Whether you are new to volunteer management or in need of a basic refresher, this is for you! Learn basic tools for supporting and integrating volunteers into your work program. We will review strategies to effectively engage volunteers, benefits of matching the right volunteer to the right volunteer position, and how to ensure volunteers are rewarded and recognized.
Natasha Coleman, MPH, Sr. Director State Health Systems, Eastern Division, American Cancer Society, Inc.
Natasha Coleman is the senior director of State Health Systems for the American Cancer Society Eastern Division. Currently, she provides overall guidance and direction to a team of program directors and grant-funded staff. Collaboratively, Natasha maintains a comprehensive portfolio for such statewide accounts as New Jersey and New York State Departments of Health and health plans such as Emblem Health and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Previously, at the American Cancer Society, Natasha managed a $2.2M budget for the Central New Jersey market. She implemented a comprehensive strategic plan to improve regional partnerships with priority hospital systems. She managed a $150,000 multiyear Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation grant focused on enhancing the patient navigation services within priority hospital systems that treat the medically underserved.
In 2001 as a program coordinator at the American Cancer Society she developed their cancer screening and education program, Sister to Sister and Brothers Talk, and moved on to senior director of Cancer Control and Patient Navigation in 2005.
Earlier, at Horizon NJ Health, she implemented education programs for their Medicaid member network throughout Northern New Jersey.
Natasha received her Masters in Public Health from Rutgers. She lives in Ewing with her husband and two daughters.