Tri-Cities Relay for Life Activities & Entertainment Lead

Cause Areas


Mon Dec 18, 2017 - Sat Jun 30, 2018


Tri-CitiesVancouver, CA


The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of quality of life of people living with cancer.

Relay For Life is your chance to help create a world where no one fears cancer. In 2017, Canada-wide, Relay for Life raised over $25 million. This year we are looking to raise even more towards the fight against cancer.

The Tri-Cities Relay For Life will take place on Saturday 2 June, 2018

The Canadian Cancer Society is currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Stage and Entertainment Committee Lead for the 2017 Relay for Life in Tri-Cities to organize on and off stage activities and entertainment.

We welcome people of all backgrounds, abilities and interests.


  • Enhance leadership and team building skills
  • Gain valuable event planning experience
  • Connect with local talent, engaged volunteers, and dedicated community members
  • Support the planning committee and staff partners in managing this annual event


  • Connect regularly with the planning committee and with the staff partner to provide updates
  • Attend committee meetings in Coquitlam (monthly, increasing to bi-weekly closer to the event)
  • Work with staff partner to ensure noise by-law requirements are met
  • Collaborate with Ceremonies Committee when planning activities and entertainment and confirm all materials, equipment, and logistical needs are met
  • Liaise with and manage the scheduling and day-of organization of entertainment
  • Create the entertainment schedule and program for event day (with collaboration from the committee)
  • Coordinate fun, interactive and engaging activities off stage for all age groups throughout the event
  • Communicate activity prizing needs to the fundraising committee and assist if necessary in securing these prizes
  • Adhere to the fundraising and ethical standards within the Canadian Cancer Society’s guidelines
  • Participate in Project Debrief


  • Experience liaising with performers, bands, and entertainers
  • Experience using audio visual equipment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with many different types of people
  • Highly organized with some experience working on event or project production
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills including the confidence to provide feedback and guidance
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Relevant experience with stakeholder engagement, event planning or fundraising would be considered an asset

Volunteers must be at least 19 years of age for this position due to the scope of the role and responsibilities.


  • Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Orientation
  • job specific training and coaching from staff


  • 1-3 hours on average per week, with an increase in hours closer to the event day (April to June)
  • Attendance at local community events throughout the year
  • Ability to respond to emails/requests within a reasonable time frame (12 - 24 hours)


If you are interested please email Kylie Marshall at to apply or CLICK HERE to fill in an application.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 19
  • 1-3 hours average per week, more April-June

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