Relay For Life of Issaquah-ACS Cancer Action Network (CAN) Lead


Cause Areas


Thu Feb 23, 2017 - Sat Jun 30, 2018


Issaquah High School700 2nd Ave SEIssaquah, WA 98027
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Relay For Life of Issaquah is a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Composed of volunteers, the Event Leadership Team works on recruiting, event logistics, and promoting fundraising for the fight against cancer. Training is both formal and informal, varying by position and experience of the volunteer. Time commitments vary by position. All Event Leadership Team members are expected to attend monthly Relay Rallies and Leadership Team meetings. All Event Leadership Team members are expected to raise a minimum of $100 to qualify for Hope Club.


The primary responsibility of the ACS CAN Lead is to recruit ACS CAN members and engage Relay For Life participants in fighting back through advocacy.

The ACS CAN Lead educates Relay For Life participants and the community about legislative efforts aimed to eradicate cancer and to recruit a grassroots army of advocacy volunteers.

-Ask the Event Leadership Team, Team Captains, participants, volunteers and community to take action on the Society's legislative priorities and ACS CAN materials and resources.

-Ensure that Event Leadership Team includes and considers advocacy education and activation in their plans by including ACS CAN education, celebrations and member recruitment in their agenda when Relay participants are gathered.

-Communicate and disseminate materials provided from ACS CAN to help raise awareness about cancer-related legislative priorities and to recruit ACS CAN members.

-Be willing to help mobilize Relay participants on ACS CAN's legislative priorities, be able to articulate the benefits of becoming a member of ACS CAN, and be sure all Event Leadership Team members and Team Captains can do the same.

-Collaborate with Registration Lead and Accounting Lead to track ACS CAN membership forms/fees.

-Recruit Event Leadership Team, Team Captains, participants and volunteers to join ACS CAN.

-Become an ACS CAN member

-Promote ACS CAN membership and work with Recognition Lead to recognize current and new members


  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
  • Public Speaking

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