Relay For Life, Co-Chair, Guelph

(Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE2898 Last Modified: 17 Oct 2018 Last Full Update: 17 Oct 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactSandy McDonald, Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office; Phone: (905) 634-6893; Email:
DutiesWork collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the Relay For Life committee members, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and holding this event. 
Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Canadian Cancer Society and Relay For Life at team rallies, community events and on event day, as well as by providing weekly updates to committee members and staff partners. 
Encourage strong communication channels by being responsive to inquiries from your staff partner and the committee leads and providing weekly updates. 
Identify and assist with any gaps or areas for growth with your staff partner and the committee leads. 
Work with your staff partner to facilitate the post-event wrap up and event evaluation process. 
As event ambassador, promote online participant and team registrations, participant fundraising, and community sponsorships, as well as volunteer participation for the event success.
BenefitsBe a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. 
Have a positive impact in your community, foster growth and professional development of your fellow committee members. 
Receive training and participate in learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills. 
Apply your skills and experience to promote Relay For Life in your community. 
Share your leadership experience, public speaking and networking opportunities. 
Be part of an event that fosters community giving and generosity. 
Have Fun!
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - November 2018 to July 2019
Number of PositionsGuelph 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Waterloo-Wellington Community Office