Cause Areas


Thu Apr 21, 2016 - Sat Oct 01, 2016


250 Williams StreetAtlanta, GA 30303


Community Event Volunteers Needed

Community Event Champion:

Community Champions are strong advocates for building an American Cancer Society event within their communities.

Individuals in this role are a voice and outward-facing champion for the American Cancer Society in their community. They are outgoing and willing to speak to groups and individuals about ACS, with the goal of bringing more exposure, people, and fundraising to the event. This can be in the form of new teams, survivors, caregivers, or individuals. They are strong advocates for ACS within their community using their networks to bring more awareness to the event.

Specific tasks can include:

* Recruit teams and individuals to participate.

* Start your own team in one of our local events.

* Assist survivor and caregiver recruitment.

* Assist with sponsor recruitment.

* Assist with volunteer recruitment.

* Attending community events to promote ACS and educate the community on screening and healthy-living guidelines.

Event Opportunities Include:

* Relay For Life

* Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

* Golf Tournaments (Mens and Womens)

* Galas

* Community Health Fairs

To Get Involved:

Please click on the link below to have a staff person contact you.


Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Org Description

The American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. Click on the links below to learn more about how, together with our supporters, we’re creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays. We help people take steps to prevent cancer or detect it at its earliest, most treatable stage. Learn how we do this through prevention and early detection educational efforts that are helping people to stop smoking, get the right screening tests, and live healthy lifestyles. The American Cancer Society is here every minute of every day and night to offer free information, programs, services, and community referrals to patients, survivors, and caregivers through every step of a cancer experience - so they can focus on getting well. Learn more about our community programs and services and our Cancer Information Services, including our National Cancer Information Center available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-800-227-2345 and through this Web site. The American Cancer Society funds groundbreaking research that helps us understand cancer’s causes, determine how best to prevent it, and discover new ways to cure it. Learn about our research program that includes extramural grants, behavioral research, intramural epidemiology, and surveillance research.


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