The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program in Jacksonville, FL is looking for office volunteers and event help.
You will work with the Community Manager of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Jacksonville. You will assist her with office and community based tasks to help build, grow, and execute the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Event. Based on your skill-set, you and the Community Manager will look through the tasks below and build your portfolio of focus.
Assist in entering participant and donor data to online systems
Assist in the planning and execution of the Making Strides Event
Make phone calls to past participants inviting them to register this year
Assist in recruit of new teams
Staff tables at health fairs, networking events, community events, etc.
Update event website with information, email challenges, etc.
Assist in recruit of day of volunteers at walk
Brainstorm new fundraising ideas/events
Assist in getting in-kind donations of food, gift cards, prize baskets, etc.
Assist in survivor recruitment
Increase awareness about breast cancer in community
Assist in collateral distribution in community
Assist in publicizing the event through out the community
Write news releases and stories to share with media outlets
Assist in logistical planning of event
Arrange for activities and entertainment at event
Assist in other tasks needed at the office
Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment
Ability to assist in recruitment and motivation of community-based volunteers
Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines; strong planning and organizational skills
Able to work through others to accomplish goals
Proficient in computer-based information systems
Position will work 1-3 days per week at 4-8 hours per day. Must have access to car or be able to transport materials to and from meetings and special events/programs. Must be able to work evening and weekend events on occasion.