CIBC Run for the Cure Run Director - Logistics

(Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE2616 Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 Last Full Update: 07 Mar 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactKaren Griffiths, Senior Manager, Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office; Phone: (519) 249 - 0074 ext 3141; Email: KarenGriffiths@ONTARIO.CANCER.CA
DutiesAs the Volunteer Run Director, Logistics your time will be spent managing and empowering the committee members tasked with driving all logistical elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure. 
While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the organization’s staff, you will lead a team of volunteers who will develop and execute a site plan, organize a 1km and 5km route, and recruit a team of volunteers to support all local Run activities. Safety is a priority during the planning process for you and your team. 
You will collaborate with your Co-Volunteer Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the organization’s staff in identifying vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks (template provided) are completed in a timely and professional manner 
You will have the constant support of the organizations staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance, and connect you with other Run leaders.
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BenefitsYou will gain and experience: 
•Professional development 
•Additional training in fundraising, media relations, relationship and project management 
•A feeling of empowerment seeing your committee and your community come together. 
•Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer 
•Expanding your professional and personal network 
•A sense of accomplishment 
•A deeper understanding of the breast cancer journey and those affected by the disease
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Registration ; Security / Parking / Traffic ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Minimum Hours6 / Week
Dates and TimesMonthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September and in person availability from September 28th to 30th, 2018. 
The CIBC Run for the Cure will take place on September 30th 2018
Number of PositionsGuelph: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
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Start DateOn or after 25 May 2018
End Date31 Oct 2018
Display Until30 Jun 2018
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office