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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.

Samaritans is an equal opportunity employer.  Samaritans will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis, including  race, age, color, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), sex, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions(including breast feeding), creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, any veteran status, citizenship status, any military service or application for military service, genetic testing or carrier status in any other category protected under the law.

Full-Time Positions

Helpline Training Manager

The Helpline Training Manager (HTM) leads the Crisis Services team’s work to identify, train and support crucial volunteers for Samaritans. The HTM is responsible for facilitating and maintaining the integrity of the organization’s online and in-person training content. The role presents a major opportunity for a motivated professional to help build Samaritans’ successful use of LearnUpon, our new learning management system (LMS), impacting the skill level of the volunteers and the effectiveness of our services.

Database Manager

The Database Manager is responsible for supporting and maintaining the integrity of the organization’s Salesforce database. They will work closely with Samaritans development, program, and communications staff, helping them learn and integrate Salesforce and associated programs into their work. The role presents a major opportunity for a motivated professional to help build Samaritans’ successful use of Salesforce, Pardot, and Classy, impacting the effectiveness of our staff and services. The ability to connect with the mission, vision and values of Samaritans is vital; familiarity with the issue of suicide prevention is a plus.

Leadership Gifts Officer

The Leaderships Gifts Officer will be responsible for identifying and leveraging planned and deferred gift opportunities. They 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.

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.