Volunteer Event Chair for the St. Jude Walk/ Run


Cause Areas


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


5041 Corporate Woods DriveSuite 245Virginia Beach, VA 23462



The Event Chair serves as the lead volunteer for implementation of the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer in their community. The Event Chair engages community members to serve in subcommittee roles while developing and implementing a successful annual community event to raise funds and awareness of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A successful Event Chair possesses strong organization, leadership and communication skills. This individual is able to commit approximately 10-15 hours a month and serve up to a 2-3 year term in the position based on goal achievements.


  • Recruit subcommittee and ensure all volunteers have access to the resources needed to be successful, in partnership with ALSAC/St. Jude staff partner.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with your ALSAC/ St. Jude staff partner and volunteer committee via regular meetings, phone calls, emails, etc.
  • Lead and manage regular committee meetings, Coaches’ Party, Thank You Party and overall event experience in conjunction with ALSAC/ St. Jude staff partners and appropriate subcommittee members.
  • Assist in development of event plans including: recruitment goals, event budgeting and event experience; while also leading the committee in generation of team and sponsorship lists.
  • Follow up regularly with your committee chairs to monitor progress on assigned areas to ensure overall event goals are met.
  • Attend the St. Jude Walk / Run to End Childhood Cancer and all related events, such as team captain meetings, promotional events, Corporate Recruitment Event, Coaches’ Party and Thank You Party.
  • Ensure top sponsors, participants and volunteers are thanked and recognized.
  • Assist ALSAC/St. Jude staff partner with identifying future Event Chairs and leadership volunteers.
  • Work with your staff partner to develop and complete a partnership agreement to ensure a strong staff/volunteer partnership for success.
  • Be the voice and champion of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and allow use of your name in support of the St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer in your community.


  • Organization
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Public Relations
  • Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 10-15 hours a month, for 2-3 years

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