Relay For Life of West Seattle-Ceremonies Lead


Cause Areas


Sun Feb 26, 2017 - Tue Jul 31, 2018


Hiawatha Park2700 California Ave SWSeattle, WA 98116


Relay For Life of West Seattle is a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Composed of volunteers, the Event Leadership Team works on recruiting, event logisitics, and promoting fundraising for the fight against cancer. Training is both formal and informal, varying by position and experience of the volunteer. Time commitments vary by position. All Event Leadership Team members are expected to attend monthly Relay Rallies and Leadership Team meetings. All Event Leadership Team members are expected to raise a minimum of $100 to qualify for Hope Club.


The Ceremonies Lead oversees all ceremonies that take place throughout the Relay For Life event.

Individuals in this role are creative, organized and familiar with or willing to learn about the mission, history and tradition of the American Cancer Society ceremonies.

-Plan and coordinate the Relay For Life event ceremonies

-Collaborate with the Luminaria Lead to develop and implement the Luminaria Ceremony

-Collaborate with Activities Lead and Entertainment Lead regarding schedule of events

-Collaborate with Survivors and Caregivers Lead to ensure survivor and caregiver ceremonies are meaningful and impactful.

-Collaborate with Mission Lead and ACS CAN Lead to develop and execute motivating opening, luminaria and closing ceremonies that empowers participants to take action in their fight against cancer.

-Collaborate with Event Leadership Team to develop and execute Spirit of Relay For Life ceremony (optional)

-Meet monthly or bi-monthly with the experience lead to discuss goals and progress.


  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

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