Current Opportunities

Development Impact Internship - Summer 2023

Over the course of the summer internship, the Development Impact Intern will have the opportunity to work directly with Cactus Cancer Society’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer to support our fundraising activities, participate in social media and communications campaigns, and directly make an impact for young adults facing cancer through a special project of their choosing.  The Development Impact Intern will help to ensure the sustainability of Cactus Cancer Society through increasing and supporting our fundraising efforts, specifically through individual giving, peer to peer fundraising, fundraising events, and/or grants and sponsorships.  Apply today to get valuable work experience while developing and refining your skills and gaining an inside look at how a nonprofit organization operates.

Who we’re looking for:

The Development Impact Intern should be open to a myriad of tasks for the success and sustainability of the organization, should be flexible, and should be invested in the mission of Cactus Cancer Society.  The Development Impact Intern should be a self-starter who can work efficiently and thoughtfully from home.

Internship details:

  • Title: Development Impact Intern
  • Terms: 2-3 month summer term, unpaid
  • Hours: part time, 5-10 hours weekly, flexible working schedule
  • Location: remote
  • Supervision: reports to the Chief Operations Officer

Qualifications and required skills:

  • Must be proficient in Google suite
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively from a home office
  • At least some fundraising experience preferred
  • Must be passionate about helping young adults facing cancer

To apply:

Please send your resume to by May 25, 2023. Include the following in the body of your email: “Why does the Mission of Cactus Cancer Society matter to you?  And why are you interested in this internship?”

Cactus Cancer Society is an innovative 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving young adult cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers, ages 18-45.  We encourage, empower, and connect a diverse and growing community of YAs around the world, 24/7.  Our mission is to provide a safe space where young adults (ages 18-45) facing cancer can connect, cope, and thrive with one another in an online community through creativity and expression. Our vision is to end isolation among young adults facing cancer.

It is the policy of Cactus Cancer Society to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Cactus Cancer Society actively prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.