American Cancer Society - Making Strides of Westport - Key Committee Position


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When

Fri Apr 01, 2016 - Fri Nov 04, 2016

Where

Fairfield CountyWestport, CT 06880


About

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Comitte Ambassador

The American Cancer Society and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Westport, CT are looking for skilled professionals in the community to fill keys roles on our volunteer event committee. We are currently looking for an Event Ambassador to raise awareness and create a presence in our communities and to recruit new teams for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. On October 16, 2016, we expect our Making Strides event to bring together more than 7000 participants raising over $495,000 in the fight against breast cancer.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides events celebrate and honor breast cancer survivors and caregivers, educate the public about prevention and detection to reduce risk of the disease, and raise funds to help end breast cancer.

Making Strides Ambassador Position Summary

Ambassadors will be knowledgeable and passionate volunteers committed to raising awareness in our communities about how the American Cancer Society is making a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Additionally, our Ambassadors will be helping to recruit teams for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit Team Leaders and teams for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • Recruit additional volunteer Ambassadors to increase exposure and presence in various communities.
  • Speak on behalf of the American Cancer Society to various community groups.
  • Attend check presentations to accept donations on behalf of the American Cancer Society.
  • Seek out new opportunities to increase awareness about the mission of the American Cancer Society and recruit teams for Making Strides.
  • Knowledgeably demonstrate the Making Strides event website to further encourage participation.
  • Participate in media opportunities to promote breast cancer awareness and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer as necessary.
  • Occasionally attend conference calls and/or in person meetings with other ambassadors to share news and ideas, and receive updates on American Cancer Society progress as it relates to breast cancer.
  • Agree to mentor/support/onboard new ambassador(s) when you transition to a different role.

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Understanding of the Making Strides website.
  • Experience leading, motivating and mobilizing groups in fast paced environment.
  • Connected to the community
  • Passionate Networker and Motivator
  • Personable
  • Detail Oriented
  • Customer Focused
  • Organized

Required Training

  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Volunteer Orientation
  • Role specific training

Time Commitment

  • Varies depending on the month but generally no more than 5 hours a month.
  • Two year commitment to the Ambassador role.

Staff and Volunteer Partners

Our Ambassador will be working closely with the Community Event Manager.

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Healthcare
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Recruiting

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies by month; approx 5+ hrs/month
  • 1-2 year commitment to Ambassador Role
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