Fundraising Chair - Relay for Life


Cause Areas


Tue Oct 18, 2016 - Sat Jun 17, 2017


Lions Park115 South Elm StreetZionsville, IN 46077

Join the fight today!


By joining the Relay For Life committee, you are leading your community - or campus - inthe fight against cancer. You are taking responsibility for one aspect of the Relay for piece of the help ensure its overall success. The funds raised at Relay for Life help support the mission of the American Cancer Society.

Duties of Fundraising Chair

Retain and recruit committee volunteers to help with fundraising. Collaborate with Chair to plan and set goals for event, committee, team, and team member fundraising. Be an expert on pre-event, day-of-event, post-event, online, and offline fundraising materials/resources. Host educational and inspiring fundraising workshops to ensure that all participants understand best practices for fundraising (and know what fundraising practices to avoid). Leverage kick-offs, team meetings/rallies, bank nights, event days, and wrap-ups as fundraising education opportunities. Collaborate with Team Recognition Chair, Online Chair, and Registration & Accounting Chair to ensure all teams and team members are properly credited and recognized for their fundraising efforts. Champion the Team Fundraising Club, Individual Fundraising Club, Grand Club, and All Star programs. Collaborate with Luminaria Chair to lead pre-event and day-of-event luminaria fundraising efforts. Lead event-level fundraisers (e.g. auctions, raffles [where legal], committee fundraisers, etc.). Lead implementation of feeder events at the event and/or coach teams to do feeder events (e.g. Bark for Life, small-scale corporate events, small-scale collegiate events, small-scale high-school events, etc.). Ensure that all other committee volunteers are considering fundraising opportunities in their plans. Ensure that all fundraising volunteers/contacts know how much they are appreciated.


  • Financial Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Sales Marketing
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Varies upon commitment
  • Team management, fundraising, highly organized and efficient

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