JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB TITLE:  Oncology Counselor

STATUS:  Full- Time

REPORTS TO: Program Director

 

PURPOSE: 

The full-time Cancer Support Community (CSC) Oncology Counselor will provide individual support for patients and family members impacted by cancer within CSC’s service area.

 

SCHEDULE:

This position is full time (40 hours/week). Counseling hours will take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sessions will be provided online and in-person.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

1) Oncology Counseling: Provide assessment, short-term counseling and crisis intervention to individuals and families impacted by cancer in treatment at local cancer centers. Services provided include, but are not limited to, adjustment to illness counseling, depression and anxiety screening and recommendations, and bereavement support.

2) Outreach: Drive awareness of on-site programs including oncology counseling, support groups, healthy lifestyle classes, educational workshops, social programs, and practical assistance. Serve as a primary clinical contact for patients, family members, and other healthcare professionals.

3) Collaboration: Work with medical teams, coordinating care with physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, and other staff.

4) Supervision and training: Utilize clinical supervision individually and in a weekly group setting. All CSC clinicians are supervised by a licensed social worker and participate in weekly clinical reflective supervision with several experts in this field of practice, allowing for clinicians to problem solve difficult cases and collaborate on treatment plans.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling or related field

2) Current clinical license

3) Excellent clinical and therapeutic skills

4) Engaging and confident in working with others of varying disciplines

5) Curious and creative in approaching complex situations

6) Capable of working independently and as a member of a team

7) Proficient computer skills

8) Experience working with diverse populations

9) Proficient in one or more therapeutic modalities (CBT, DBT, etc.)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1) Experience working with oncology population

2) Experience working with multidisciplinary teams

 

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

The CSC is committed to providing equitable access and a safe space for members and staff of any race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and ability. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas and improves the quality of service. The CSC is grounded in a culture of creativity, growth and acceptance.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Taylor Fischman, LMSW, Program Director at taylor@cancersupportannarbor.org.

JOB TITLE: Yoga Instructor

STATUS:  Contract

REPORTS TO: Associate Program Director

 

GENERAL FUNCTION: 

CSC yoga instructors provide gentle yoga classes to people impacted by cancer including patients, survivors, family and friends. Instructors are responsible for creating classes that are safe and comfortable for participants with all levels of experience and ability, including those with significant physical limitations as a result of their cancer. All CSC yoga classes have a chair option, and instructors are encouraged to always start at the most basic level and modify up for more advanced students. Yoga classes are currently being offered in in-person, virtual, and hybrid formats. CSC administrative staff will train all instructors on hybrid class technology and be available to assist as needed to ensure smooth program delivery.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

1) Instruct one weekly yoga class at the Trinity Health Livonia Hospital or Trinity Health Cancer Center Canton.

2) Foster a safe, comfortable class environment for participants of all levels of ability and experience

3) Arrange schedule with Associate Program Director and notify early of any substitute needs when possible

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1) Yoga teacher certification

2) Minimum of 200 hours of experience (RYT 200+)

3) Ability to teach a gentle class that welcomes all abilities

4) Comfort working with individuals impacted by cancer

5) Ability and willingness to be on location at Trinity Health Livonia Hospital or Trinity Health Cancer Center Canton

 

 

 

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

The CSC is committed to providing equitable access and a safe space for members and staff of any race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and ability. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas and improves the quality of service. The CSC is grounded in a culture of creativity, growth and acceptance.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume to trevor@cancersupporannarbor.org