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Canadian Cancer Society

Position / Placement: Central Alberta Relay for Life Committee

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The Canadian Cancer Society is seeking enthusiastic committee volunteers to lead event planning and implementation of our Relay For Life event in Central Alberta.

As a Relay For Life committee volunteer you will collaborate with Society staff and community members to raise awareness and funds for the fight against all cancers! 

Committee Member Responsibilities: 

• Participate actively in all committee meetings (once or twice a month) 
• Keep fellow committee members informed of progress and issues that arise 
• Work together as a team to problem solve and support the collective effort 
• Ensure all responsibilities and expectations pertaining to your position are completed 
• Support all aspects of the event, including promoting the event to help increase team recruitment

Qualification and/or Skills Required:

• Proven leadership, communication and organizational skills 
• Ability to motivate and lead volunteers and engage event stakeholders 
• Ability to develop and execute strategy around event growth and potential 
• Comfortable with public speaking, cold-calling, presentations and networking 
• Project management and fundraising/event experience an asset 
• Screening includes completion of our online volunteer application form, reference checks and interview

Benefits:

• Enhance key leadership skills and build your resume 
• Make a meaningful difference in your community and the lives of people impacted by cancer 
• Apply your experience in a community context 
• Meet new people and make new friends 
• Work with a respected organization


Contact Information

Organization: Canadian Cancer Society
Contact Person: Colleen Ferguson
Phone Number: (403) 262-5109
Email Address: volunteer(at)cancer.ab.ca


Opportunity Details


Canadian Cancer Society
Red Deer, AB
November 7, 2017

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