and retain Infinite Boundaries volunteers and logisticians.
  • Establish an annual Infinite Boundaries schedule with volunteer assignments.
  • Oversee contracts with retreat sites and activity instructors.
  • Oversee the ordering, inventory and packing/delivery of Infinite Boundaries supplies and equipment.
  • Identify and schedule regional assistants as needed (i.e. naturalists, artisans, kayak instructors, chefs).
  • Lead pre-retreat planning and post-retreat debriefing sessions with Infinite Boundaries teams.
  • Manage the participant recruitment and registration process for each Infinite Boundaries retreat. 
  • Ensure efforts are made to fill all retreats.
  • Attend all Infinite Boundaries retreats.
  • Deliver or coordinate delivery of new programs.

Resource Development and Outreach

  • Build and sustain relationships with other like-minded health and wellness organizations. 
  • Keep current on services provided by other organizations serving women with breast cancer. 
  • Promote Breast Cancer Recovery programs by giving presentations, participating in media interviews, writing for publication. 
  • Promote the Infinite Boundaries retreat program to breast cancer survivors and health care providers.
  • Establish criteria and use it to identify and evaluate new Infinite Boundaries sites. 

Other

  • The Program Director will report directly to the Executive Director.
  • The Program Director will work with Executive Director to create and monitor program budgets.
  • The Program Director will attend Breast Cancer Recovery Board of Directors meetings to provide program updates as requested.
  • Well qualified candidate will have intimate knowledge of breast cancer issues.
  • Some evening and weekend hours are required to attend fundraisers, conferences, expos, etc.

Background and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of related experience.

Program development experience required.

Training and/or curriculum development experience a plus.

Experience managing volunteers a plus.

Experience in group facilitation a plus.

Experience with developing program to be delivered online or using technology a plus.

Computer literacy required (PC Windows environment, Microsoft Office)

Travel involved.

  

Send resume and cover letter to:

Breast Cancer Recovery

2800 Royal Avenue

Suite 210

Madison, WI  53713

or email to:

gail@bcrecovery.org