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Peer Support Intern, Buddy Program

Are you looking for a meaningful part-time, paid internship? Do you want to use your analytical and project management expertise to help save lives or make a positive impact on those in need? Then come join the Colorectal Cancer Alliance team as our next Peer Support, Buddy Program Intern!

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. We help patients, families, survivors, and caregivers navigate diagnosis and treatment options, connect them with those who can share experiences and knowledge, 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.

The job responsibilities of this paid internship are but not limited to:

  • Assisting with peer support program management
  • Creating and editing program materials
  • Volunteer outreach
  • Research and analyze industry standards in peer support programs
  • Literary reviews of current evidence based medical information pertaining to colorectal cancer
  • Data entry and additional projects and presentations
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as they arise

If you believe you have the experience and ability to successfully achieve these goals, we’d like to hear from you! Interested candidates may apply by sending an email with a cover letter and resume to jobs@ccalliance.org. Please include “Peer Support Intern, Buddy Program" in the subject of the email. 

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is committed to providing a productive and professional environment in which volunteers and staff work together with mutual respect and appreciation of their diversity to achieve the mission of the organization. The Alliance believes it is important to be genuinely representative of the community we serve, and in the importance of creating programs and activities, and collateral materials, that are culturally sensitive and responsive to all communities’ needs. This is essential to increasing colorectal cancer prevention and survivorship rates. Furthermore, we strive for an inclusive environment where volunteers, staff, and others who support the Colorectal Cancer Alliance reflect the full diversity of people affected by colorectal cancer and feel welcome to share their talents, skills, and passions in pursuit of our mission.

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Location

This position can be based in either the Alliance’s Washington, DC headquarters or be fully remote.

Position Type

Paid, part-time, non-exempt

Timeframe/hours per week

Winter 2023 Internship (end date March 31, 2023), 20 hours per week

Reports To

Reports to Patient & Family Support Navigator & Buddy Program Manager and Senior Director of Patient Navigation

How to apply

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@ccalliance.org. Please include "Peer Support Intern, Buddy Program" in the subject line.

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