Determined to find a cure for cancer? North San Mateo Relay is looking for you!


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When

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

Where

Entire Community of North San MateoSan Bruno, CA 94066

Join us in the fight against cancer!

About

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 Daly City, San Bruno, and South San Francisco. 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: Fund The Cure Lead

Lead role: The Fund the Cure Lead drives the fundraising and mission education of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life within the community.

Individuals in this role are organized and dedicated to the strategic development and execution of educating the public about the mission, advocacy, and education efforts of the American Cancer Society that seeks to eradicate cancer and engage them in activities that promote the Society’s value proposition to save lives and help people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back

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SPECIFC TASKS CAN INCLUDE:

* Assist People Lead and Experience Lead in recruiting Event Leadership Team members.

* Assist and mentor the Mission Lead, ACS CAN Lead, Registration Lead, Accounting Lead, Fundraising Lead, and Sponsorship Lead.

* Provide guidance and support in developing a strategic plan to educate the community on the mission and advocacy efforts of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life.

* Partner with the Relay For Life Community Manager to create and execute development strategy to grow the mission and advocacy connection and quality of the event.

* Meet with Event Lead and Relay For Life Community Manager monthly or bi-monthly to benchmark 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/NorthSanMateoCountyCa or contact Alexis Faughn at alexis.faughn@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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