Relay For Life of Issaquah-Community Champion


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Thu Feb 23, 2017 - Sat Jun 30, 2018


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.


Community Champions are strong advocates for building the Relay For Life event within their communities.

Individuals in this role are a voice and outward-facing champion for the Relay For Life event in their community. They are outgoing and willing to speak to groups and individuals about the Relay For Life program, 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 the Relay For Life movement within their community using their networks to bring more awareness to the event.

-Recruit teams and individuals to participate in the Relay For Life event.

-Assist Survivors and Caregivers Lead with survivor and caregiver recruitment.

-Assist Sponsorship Lead with sponsor recruitment.

-Assist People Lead with Event Leadership Team recruitment.

- 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


  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

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