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Program Manager

Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee


Job Summary


Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s mission is to ensure all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community.

Free of charge to everyone, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, provides a gathering place where people with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to actively build social and emotional support as a supplement to regular medical care. Our evidence-based program includes support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops, mind-body classes, social activities, educational lectures and community resource information. Offering approximately 60 professionally led support and networking groups, and over 50 educational workshops and lectures every month, Gilda’s Club Nashville is able to make a tangible difference in the lives of those impacted by cancer. We build community, so no one has to face cancer alone.

We are currently seeking a licensed mental health professional, oncology experience a plus, with master’s degree or higher to join a richly experienced clinical team.

20 hours per week at $25/hour, totaling $26,500 for the year. Work hours are negotiable, at least one evening a week is required.

  • Must be multitasker with a flexible attitude and comfortable with the uncertainty that working with people affected by cancer can bring.
  • Must value cultivating relationships, be authentic and compassionate, display appropriate boundaries, and be proficient in applying self-care.





Job Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities to include providing emotional support to people impacted by all types and stages of cancer, with the primary focus being on orientation, intake/assessment, distress screening, and resource/referral for new members.

Will also include support group facilitation, member retention, and other duties as assigned.


Licensed mental health professional with master’s degree or higher. Oncology experience a plus,

Additional Information


20 hours per week at $25/hour, totaling $26,500 for the year. Includes paid vacation and sick days.

How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter and resume or request further information to Allison Yonker, Program Director No phone calls, please.


  • Date Posted: September 2, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 20 hrs/wk; M-F, hrs negotiable; 1 evening required