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Human Needs Hero Fundraiser Consultant

May 2, 2023

The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) is seeking a fundraiser consultant for its annual Human Needs Hero fundraiser. Consultant will assist CHN with its annual fundraising event, scheduled for July 13, 2023, by helping to secure sponsors and program advertisements, keeping meticulous sponsorship records, sending out written communications about the fundraiser along with phone follow-up, and helping to organize the event itself.

Consultant will be in charge of setting up the venue for event, arranging for food and drinks, and preparing for the event with the help of CHN staff.

Consultant will maintain permanent records of sponsors and prospects, as well as goods used for the event itself, to help planning for the event next year. Consultant will prepare thank-you packets to sponsors and conduct other follow-up.

Ideal candidates have a commitment to social and economic justice issues including ending poverty and hunger through public interest advocacy and organizing; are detail-oriented, creative, outgoing, and able to balance multiple priorities simultaneously;

Ease with speaking to strangers and confidence in fundraising a necessity; experience working in fundraising a plus;

Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills; expected to work independently and at times unsupervised;

Ability to interact with a broad set of diverse individuals and organizations;

Some higher education a plus, but not required. Rising seniors encouraged to apply;

Familiarity with computers and MS Office a must. Familiarity with Airtable and customer relationship management (CRM) software a big plus.

Position will be paid at a rate of $30 per hour, not to exceed 280 hours unless the Consultant and CHN mutually agree to an extension of time. The position runs from June 1 through July 21, 2023.

Candidates must be based in the Washington, DC area.

The Coalition on Human Needs is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample (1-3 pages) and 3 references to Lecia Imbery at

CHN Summer Internship

April 2, 2023

The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and energetic student for a full-time internship (25-32 hours weekly commitment). The program will run accordingly to the intern’s summer break. Interns will be involved in all aspects of the work of the Coalition, including the development of research information and data, preparation for coalition meetings, frequent updates, and development of the website, development of social media and blog content, disseminating member information, announcements, research studies, and legislative updates through multiple listservs, development of briefing materials for members and Congressional staff, attending and monitoring Congressional committee hearings and advocacy briefings, providing program assistance for communications, special projects, and administrative support of staff.