ACS CAN Ambassador

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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Inc. Hawaii Pacific

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ACS CAN Hawaii-Pacific is selecting ambassadors to assist our state efforts by engaging in community organizing and advocacy.

Term: The term for a ACS CAN Ambassador is one year, renewable by mutual agreement with staff partner.

Time Commitment: This is a year-round position. The time commitment will vary from month-to-month depending on the status of state and federal legislative campaigns. Telecommuting option available.

Position Summary: An ACS CAN Ambassador is committed to serve as an organizer and advocate in the community and assist with staff and team members to implement state and federal campaigns.

Responsibilities: Working closely with your staff partner, ACT! Leads and the state lead ambassador, ACS CAN Ambassadors are responsible to:
- Assist ACT! Leads and the state lead ambassador with contacting members of Hawaii's congressional delegation and State elected officials.
- Volunteer at community events, including Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
- Recruit additional volunteers to participate in the team’s activities and take on leadership roles as needed.
- Implement and participate in federal and state level legislative activities.
- Assist in planning and implementation of ACS CAN fund-raising activites.
- Provide testimony on ACS-CAN supported bills during the legislative session.

Qualifications/Skills:
- Committed to the fight against cancer through effective public policy change
- Willing and capable of communicating appropriately with elected officials, other ACS volunteers, and the community

Support Provided:
- Training provided by ACS CAN and Division staff
- Volunteer resources (government relations issue updates, talking points, etc.)

Staff & Volunteer Partners:
- Government Relations Staff Partner
- Hawaii Grassroots Manager
- State Lead Ambassador
- ACT! Leads


For more information: Contact Davin Aoyagi, Hawaii Grassroots Manager at davin.aoyagi@cancer.org or 808-432-9109.
To Apply: Email davin.aoyagi@cancer.org with a resume and cover letter.

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Community Health & Medicine Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2370 Nuuanu Ave.Honolulu, HI 96817

(21.32779,-157.84666)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • varies, typically 5-10 hours per month

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