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Interested in becoming a Samaritans’ staff member? Take a look at our open positions below and apply today.

Full-Time Positions

Special Events Coordinator

Samaritans is seeking a Special Events Coordinator to join our development team. Working as part of a four-person team, the Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing annual fundraising events, which deliver significant revenue for Samaritans, from start to finish. This includes coordinating corporate and in-kind sponsorships, volunteer recruitment and coordination, venue and vendor management, budget tracking, and event communications. Samaritans’ events include a 5K run/walk for 2,000 people in the fall, Breakfast for Hope for 700 people in the spring, support of a Boston Marathon Team, and various smaller events and meetings throughout the year. This is a great opportunity to really take ownership of large fundraising events while increasing your knowledge of the fundraising and non-profit field. 

Community Education & Outreach Coordinator

Samaritans is seeking a Community Education & Outreach Coordinator to provide support to the Community Education & Outreach Director for our ongoing Community Education & Outreach services in order for the agency to fulfill its mission of serving the isolated, despairing, and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening.  Specifically, this position will support suicide prevention education and resiliency skill-building to youth, older adults, and gatekeepers (those likely to be in contact with at risk populations).

Volunteer Coordinator

Samaritans is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to support adult and teen volunteers, ensuring 24/7 coverage of our helpline in order for the agency to fulfill of its mission of serving the isolated, despairing, and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening. Full time: Tuesday- Saturday.

Volunteer Coordinator for Training

Samaritans is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator for Training to support adult and teen volunteers, ensuring 24/7 coverage of our helpline in order for the agency to fulfill of its mission of serving the isolated, despairing, and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening.  In addition, this position supports the Training & Quality Improvement Manager with administrative tasks related to but not limited to all training classes. This position requires the ability to have a flexible schedule with evening and weekend requirements

Overnight Helpline Coordinator (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Samaritans is seeking an Overnight Helpline Coordinator to ensure 24/7 coverage by responding to helpline calls and supporting and supervising volunteers responding to helpline calls during the overnight (11p-7a EST) shift. The coordinator will provide and oversee the emotional support given to helpline callers in order for the agency to fulfill its mission of serving the isolated, despairing and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening.  

Part-Time Positions

Overnight Helpline Coordinator (Part-Time or Full-Time)

Samaritans is seeking an Overnight Helpline Coordinator to ensure 24/7 coverage by responding to helpline calls and supporting and supervising volunteers responding to helpline calls during the overnight (11p-7a EST) shift. The coordinator will provide and oversee the emotional support given to helpline callers in order for the agency to fulfill its mission of serving the isolated, despairing and suicidal through compassionate and non-judgmental listening.  

Internships

Special Events Intern

Samaritans is seeking a Special Events Intern for 15-20 hours per week who enjoys a growth-oriented environment to oversee aspects of our annual fundraising events. This position reports to Samaritans’ Development Manager.

Crisis Services Intern

Samaritans is currently seeking interns to staff our 24/7 suicide prevention helpline.

Development and Marketing Intern

Samaritans is seeking a Development and Marketing Intern for 15-20 hours per week who enjoys a growth-oriented environment to oversee aspects of our annual fundraising activities. This position reports to Samaritans’ Manager of Marketing and Communications and Samaritans’ Development Manager.

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