Reports to the Director of Programs

Do you want to work for the coolest nonprofit in cancer and the join the absolute best team in the industry? Stupid Cancer is the leader in adolescent and young adult cancer support, education, and advocacy. Founded in 2007, Stupid Cancer has spent 15 years pursuing our mission to help empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer by ending isolation and building community. 

We are excited to expand our programs team by hiring a part-time Program Manager. For this new role, we are looking for someone with a social work background to facilitate sessions and bring content-area expertise. Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Program Manager will be responsible for implementing and supporting the development of Stupid Cancer programming, including discussion sessions, educational webinars, and other special events. 

The schedule for this Part-Time position will combine flexible weekday office hours and programs scheduled primarily for afternoons, evenings, and weekends, totaling approximately 20 hours per month. The Stupid Cancer team reports to our New York City headquarters 2 days a week, therefore local candidates are preferred; however remote candidates will also be considered.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Plan & facilitate Stupid Cancer discussion sessions and presentations on core AYA topics (including, but not limited to, mental health, infertility, body image, financial toxicity, long-term survivorship, etc)
  • Support development and planning of future program topics and curriculum.
  • Create comprehensive mental health support strategy for in-person events
  • On-site support and facilitation at CancerCon Live and other special events
  • Recruit and liaise with AYA programs at hospitals and cancer centers.
  • Help build strategic vision for supportive services for AYAs
  • Assist other departments, as needed.


  • Master’s degree in social work
  • A minimum of 2 years of related professional experience
  • Experience with AYA cancer or chronically ill patients preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent group facilitation and public speaking skills
  • Strong organization and time management
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States; no sponsorship provided.


The salary range for this part-time, non-exempt position is $25,000-45,000, based on credentials and experience. Eligible to participate in 401K Plan.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume (addressing qualification requirements) to [email protected]