Regional Manager, Philadelphia Hospital Outreach: The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund, Inc.

Posted January 9th, 2019 at 11:25 am.

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides “a different kind of healing” to more than 20,000 seriously ill children and family members annually – all completely free of charge. For many of these children and families, Hole in the Wall provides multiple Camp experiences throughout the year at the facility in Ashford, Conn., in more than 40 hospitals and clinics, directly in camper homes and communities, and through other outreach activities across the Northeast.

The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund is currently seeking a highly motivated, uniquely qualified individual to supervise the Philadelphia regional team of Hospital Outreach Specialists. This person will support and strengthen Camp’s relationships with participating medical facilities. They will work as a member of the HOP leadership team to advance the Camp’s mission.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  1. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and mentors Hospital Outreach Specialists in assigned region.
  2. Coordinates development and delivery of HOP programs and activities throughout the region, encouraging idea sharing and ensuring consistent representation of Camp philosophy.
  3. Oversees Camp Week programming at CHOP and coordination of planning (including of supplies, volunteers, activities, and communication with hospital contacts) in advance and as well as implementation during the week of the event.
  4. Plans and implements orientation for all new HOP Specialists, including review of HOP trainings, shadowing, introductions and tours of assigned medical facilities, and other training as needed. Coordinates all credentialing and required paperwork for new employees.
  5. Supervises and communicates regularly with HOP Specialists.
  6. Meets and communicates regularly with HOP Director, collaborating in development, implementation, and tracking of programs to support department goals and mission.
  7. Serves as primary liaison with assigned medical facilities, ensuring that they see HOP as a valuable adjunct to their services.
  8. Engages HOP team in management of administrative functions including, but not limited to: scheduling, volunteer coordination, paperwork coordination, event preparation and facilitation, risk review, etc.
  9. Plans and facilitates meetings and in-service trainings for HOP Specialists as needed including for professional development and staff care.
  10. In conjunction with the Director of Research and Evaluation, implements measurement tools to evaluate program success and stakeholder satisfaction for all Camp programs. Creates and implements changes to further improve and grow programs.
  11. In conjunction with the HOP Director, develops and manages regional budget.
  12. Engages in public relations and outreach to medical facilities in region, providing information about HOP services and developing relationships and opportunities to expand the understanding of the program and facilitate connections to other Camp programs.
  13. Assists with special projects and performs additional duties as assigned.

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Hospital Outreach Specialists in assigned region.

Required Education and Experience:

  1. Minimum three years’ previous experience working with children dealing with chronic or life-threatening illness.
  2. Strong preference for previous professional experience within the SeriousFun Network Camps.
  3. Preference for creative arts/teaching experience.
  4. Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, or other related field.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Well-developed communication skills, both written and oral.
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft 365 Suite.
  3. Ability to establish positive relationships with a variety of people in multicultural environments.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  1. Coaching of staff will be primarily conducted in the hospital or in the clinic.
  2. Ability to demonstrate activities.
  3. Ability to transport approximately 40 pounds of supplies to service delivery sites, using cart or other means including occasional use moving van for Camp Week.
  4. Occasional attendance at additional HITWG events. Successful completion of pre-employment medical requirements of assigned hospitals, which may include physical exam and immunizations. Valid driver’s license and driving record which meets HITWG insurance carrier requirements. Ability to travel to regional worksites and organization meetings.
  5. Availability for occasional overnight travel to other HOP regions as well as the Development office and Ashford site.

How To Apply

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides a very competitive salary, a generous benefits package, and growth opportunities for high contributors. Please send your resume and cover letter to Due to the volume of resumes received, you will be contacted only if there is interest in pursuing your application. No phone calls please.

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of age, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex, and is committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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