The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) Program Manager Position Description
Position Title: Program Manager
Compensation: Reflective of industry metrics and commensurate with experience
Benefits: Personal Time Off, Holiday Pay, 100% Remote from Denver Front Range (i.e., must be local candidate), Professional Education allowance, computer and printer provided.
Reports to: Executive Director
Mission and Purpose:
The mission of the Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) is to support the prevention and treatment of limb-threatening conditions due to tumor, trauma or infection. The goal of the Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for individuals facing these conditions through patient assistance, education and research.
The Program Manager is a new position for The Limb Preservation Foundation that calls for significant past experience in volunteer management and an individual who thrives in mission-focused work and program development. The ideal candidate is a team player who is comfortable in a small organization that requires multitasking. We are seeking someone who will have an excellent fit with our team with an easy going personality willing to demonstrate flexibility, humor and adapt to rapidly changing situations if/when needed. This individual is service-oriented with strong relationship skills for dealing with volunteers and the medical community. The candidate demonstrates respect for chain of command.
Responsibilities and Specific Duties:
- Develops robust infrastructure to attract volunteers, collect and manage volunteer data.
- Develop volunteer recruitment, training and recognition programs.
- Create volunteer intake through LPF website and work with marketing specialist to attract quality volunteers, matching them with satisfying roles.
- Manages and monitors volunteer hours and contributions.
- Working with a volunteer taskforce, responsible for creation of a peer support program.
- The Peer Support Program (mentor/mentee) will be a new program. The program manager will develop the Peer Support Program to initially serve essential needs. The long-term vision will be to grow it in scope, scale and sophistication.
- Establish development of categories for peer assistance, for example, new amputee, limb rescue/trauma, limb rescue/cancer, family member group.
- Participate in development of training program curriculum and ongoing documentation needed for mentors.
- Creation of peer matching mechanisms, i.e., through LPF website, social media, etc.
- Identifies community outreach partners and maintains relationships with healthcare communities.
- Staffs scientific review committee responsible for the education section of the LPF website.
- Will staff patient assistance committee that reviews mini-grant applications for patients in need of financial assistance while undergoing limb treatment.
- Will work with database assistant who will administer patient assistance grants correspondence.
- Staffs peer support committee.
- Will work collaboratively with the marketing/development specialist in relation to the outreach committee.
- Will have special event responsibilities.
- Will assist with grant writing.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree and nonprofit experience
- Must have 3-5 years of past experience in volunteer management
- Highly organized
- Collaborative and team oriented
- Demonstrates strong leadership and interpersonal communications
- Individual with positive outlook and team orientation
- Must be willing to travel locally with a reliable form of transportation
- Past experience with maintaining highly confidential information and the ability to work with others with different backgrounds while demonstrating a high level of customer service
- Must have valid driver’s license
- Job offer contingent on background check and strong references, particularly from past employers.
To Apply: Include resume and a cover note that specifically describes how your past experience would be a match for this role. Provide reference contact information for 3-5 references with 2 being past supervisors. References will not be contacted without your prior permission if that is requested during the interview process. Candidates who do not provide complete applications will not be considered. Employee probation period is six months from start date. Email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews will begin immediately with a targeted start date by mid-January 2021.