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The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is a patient-led, umbrella organization uniting ovarian cancer activists, women’s health advocates and health care professionals in the effort to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for more effective diagnostics, treatments and a cure. Key activities include an annual national conference, a public education program targeted to women and primary care physicians, and training programs to help survivors become effective advocates and spokespeople for the disease.

General Information

You can contact the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance at:

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
901 E Street NW, Suite 405
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 331-1332
866-399-6262 (Toll Free)
(202) 331-2292 (Fax)
ocna@ovariancancer.org

Volunteers

Send a letter of interest to:

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Volunteer Opportunities
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
901 E Street, NW Suite 405
Washington, DC 20004

or e-mail: ocna@ovariancancer.org

Please indicate the hours and days you will be available.

Internships

The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance occasionally offers internships in the following areas:

  • Communications/Public Education
  • Public Policy
  • Conference Planning (summer only)
  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofit administration

Internships, unless otherwise noted, may be available year-round. Please contact the Alliance to learn if we are currently seeking interns in any of these areas.

Description:

The internship program provides exposure to the issues faced by a nonprofit advocacy group. You will learn the inner workings of this growing organization.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in outreach and publicity, attend planning meetings, help draft and send out letters and press releases, correspond with Ovarian Cancer National Alliance partner member groups.
  • Assist staff with special projects (e.g. annual conference).
  • Help maintain database.
  • Assist with print newsletters, e-newsletters, Web site content and some Internet advocacy.
  • Help answer phones, handle mail and perform other general office tasks as required.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in communications, health advocacy work and women’s health issues.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • High level of computer proficiency, experience using database programs and/or HTML skills a plus.
  • Ability to work independently.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Internship Program
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
901 E Street, NW Suite 405
Washington, DC 20004

or e-mail: ocna@ovariancancer.org

Please indicate which semester(s) you will be available.