DEVELOPMENT AND MAJOR GIFTS INTERNSHIP
The Cancer Support Community, an international nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., is looking for an organized and energetic individual who is passionate about impacting the lives of people touched by cancer for our paid Development and Major Gifts internship. This intern should be enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program, or be a recent graduate, ideally with a focus in either Fundraising, Nonprofit Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline. A minimum of six months experience in one of the previously mentioned focus areas will be considered in place of the educational requirement.
Through this internship you will gain valuable experience in development initiatives including donor cultivation, stewardship, solicitation, CRM database knowledge, grants management, email campaigns, and much more. The ideal candidate for this position is a proactive self-starter, with strong verbal and written communications skills, and a keen interest in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit experience is preferred.
- Prepare correspondence and mailings related to donor communications
- Support donor database management, including accurate donor records, data entry, and database clean-up
- Conduct corporate, foundation, and individual prospect research
- Prepare donor prospect research profiles
- Manage grant process, including proposal support and deadline management
- Provide general administrative support
- Support other development-related projects deemed appropriate
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Excellent time-management and organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Able to conduct all work in an ethical, honest, and professional manner
Hours: 20 – 40 hours per week (flexible hours between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., M-F)
Start Date: August-December 2021
Location: Please note that the Cancer Support Community is working virtually until further notice.
ABOUT CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the CSC is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. CSC achieves its mission through three areas: direct service delivery, research, and advocacy. The organization includes an international network of affiliates that offer the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer, as well as a community of support available online and over the phone. The CSC Research and Training Institute conducts cutting-edge psychosocial, behavioral and survivorship research. CSC engages in patient advocacy through its Cancer Policy Institute, informing public policy in Washington, D.C. and across the nation.
The Cancer Support Community is an equal employment opportunity employer.
CSC is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CSC is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.