St. Jude Walk/Run Team Recruitment and Development Chair


Cause Areas


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


AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque, NM 87111


Primary responsibilities of the Team Recruitment and Development Chair are recruiting and developing teams. Promote the local St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer event web site as a registration & fundraising tool to team captains/ team members and to update the web site with current/relevant information as needed. This individual has access to a computer and a basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel. It is recommended to have a subcommittee with a Team Recruitment and Team Retention Sub-Chair focused on corporate teams, community/organization teams, and family/friend/patient teams. The Team Recruitment and Development Chair ensures that Teams participating in the event represent the community and that they are given the information/tools they need to successfully fundraise.


  • Develop and implement a Team Development plan focused on recruitment and retention of corporate, community/organization, and family/friends/patient teams to achieve fundraising and overall team recruitment goals.
  • Communicate regularly with each team development sub-committee member, event chair and ALSAC/ St. Jude Staff Partner, to share progress, and exchange ideas.
  • Become knowledgeable of the team recruitment materials and resources available to you, including how to leverage the National Team Partner Program.
  • Work with St. Jude Walk/ Run to End Childhood Cancer committee to plan the Kick-Off and Thank You Party inviting new and past teams to the appropriate event.
  • Ensure teams are communicated with via email, social media, and face-to-face visits to answer questions, encourage them, and support their fundraising efforts.
  • Work with Registration Chair and Fundraising Chair to educate teams on the registration and fundraising process.
  • Work with Event Chair and ALSAC/St. Jude staff partner to ensure the event website is up to date with information that is critical for team captains and members.
  • Work with Recognition Chair to ensure that all teams are aware of the incentive prize program.
  • Develop, communicate, and implement strategies to increase online registration and fundraising and to improve the quality of the information posted on the event web site.
  • Provides basic customer service to all local participants to assist with updating their personal fundraising pages, sending emails, and updating participant data including password resets.
  • Report online progress before, during and after the event to prepare your ALSAC/ St. Jude staff partner and fellow committee members for recruitment, retention, mentoring, and recognition efforts. For example, use data to determine who has/hasn’t registered, who has/hasn’t started fundraising, who the top fundraisers are, etc.
  • Develop incentives and awards as appropriate to engage team members in monthly online fundraising challenges.
  • Use email templates provided to create an event-specific campaign, and ensure messages are sent on a consistent basis.


  • Organization
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year min. commitment; 1-5 hours/week
  • Commit to serve on committee January-November

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