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Individual Giving Intern

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance seeks a part-time (32 hours/week), paid intern to assist our growing organization in fulfilling its mission. The Individual Giving Intern will work with the Individual Giving Team assisting with data management, prospect research, direct mail assembly, Facebook fundraisers and other tasks in an effort to enhance overall fundraising efforts.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients and families, survivors and caregivers, navigate their diagnosis and treatment, connecting them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, address concerns, and identify resources to meet their needs. We partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and we collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. Our efforts are urgent, effective and efficient because we believe that tomorrow can’t wait.


  • Proactively researches current major donors and major donor prospects, and provides updates to the Individual Giving Team on giving potential and wealth screenings.

  • Manages the donor thank you note process for the Senior Manager of Individual Giving, Director of Individual Giving and the Vice President of Development.

  • Constructs mailing lists and segmented mail mergers for fundraising appeals.

  • Performs basic data entry and ongoing database maintenance in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems (SalesForce & Rallybound).

  • Manages process for returned mail and performs necessary research to update donor addresses in both CRM Systems.

  • Facilitates anniversary of death outreach to Alliance supporters and community members  who have lost a loved one to colorectal cancer.

  • Engages with Facebook fundraisers and maintains all data reporting for Facebook gifts.

  • Performs all other duties as required.



  • This position is available as a 6-month internship with a strong preference for someone who can commit to the position for 12 months. .

  • B.A./B.S. degree preferred.

  • Interest and experience in nonprofit fund development desired.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Google Suite and Social Networking Platforms.

  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Rallybound and fundraising database platforms strongly preferred.

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently, exercise professional judgment and discretion.

  • Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and eager to learn.


Washington, DC.

Position Type

Part-time: Must be available for 32 hours/week.

Reports To

Senior Manager of Individual Giving

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to Jordan Winn, Senior Manager of Individual Giving at jwinn@ccalliance.org. Please include subject line “Individual Giving Intern.” Applications without the required items will not be considered.


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