Survivor and Caregiver Chair - Relay for Life


Cause Areas


Tue Oct 18, 2016 - Sat Jun 17, 2017


Lions Park115 South Elm StreetZionsville, IN 46077


By joining the Relay For Life committee, you are leading your community - or campus - in the 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 Relayfor Life help support the mission of the American Cancer Society. Duties of Caregiver and Survivor Chair

Retain and recruit committee volunteers to help with survivor and caregiver recruitment, recognition, and engagement. Collaborate with Chair to plan and set goals for survivor and caregiver recruitment, recognition, and engagement. Employ year round strategies to recruit survivors and caregivers to participate in the event. Enlist committee volunteers, team captains, team members, survivors, and other Relayer’s to help with survivor and caregiver recruitment. Be an expert on survivor and caregiver recruitment, recognition, and engagement materials/resources. Cultivate relationships with survivors and caregivers who have directly benefitted from the Society’s efforts, and identify those who are willing to share their stories in person, in writing, and/or with the media. Leverage kick-offs, team meetings/rallies, fundraising workshops, bank nights, event days, and wrap-ups as opportunities to educate Relayer’s about what it means to be a survivor and/or a caregiver, to recognize survivors and caregivers, and to further engage survivors and caregivers. Collaborate with the Entertainment & Activities & Ceremonies Chair to plan powerful ceremonies that give Relayer’s an opportunity to celebrate survivors, to thank caregivers, and to remember loved ones. Collaborate with the Mission Chair to ensure all survivors and caregivers are educated about the Society’s cancer prevention, screening, support services, research, and advocacy efforts. Ensure that all other committee volunteers are considering survivor and caregiver recruitment, recognition, and engagement in their plans. Ensure that all survivor and caregiver volunteers/contacts know how much they are appreciated.


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Varies
  • Community outreach, prospecting, relationship building, strong verbal and written communication

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