Volunteers Needed for the Relay For Life of Newtown 2017-2018!


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12 Berkshire RdSandy Hook, CT 06482
Celebrating cancer survivors


Volunteers Needed for the American Cancer Society

2017-2018 Relay For Life of Newtown to Help Save Lives

The American Cancer Society Relay of Life of Newton is seeking local volunteers that are passionate, energetic, movers and shakers to become a part of our Event Leadership Team! This team plans and executes the Relay For Life of Newtown.

From event logistics, recruiting teams to join us on the track, marketing the event, planning our cancer survivor reception, creating and facilitating event ceremonies, scheduling entertainment and activities - these are just a few of the many opportunities and responsibilities taken on by our team of dedicated volunteers aimed at eliminating cancer once and for all!

It only takes a LITTLE time and a BIG heart! We are looking for help with ...

  • Sponsorship Outreach prior to the day of Relay
  • Survivor Reception prior to and the day of Relay
  • Community Outreach prior to the day of Relay
  • Luminaria prior to and the day of Relay
  • Day of Volunteers
    • Set Up
    • Clean Up
    • Oversee Activities/ Entertainment during the day

Volunteers are the backbone of this movement, and you can be part of it right here in Newtown. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to save lives from cancer. Uniting communities across the globe, we celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.

Funds raised help the American Cancer Society provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations. During Relay For Life events, members of each team take turns walking or running around the track or path. Teams participate in fundraising in the months leading up to the event.

Any interested community members who would like to join the Relay For Life movement as a volunteer, team or participant should visit www.RelayForLIfe.org/NewtwonCT and or contact ACS Staff Partner, Grace Scinto ( grace.scinto@cancer.org) directly.


  • Organization
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a Month Check-In & Outside Tasks as Necessary

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