Position Overview and Impact

Manage Komen Puget Sound’s resource list. Respond to requests from breast cancer patients and survivors and create tracking report with requested information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answer calls and emails from Komen Puget Sound’s resource line.
  • Continually check and update resource list; work with Digital Communications Manager to keep online resources updated
  • Update and review Susan G. Komen’s national-level resources
  • Create a tracking tool to track number of calls, time spent, resources requested
  • Meet with staff regularly to update current trends

Qualifications

  • Commitment to Komen Puget Sound’s vision and mission
  • Understanding of online resources, attention to detail when researching information
  • Good listener, able to answer calls and determine needs of caller
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel & Word)
  • Experience with WordPress desired, although not required

Training and Support Provided

Komen Puget Sound 101, Cancer Lifeline mentor class and Susan G. Komen 101 online training, and at least quarterly support from Komen Puget Sound staff to help plan activities, monitor progress and assist with problem-solving.

Time Commitment

Average 8-10 hours a month after completion of training, with options to work from home and on a flexible schedule.

Length of Commitment

Minimum of one year requested.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Assist Komen Puget Sound in spreading awareness and attracting new supporters to the breast cancer cause
  • Build and utilize skills in program management and gain skills in volunteer engagement
  • Build and utilize public speaking skills
  • Develop and mobilize a network of community contacts
  • Staff training on common breast cancer issues

Staff Collaborator

Community Engagement Manager

Location

Aside from meetings and training at the Komen Puget Sound office, much of the work can be done from home.

Contact Person

Dawn Sanders, Community Engagement Manager, dawn@pskomen.org; 206.633.0303 X 117.