Project Associate Goa Project

Progress is possible, but real progress will only happen if we do it together!

YouWeCan Foundation is a non-profit organisation established by cricketer and cancer survivor Yuvraj Singh, registered under the Bombay Trust Act, 1965. Our Mission is to empower all people to fight cancer, through awareness, early detection, patient support and survivor empowerment. We conduct cancer screening and awareness camps in multiple locations across the country. We also provide financial support  for the cancer treatment of children from underprivileged backgrounds through our empanelled hospitals pan India. Through our initiatives, we ensure that opportunities to detect and fight cancer are equal for all – no matter who you are, your level of education, level of income or where you live in our country. 

 

We are looking for Program Associates with experience in operations and communications. The Program Associate will be responsible for patient navigation, fund facilitation and other operations related to our programs. You should be well organized, proactive, and have the ability to interact professionally with multiple stakeholders.

 

To be successful as a Program Associate at YouWeCan Foundation, you must be able to multi-task and have emotionally intelligent conversations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Patient Navigation - Help cancer patients navigate the healthcare system

  • Psychosocial Counseling and Emotional Support - Help the patients and their families understand the diagnosis and take medically appropriate decisions

  • Fund Facilitation - assist patients to mobilize funds for their treatment through government and non-government schemes

  • Follow-Up with patients for regular treatment updates

  • Help patients communicate better with their doctors & Hospital Social Work Department by mediating conversations with doctors

  • Organize events like Cancer Survivor Day to boost morale of medical staff and survivors

  • Help patients and their families avail support services like blood donation, palliative care, ambulance service etc. by connecting them to relevant service providers/partners.

Requirements:

  • Location: Gurgaon

  • MSW /MSc Psychology or Counselling/MPH

  • 2 years of experience in counselling, patient care or other related roles in the healthcare space

  • Experience in the non-profit/social impact space is preferred

  • Excellent professional communication skills

  • Ability to communicate professionally in English and Hindi

  • Demonstrate high EQ and integrity

  • Be a good team player

How to apply?

Write to us at careers@youwecan.org along with the below mentioned documents.

  1. Cover Letter explaining ‘Why you want to be a Program Associate at YouWeCan and why you are the right fit for the role.’

  2. Latest Resume/CV