Cancer CAREpoint Job Openings

Development Associate (Full-Time)

Job Description

Join a team committed to ensuring that no one faces cancer alone.

The Development Associate is an integral member of the Cancer CAREpoint team with responsibility for supporting the Development & Marketing Director and the Executive Director in meeting the fundraising goals of the organization through donor stewardship, communications, and special event coordination. The Development Associate assists with general operation of development and fundraising efforts with primary responsibility for donor database management, report and contact list production, special event coordination, and communications to ensure excellent donor engagement.

The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and Marketing as part of a dynamic team with opportunities for growth. The ideal candidate is incredibly detail-oriented in every aspect of the position and completes work in a timely manner. The Development Associate must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, be helpful, and must be able to work with a wide variety of contacts—including donors, volunteers, and the Board of Directors.  This position will perform the essential functions below, and other duties as assigned per department needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development Outreach & Stewardship:
    • Participate in donor engagement campaigns including phone calls and meetings
    • Distribute bi-monthly e-newsletter in coordination with key staff
    • Manage communication and support with community organizations hosting service projects and fundraisers
    • Manage mailings for events, appeals, newsletters, and other donor communication, including coordination with office manager and relevant vendors
  • Special Event Production:
    • Assist with coordination of event logistics for Annual Garden Party including guest or participant communication, event production tasks, auction management, and staff training for registration, committee support including meeting agendas and minutes.
    • Maintain master prospective sponsor and participant invitation lists
    • Support sponsor benefit fulfillment and communication
    • Provide primary leadership for annual Golf Tournament
    • Other event-related activities as assigned

Position Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience in a related field or relevant skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Raisers Edge or similar donor management system required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite & Outlook
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Impeccable customer service skills
  • Relationship builder and team player
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Passionate about the mission of Cancer CAREpoint and supporting cancer patients and families in our community.

Annual Compensation Range: $65,000-$75,000, full-time, hourly, non-exempt position

Location: On-site, Cancer CAREpoint’s office, 2512 Samaritan Ct., Suite A, San Jose, CA  95124

Benefits: Cancer CAREpoint provides medical, dental, and vision benefits to employees, paying 80% of the monthly cost. A $50,000 death benefit Life Insurance Policy and a Long-Term Disability Policy are both 100% paid for by Cancer CAREpoint. A 401K is also available. Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Pay are also included.

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Margaret Caldwell . Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No phone calls please.  Cancer CAREpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.

Therapist/Social Worker – LMFT/LCSW/LPCC
(24-32 hours per week)

Job Description

Join a team committed to ensuring that no one faces cancer alone.

Cancer CAREpoint provides personalized support to patients, survivors, families and caregivers in Silicon Valley. We are seeking counselors who want to help clients navigate the practical, psychological and emotional impacts of cancer. Cancer CAREpoint is the only community-based organization in Silicon Valley providing direct non-medical support programs to patients and family members no matter where they receive their medical care, their insurance status or cancer type, all at no cost.

Our counseling services are offered on a short-term basis using the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy model. We do not provide in-house services for acute psychiatric needs or severe mental illness, and do not diagnose or engage in insurance billing for our services. All charting is to licensure and internal organizational standards. Caseloads are realistic and are expected to be healthy and sustainable for the clinical staff, we believe in wellness for our staff as well as our clients.

This is a part-to-full time position (24-32 hours per week), Monday through Friday. Cancer CAREpoint primarily offers services between 9a-5p, however some groups and programs may require occasional evening hours. Services and programs are offered virtually and in-person for clients.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling (registered with CA BBS: LCSW, LMFT, LPCC)
  • 3-5 years professional experience in a community, hospital-based or mental health setting.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).
  • Experience providing telehealth and in-person services.
  • Experience working with clients with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses.
  • Strong written and oral communication; excellent record keeping.
  • Excellent clinical and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community health, welfare and social agencies.
  • Possess basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with client/case-management software
  • Working knowledge of legal and ethical issues governing direct service delivery including, but not limited to, HIPPA and mandated reporting requirements.

Job Duties and Tasks:

  • Meet with cancer patients, family members, caregivers to assess non-medical needs
  • Provide case management and advocacy, referrals to appropriate services
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling
  • Facilitate support groups
  • Develop/facilitate psychoeducational programs/seminars as assigned
  • Collaborate with representatives from other agencies
  • Other duties as assigned.

To learn more about Cancer CAREpoint, visit Please email your cover letter and resume to Morrigan Bruce ().  Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.