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Thank you for your interest in joining the Free to Breathe staff. 

We are seeking:

Regional Event Manager
Volunteer Superheroes

Regional Event Manager

Fundraising rock stars wanted!

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to make a difference? Free to Breathe is a growing non-profit organization dedicated to doubling the lung cancer survival rate. We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, results-driven Regional Events Manager who is responsible for achieving fundraising and awareness goals within the Northeast, U.S region. Start your new career today and join the movement to defeat lung cancer!

Typical responsibilities include:
  • Maximize fundraising by identifying, cultivating and soliciting new relationships and participation including corporate sponsorships, teams, event activation committee volunteers and other event stakeholders
  • Provide oversight for and implementation of multiple community events; serve as an organizational ambassador at each Northeast, U.S regional event
  • Ensure seamless organization, management and execution of event logistics and production
  • Create, manage and steward individual event budgets
  • Serve as the local primary contact and fundraising coach to answer queries / requests from event constituents
Ideal candidates will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or similar field; non profit management degree and/or fundraising coursework preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years successful peer-to-peer fundraising/sales experience with a proven track record of revenue growth
  • Previous volunteer management experience desired
  • Exceptional communication, relationship building, organizational, problem solving & project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a results-oriented culture of accountability
  • Home office based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, or Rhode Island area preferred
  • No relocation assistance is provided
  • 50% travel throughout the Northeast, U.S. is required
To Apply:

Volunteer Superheroes

Do you have the heart of a superhero?  Are you looking to help out others and be a part of something that is bigger than yourself?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people fighting cancer?  If so, Free to Breathe needs YOU!  We are a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling the lung cancer survival rate by the year 2022.  We support and fund innovative lung cancer research through fundraising events held throughout the country.  It is an exciting and energetic group of people involved with our organization! 

However, funding research and fundraising is a lot of work and that is why we need smart, energetic, and dedicated volunteer superheroes like you – who deep down want to make a difference in the world!  Our volunteer schedules are flexible, with most jobs requiring 1-2 hours per week. 

Typical volunteer opportunities include:
  • Counting and banding educational materials for distribution
  • Assembling patient packets
  • Inventory assistance
  • General office assistance
  • Shipping
  • Special projects and much more!
  • Madison, WI
Get Started:
  • If you are the superhero we seek, email and let us know you are ready to start volunteering today and join the movement to defeat lung cancer!


Free to Breathe provides a comprehensive, competitive benefits package:

Health and Wellness Benefits
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Summer Hours Program 
  • Flexible Work Schedules
Financial Security & Retirement Benefits
  • Group Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
Additional Benefits
  • Employer paid Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance Program
  • Will Preparation Program
  • Work/Life Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking at the National Office
  • Professional Development/Education Opportunities

Interested? Apply today!

Learn about our values.

Free to Breathe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, provision of services, staff employment and selection of board members, volunteers and vendors. 

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