Career Opportunities

OPEN POSITION: Director of Development and Community Relations

You are a collaborative, highly-skilled leader who seeks the opportunity to bring your unique vision to a dynamic, growing nonprofit organization. As the Dempsey Center’s director of development and community relations, you will be responsible for creating and executing strategic development and public relations plans to further the Dempsey Center’s mission of improving the quality of life of people impacted by cancer.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Development and Community Relations reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of all fundraising activities, grant writing, planned giving and capital campaigns, including creating and executing a comprehensive development plan, incorporating individual donor cultivation, special events (including the Dempsey Challenge), an annual fund campaign, and corporate and foundation giving. Job responsibilities also include oversight of marketing, corporate communications and media relations.  This position works closely with the Development & Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors and has direct management accountable for the Development and Communications staff.

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OPEN POSITION: Oncology Massage Therapist

Location: South Portland
Hours: 20 hours/week
Licensure: Requires active licensure in Massage Therapy by the State of Maine

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Oncology Massage Therapist is a Licensed Massage Therapist who provides therapeutic massage to Dempsey Center clients for the promotion of general wellness and the reduction of stress and pain. Massage sessions take place at the Dempsey Center South Portland location.  Position requirements include; licensure in massage therapy from the State of Maine, completion of a Society for Oncology Massage-approved foundational oncology massage training program, and current CPR or BCLS Certification.  The Oncology Massage Therapist is well-versed in best practice approaches for oncology massage, especially modifying massage therapy for the effects of cancer and cancer treatment, and communicating effectively with healthcare professionals.  The Oncology Massage Therapist collaborates as a member of the Dempsey Center team for the provision of comprehensive client care.

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OPEN CONTRACT STATUS POSITION: Licensed Acupuncturist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Licensed Acupuncturist provides acupuncture services in a Community/Group style setting as part of the Complementary Therapies programs offered at the Dempsey Center.  Position requirements include; excellent clinical acupuncture skills, knowledge of best practice approaches in acupuncture – especially acupuncture in the oncology setting, licensure in acupuncture from the State of Maine, certification by the National Certification Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) or eligibility for same, and active professional liability insurance.  Completion of additional coursework in acupuncture for the oncology patient preferred. Collaborates as a member of the Acupuncture Team for the provision of quality client care and works closely with the Complementary Therapies Coordinator.  Participates in once quarterly Team meetings and identifies areas for quality and process improvement activities.

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