The National Foundation for Cancer Research is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection, prevention and ultimately, a cure. If you have any questions about employment opportunities at NFCR, please send a message to

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Job Openings

Donor Services Associate/Front-Desk Receptionist (Part-Time)

We are looking for a part-time Donor Services Associate/Front-Desk Receptionist to answer phones, maintain donor database, assist with sending outgoing mail, help with general office tasks, act as a conduit with NFCR’s vendors, and conducting outreach with prospective and current donors.

Development Officer Specialist

The role of Development Officer Specialist at the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) will assist in the growth of specific fundraising programs. The Specialist will report to and work closely with the Executive Director to strengthen an integrated, year-round acquisition and cultivation programs.

Executive Director of Major Gifts

The Executive Director of Major Gifts will cultivate and lead targeted major gift development activities to raise funding for long-term, transformative cancer research that promotes discoveries in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment as well as funding for related public education.

Volunteer Interns

Volunteers are crucial to our mission and a great way to give back to cancer research. Volunteers can help us further our mission and have opportunities to work on a variety of projects in areas such as marketing, fundraising, digital, direct mail, and events. We can sign off for community service hours or college credit hours if approved by your school.

College Internship Program – New!

NFCR is accepting applications from college students who are passionate about pursuing a career in life sciences, with a particular interest in cancer research. The selected student will work as a lab intern with an NFCR-supported scientist this summer.

Volunteer with NFCR! 

We typically have opportunities year-round for volunteers to help us at community events or within our office. Visit our VolunteerMatch to learn more or reach out to