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Interested in becoming a Samaritans’ staff member?
Take a look at our open positions below and apply today by submitting a cover letter and resume to jobs@samaritanshope.org. Be sure to include the position title and your name in the subject line.

Full-Time Positions

Leadership Gifts Officer

The Leadership Gifts Officer plays a key role in Samaritans’ development efforts by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding current and future leadership donors who contribute to Samaritans suicide prevention work. The Leaderships Gifts Officer will also be responsible for identifying and leveraging planned and deferred gift opportunities. The Leadership Gifts Officer will work closely with Samaritans Chief Development Officer, Executive Director, and program staff, as well as volunteer leadership, including some members of the Board of Directors and Samaritans Council. The role presents a major opportunity for a motivated professional to help build upon Samaritans successful Life Saving Society (donors who annually contribute $1,000 or more) and develop a community of individual and family investors committed to preventing suicide in Massachusetts. Samaritans saves lives with a 24/7 Helpline, grief support services, and extensive community education and outreach. The ability to connect with the mission, vision and values of Samaritans is vital; familiarity with the issue of suicide prevention is a plus.

Human Resources Generalist

Samaritans has an outstanding opportunity for an individual committed to mental health and interested in a career in the Human Resources profession. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is responsible for all aspects of internal and external HR related matters.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment- staff and volunteers, affirmative action and employment law compliance.  Samaritans suicide prevention work saves lives with a 24/7 helpline, grief support services and extensive community education and outreach. The ability to connect with the mission, vision and values of Samaritans is vital; familiarity with the issue of suicide prevention is a plus.

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 (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.  

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.