Determined to find a Cure for Cancer? Relay For Life of Menlo Park needs a Logistics Lead!


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Entire Community of Menlo ParkMenlo Park, CA 94025

Join us in the fight against cancer!

About

Are you Determined to find a cure for cancer? Or Passionate about raising money to help provide cancer patients with rides to treatment or support groups? Maybe you are Caring like all of our volunteers.

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Relay For Life of Menlo Park event is looking for you!

This opportunity is a for someone who is hands on, who wants more than a 1-day gig passing out water to runners and wants to find that cure for cancer. Relay For Life is planned, manned and produced by an Event Leadership Team of volunteers from Menlo Park. We invest in our volunteers through group training and 1-on-1 coaching from an American Cancer Society staff member. As the single largest fundraising event in the world, you get to be part of something pretty spectacular; it is truly a global movement. No experience necessary, however, a go-getter attitude is essential!

Leadership Position Open: LOGISTICS LEAD

The logistics lead is primarily responsible for providing a safe, comfortable, and seamless experience for all Relay For Life participants.

Individuals in this role are organized and pay strong attention to detail in order to manage a comprehensive event execution plan that represents the mission and tradition of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event within the community.

SPECIFIC TASKS INCLUDE:

  • Organize and create implementation plan for site selection, event schedule, event layout, signage, electrical and mechanical materials, restrooms, trash and signage, tents, safety, risk management, contingency location, security, medical support, set-up, and clean-up needs

  • Collaborate with community champions and projects manager to recruit and train day-of-event volunteers

  • Assist with coordination of hospitality planning and execution

  • Ensure all American Cancer Society risk management standards, guidelines, and procedures are adhered to

  • Work with the ACS Community Manager, event lead, and experience lead to determine appropriate vendors and to secure necessary items for logistic needs

  • Meet monthly or bi-monthly with the experience lead to discuss goals and progress

So...at this point you may be wondering...WHAT IS RELAY FOR LIFE?

At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. This community event is held on a local high school track or park and consists of inspiring ceremonies, activities and fun, and teams of friends, families, and co-workers coming together to finish the fight against cancer! The funds raised truly make a difference in the fight against cancer - just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year!

Each Relay For Life event is special to its community, but the movement's true power lies in the combined commitment of thousands of participants, volunteers, and supporters to help the American Cancer Society save lives from cancer.

Commitment requires regular check ins with your team lead and/or ACS staff member (in person, over the phone or via email) during Relay Season (January-August depending on event) and 2-3 hours a week of additional volunteer efforts. Schedule of work is up to you. For more information on Relay For Life and/or the American Cancer Society, please visit www.relayforlife.org/menloparkca or contact Alicia Ruiz at alicia.ruiz@cancer.org

Sound like something you'd be great at?? Perhaps you'd only like a bite-size piece of this role?? Perhaps you & a family member or a friend interested in working on this together?? We would LOVE to chat & truly look forward to working with you to create a world without cancer!!!!

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week
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