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Run For The Cure Communications Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
Take the challenge: Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run location in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and staff, you will be part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national event, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. What’s Involved: As the Communications Lead, you are responsible for local media relations and promotions for the CIBC Run for the Cure. Working alongside your committee and Volunteer Run Director, you will be generating excitement in your community via media and social media using the PR Toolkit and social media kit provided. Identifying and preparing local spokespeople will be part of the role and serving as the primary media contact on Run day. In addition to your role with media/social media there may be some distribution of marking materials required. If so, you will also be responsible for establishing a post event pick up plan for promotional materials. Time Commitment: ? Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September ? Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year ? Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day (Oct 6th) ? In person availability from October 3-6th 2019 The ideal Communications Lead is/has: ? The ability to work independently and as a team ? Comfort with social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter. Instagram and Snapchat are a bonus! ? Expertise in creative writing, media relations ? Passionate about the breast cancer cause ? Regular access to a computer with internet and comfort navigating social media You will gain and experience: ? Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. ? Developing your marketing and communication skills ? Working collaboratively with volunteers in the community ? Building relationships in your community
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Run For The Cure Community Outreach Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Board/Commitee Work
Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
COMMUNITY OUTREACH LEAD The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Impact: The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research. It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do. This year's event takes place on October 6, 2019. Your talents are needed for this year's event. What is involved: Together with the Run for the Cure committee you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. As Community Outreach Lead, you will help shape the strategic direction of the event by identifying opportunities for growth and success to invite the community to take part and support Run. Position Details: Identifying and implementing opportunities to promote Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) with the goal of bringing on new participants With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead, co-ordinate pre-Run promotional activities With your committee ensure logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion leading up to the event. Time Commitment: Monthly committee meetings from May to October and biweekly in August and September Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day October 6 In person availability October 4 and 5 and 6. What You Bring to this Position: You are excited and motivated to introduce Run to new audiences and get them excited to participate. Your excellent marketing and promotional skills and ability to be flexible during business hours in order to respond to emails and phone calls will be an asset. You are ready to use your organizational skills to help others engage with this community event in a meaningful way. Benefits: Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer Developing your marketing and promotions skills Building relationships in your community with a network of volunteers and community organizer Have fun! If you feel you are a good fit, we look forward to hearing from you.
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Run For The Cure Local Sponsorship Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Event Organization and Related Assistance
Duties:
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.? ? Impact: The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research.? It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. ?Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do. This year's event takes place on?October 6, 2019. Your talents are?needed?for this year's event. What is Involved: By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will strengthen relationships with existing sponsors and attract new sponsors. ?Working with your committee you are responsible for?prospecting, developing and establishing new relationships and leads, both in cash and in-kind sponsorships.? Position Details: Leverage your personal and professional networks to identify Run for the Cure leads within the corporate and business community. Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship. Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure. Time Commitment:? (May 2019 - October 2019)? ? ? ? ? Full participation in monthly meetings.? Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings.?? Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6, 2019 Weekly tasks averaging 3 - 5 hours per week depending on the scope of the tasks and the time of year. Attendance at additional weekend events are required. In person availability from October 4 to 6. What You Bring to this Position:?You are excited and motivated to support ways to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.? You have the ability to network and negotiate ?and are willing to leverage and expand community connections. ?You have strong communication skills and are comfortable speaking to groups and presenting requests. ?(Due to sponsor hours some tasks might be required to be performed during your workday.) Benefits: Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. Apply your skills and experience to promote Run for the Cure in your community Gain leadership experience, public speaking and networking opportunities. ? ?? Be part of an event that fosters community giving and generosity. Have fun!
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Run For The Cure Participant Engagement Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Impact: The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research. It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do. This year's event takes place on October 6, 2019. Your talents are needed for this year's event. What is involved: By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will raise awareness, encourage participation and drive fundraising results for local participants. You will oversee all participant activities, as well as ensure they have the required tools and resources to be successful and have fun raising money for such a worthwhile cause. Position Details: Communication through email and phone with past and current participants Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and that the t-shirt pickup event is led The ability to work independently and as a member of a team Strong organizational and time management skills Regular access to a computer Time Commitment: Full participation in monthly meetings. Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings. Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6 In person availability October 4, 5 and 6. What You Bring to this Position: You are excited and motivated to engage participants and support all aspects of their success in raising funds and awareness for the Run for the Cure. You have strong interpersonal skills, have excellent time management skills and are passionate about connecting with participants and the community at large. Benefits: Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. Gain leadership and communication experience and networking opportunities. Have a positive impact in your community. Get training and learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills. Have fun!
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Run For The Cure Run Day Experience Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Impact: The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research. It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do. This year's event takes place on October 6, 2019. Your talents are needed for this year's event. What is involved: There is no Run without participants! You will coordinate activities to create a memorable Run day experience. By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will raise awareness, encourage participation, drive fundraising results. Position Details: Arrange for guest speakers, entertainment and photographer(s) Collaborating with the Survivor Engagement Lead confirm a survivor speaker Acting as a stage manager and keeping the program on time Working alongside the Site and Sponsorship Leads to source draws/giveaways Time Commitment: Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to event Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6 In person availability October 4, 5 and 6. What You Bring to this Position: You are excited and motivated to create a memorable experience for participants at Run for the Cure. You have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. You have strong inter-personal and project management skills as well as a nack for balancing helping people have fun as well as creating meaningful moments. Benefits: Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. Gain leadership and communication skills and networking opportunities Have a positive impact in your community. Get training and learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills. Have fun!
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Free Parking Available
Run For The Cure Registration Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Board/Commitee Work
Fundraising
Duties:
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Impact: The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research. It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do. This year's event takes place on October 6, 2019. Your talents are needed for this year's event. What is involved: As Registration Lead, you will oversee all registration activities and ensure that participants get great customer service as they submit funds raised. By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will raise awareness, encourage participation, drive fundraising results. Position Details: Manage donations and tabulation of Run results Provide training to team of registration volunteers and support on the Run weekend T- shirt printing and pick up coordination The ability to work independently and as a member of a team Strong organizational and time management skills Regular access to a computer Time Commitment: Full participation in monthly meetings. Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings. Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6 In person availability October 4, 5 and 6. What You Bring to this Position: You are excited to share your strong detail orientation to set up a seamless and secure registration process on Run day. You have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. You have strong organizational and time management skills. Benefits: Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. Develop marketing, communication, leadership and fundraising skills Have a positive impact in your community. Get training and learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills. Have fun! If you feel you are a good fit, we look forward to hearing from you.
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Run For The Cure Route and Site Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Board/Commitee Work
Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
Take the challenge: Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run location in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and staff, you will be part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national event, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. What’s Involved: As the Site and Route Lead, you will be organizing an accessible and functional site and route for participants, sponsors and volunteers. Safety and accountability is a key priority during the planning process. Executing a 1km & 5km route, managing all route volunteers and ensuring the requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided by staff) are met and your key priorities for Run weekend. Leading up to the event, Site and Route Lead will work closely with the Run Directors to determine the services required and all permits/groups that need to be coordinated with due to impact of the event. They will be the master of inventory and storage of Run materials, and will ensure all agreements are completed and permits submitted. The Site & Route Lead demonstrates their project management to complete and oversees the set-up, tear down and clean-up (including any disposal) of the Run site. They are fantastic at forwarding all contacts/invoices and great communicators with their Run Director and committee. Time Commitment: ? Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September ? Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year ? Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day (October 6) ? In person availability from October 3-6 The ideal Run Day Experience Lead is/has: ? The ability to work independently and as a member of a team ? Strong organizational and project management skills ? Passionate about building relationships in your community ? The ability to create a memorable experience on a tight budget ? Passionate about the breast cancer cause You will gain and experience: ? Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer ? Demonstrating your project management and communication skills ? Working collaboratively with like-minded volunteers in the community
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Wheelchair Accessible
Free Parking Available
Run For the Cure Volunteer Engagement Lead Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Board/Commitee Work
Event Organization and Related Assistance
Fundraising
Duties:
Take the challenge: Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run location in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and staff, you will be part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national event, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. What’s Involved: As the Volunteer Engagement Lead, you are responsible for recruiting volunteers for events leading up to the Run and on Run weekend. Working with fellow committee members, you determine how many event volunteers are needed and build a community outreach plan to engage volunteers. Through the management of your location’s Run volunteer email account, driving registration of volunteers on the website, and giving updates to the committee at each meeting, you will excel in your role. On Run Day, you oversee volunteer schedules through volunteer sign-in, the distribution of t-shirts, redirecting volunteers as needed, verifying of hours, and thanking volunteers for their time and energy. Support and training on our online volunteer management software will be provided. Time Commitment: ? Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September ? Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year ? Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day (October 6th) ? In person availability from October 3-6th The ideal Volunteer Engagement Lead is/has: ? The ability to work independently and as a member of a team ? Comfortable in a leadership role and a passion for building relationships ? Regular access to a computer and comfortable navigating email and web platforms ? Strong organizational and time management skills ? Passionate about the breast cancer cause You will gain and experience: ? Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer ? Developing volunteer management and communication skills ? Working collaboratively with like-minded volunteers in the community ? Building relationships in your community
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Wheelchair Accessible
Free Parking Available
Wish Grantor Quick View
Organization: Make-A-Wish Canada
Type of Work: Event Organization and Related Assistance
Providing Services Directly to People
Other
Duties:
Position Summary A wish granter will meet with the wish child and family members to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while brainstorming and planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two alongside Make-A-Wish staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true. Duties and Responsibilities • Partner with at least one other volunteer wish granter to help grant the wishes of children throughout the chapter’s territory. • Visit the wish child, with the goal of discerning his/her one true wish, while gaining a clear understanding of the reason behind the child’s most heartfelt wish. • Complete and submit wish paperwork in a timely manner according to chapter guidelines. • Create a magical wish experience for the wish child by planning and delivering “wish enhancements” – special, creative touches that keep the child excited about the wish throughout the process. • Solicit in-kind donations, ensuring Make-A-Wish resources are used wisely. • Plan “send-off” party or “presentation” party for each wish, as appropriate. • Develop a positive rapport with the wish child and family by serving as a liaison between chapter staff and the wish family, ensuring the family is updated on the status of the wish throughout the wish process. • Act as a reliable, communicative and productive member of the “wish team” by working closely with a volunteer partner and Make-A-Wish staff to create the best possible wish experience for the child. • Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.
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Relay For Life Volunteer Lead Position Quick View
Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Type of Work: Board/Commitee Work
Duties:
At the Canadian Cancer Society, we are committed to improving and saving lives. That’s why we are always looking for new ways to prevent cancer, find it early and treat it more successfully. It’s why we’re always ready to give people with cancer the help and support they need to lead more fulfilling lives. Postion Title – Volunteer Lead Description of the project The Canadian Cancer Society Relay?For?Life brings?together?communities, united by the same goal of?creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer.?These events?are?also?an opportunity?to celebrate those who live and have lived in the face of cancer and those moving past cancer.?Whether you are cheering on survivors, walking the track or joining in exciting trackside activities, Relay?For?Life is an unforgettable event! Main responsibilities Leads all aspects of volunteer needs Works with all committee members (Event Experience and Community Engagement) to ensure all volunteer needs are fulfilled
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