The Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA) is a group of young professionals (under 40) and students from a diverse array of industries, interests and backgrounds who are committed to the mission of the American Cancer Society in Alaska.
Membership in the ABOA is a two-year commitment:
· In year one, each member of the Associate Board is charged with representing the American Cancer Society in the community as an ambassador for their free patient programs and services, prevention initiatives and lifesaving research, in addition to raising funds and/or planning fundraising events.
· In year two, each member is charged with coaching, mentoring and supporting a first-year member in their efforts to raise funds and awareness, in addition to the continuation of being an ambassador for the American Cancer Society in the Alaskan community.
Facts & Member Responsibilities:
· Serve as a community ambassador for the American Cancer Society’s mission and programs including representing the American Cancer Society at events, health fairs and trade shows; speaking opportunities and media interviews (when applicable); representation at local American Cancer Society events.
· Commit to an individual fundraising minimum of $500 annually ("give or get") with a goal of $5,000 annually.
· Recruit/nominate other young professionals and/or students to join the ABOA in the subsequent year.
· Attend ABOA meetings and grand finale event & promote on social media.
· Commit to supporting and coaching your assigned first-year board member (second-year members only).
- Public Speaking
- People Skills
- Community Outreach
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- 2-5 Hours per Month
- Age: Under 40