Volunteer Event Chair for the St. Jude Walk/ Run


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

5041 Corporate Woods DriveSuite 245Virginia Beach, VA 23462

About

Role:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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

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