Relay For Life Event Planning Team: Advocacy


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Issaquah High School700 2nd Ave. SEIssaquah, WA 98027


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.


- Lead advocacy activities throughout the year, supporting smoke-free legislation, healthy living initiatives, and other Society advocacy efforts

- Introduce Advocacy opportunities within the American Cancer Society (i.e. the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Legislative Ambassador program, etc.)

- Set ACS CAN recruitment goal for the year and create a plan to achieve goal

- Provide Publicity Lead with advocacy content to share online

- Communication and coordination for annual Lobby Day attendance

- At Relay For Life, works with Cancer Education Chair to provide and implement advocacy activities


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