ORGANIZED & DETAIL ORIENTED VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!! Relay For Life of South County

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American Cancer Society

Relay For Life

We are looking for volunteers with leadership qualities, a desire to change the world and a passionate dislike of cancer. We’re looking for long term, hands on, rock star volunteers who want more than a 1 day gig passing out water to runners. Relay For Life is planned, manned and produced by an Event Leadership Team of volunteers from the community where the event is held. 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. No experience necessary, however, a go-getter attitude is essential!

REGISTRATION LEADER:

The registration lead oversees the registration of Relay For Life teams and participants, collection of participant data, tracking of incentive prizes, and assists Team Captains and participants with the online and offline registration process.

Individuals in this role work behind the scenes and with team ambassadors in a customer service role to ensure all of our registration data and fundraising data online is in order.

SPECIFIC TASKS CAN INCLUDE:

  • Guide participants through Relay For Life registration process

  • Assist accounting lead to advise teams and participants in donation collecting processes and procedures

  • Manage data capture process for offline registrations and donations

  • Meet with experience lead to ensure that registration is a great experience for all participants

  • Meet monthly with the fund the cure lead to go over 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 (September-August.. However we really ramp up in January!) 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 or www.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!!!!

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About American Cancer Society

Location:

747 Camden Ave, Suite B, Campbell, CA 95008, US

Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Description

Relay For Life is a fun-filled event designed to celebrate cancer survivors and raise money to help the American Cancer Society save lives, help those who have been touched by cancer, and empower individuals to fight back against the disease.

During the Relay for Life, 10-20 people come together to form a team. The teams come from local businesses, churches, MOMs clubs, youth groups, etc and take turns walking/running laps around a high school track. The entrance fee per team is ONLY $150 and then each person fundraises at their own pace. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times for a total of 24-hours.

WHY 24 HOURS??!

It iss crazy, but WonderfuL! The reason its 24 hours long is because cancer patients endure pain 24 hours a day and we can all give up 24 hours to celebrate them, their lives and the strides in finding a cure!! Cancer never sleeps.

There are Relay for Life events throughout CAlifornia, So go to www.relayforlife.org and find the one nearest YOU!! OH, don't forget to invite your favorite cancer survivors... we want to honor and pamper them at our events!

What do you think?!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Morgan Hill Community ParkMorgan Hill, CA 95037

(37.1253,-121.650)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week

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