State College Committee Chair: Walk to End Alzheimer's


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


270 Walker DriveSuite 201-BState College, PA 16801


The Event Chair serves as the volunteer leader for the planning and execution of Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Event Chair is responsible for recruiting an effective volunteer committee focused on raising revenue, increasing awareness, and implementing event activities. He/she will provide leadership through delegation and support to his/her committee.


  • In coordination with Walk staff and Event Co-Chair, develop and manage an event budget.
  • Recruit a Walk Event Co-Chair to help with committee recruitment and event planning.
  • Host a Volunteer Kick-off Party to recruit additional committee members.
  • Be familiar with the Walk Planning Committee job descriptions. Recruit, train, and retain Walk Planning Committee members to manage sponsorship, team recruitment, team retention, marketing and outreach, mission objectives, and logistics. Form relationships with chairs so they feel comfortable calling you.
  • Host a Committee Orientation to train and educate committee members on Walk to End Alzheimer’s best practices.
  • Encourage and assist these committee members in recruiting their subcommittee members.
  • Work with Walk staff to establish committee meeting dates, times, and locations.
  • Plan, lead and facilitate committee meetings.
  • Adhere to Walk timeline.
  • Delegate responsibilities and tasks to committee members. Communicate regularly with committee members and staff to make sure everyone is on target and knows their expectations. Monitor progress to confirm tasks are completed and assist when needed.
  • Plan and attend pre-Walk and post-Walk events such as: Volunteer Kick-off Party, New Team Kick-off, committee meetings, team captain meetings, bank nights, and Walk Celebration Party.
  • Thank all committee members, sponsors, volunteers, etc. Ensure that appropriate recognition efforts take place.
  • Conduct a post-Walk review with committee members and encourage suggestions for next year.


  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Business Planning

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-10 hours a month from January-October

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