Lung Love Run/Walk Philadelphia Committee Member


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon May 01, 2017


3400 West Girard AvenuePhiladelphia, PA 19104


Lung Cancer Alliance is looking for Volunteer Committe Members to assist in planning our Fourth Annual Lung Love Run/Walk Philadelphia 5k. Lung Cancer Alliance is the leading organization dedicated to saving lives and advancing research by empowering those living with and at risk for lung cancer.

Lung Love Run/Walk Philadelphia is a 5k through the Philadelphia Zoo that aims to raise the public's awareness regarding lung cancer and provide hope for those impacted by the disease. For the past three years, Lung Cancer Alliance has brought together people affected by lung cancer throughout the Greater Philadelphia area to celebrate their loved ones and be a part of the lung cancer community and we are very excited for our fourth annual event on Saturday, April 22, 2017!

We are always looking for new Volunteer Commitee Members to help us in planning this event 3 to 6 months prior to the chosen event date (Saturday, April 22, 2017).

Some of the responsbilities/tasks based on your interests for this position include:

  • Participating in monthly committee conference calls to discuss planning and logistics. These generally take place on Wednesday evenings and last for approximately one hour.
  • Assisting in marketing this event by posting on personal social media channels and local community calendars as well as handing out and posting flyers in your community.
  • Inviting friends, family, co-workers, local businesses, etc. to participate in this event by registering at
  • Reaching out to potential sponsors with the event sponsor packet and flyer.
  • Assiting in recruting day of volunteers to help with the event on Saturday, April 22.
  • Volunteering at the event on Saturday, April 22 from 5:30am to 10:30am. A full-day pass to the zoo is included in your volunteer registration as well as a free volunteer t-shirt.
  • Volunteering on Friday, April 21st for a few hours in the afternoon to fold event t-shirts and pack event race bags in preparation for the event.
  • Providing planning and event-day feedback following the event.

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Must be 18 years or older to apply for this position.
  • While having a vehicle is not required, you must be able to find transportation to the event on Saturday, April 22 and to the location where we will prepare on Friday, April 21 (TBD).
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Experience in sales, fundraising or non-profit work.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products and Google Drive (must create a Google Drive Account if you do not already have one setup).
  • A passion for empowering patients, surivors and those at risk with information, support and hope to improve outcomes and quality of life.


  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Monthly calls (1 hour) & ongoing community time

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