Tri-Cities Relay for Life Team Development Committee


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Vancouver, Tri-CitiesGreater Vancouver Area, CA

About

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 seeking Team Recruitment Committee Members to work closely with the committee lead to promote the event and recruit teams for Relay For Life. Working with your team, you will assist with prospecting, developing and establishing new relationships and leads within your community.

We welcome people of all backgrounds, abilities and interests.

BENEFITS

  • Professional development particularly in communication, community outreach, and event execution
  • Engagement with an exciting and motivated committee and build an event that reflects the interests of your community
  • Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer
  • Expanding your professional and personal network
  • A sense of accomplishment and involvement upon seeing your committee and your community come together
  • Be a part of changing cancer forever

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work collaboratively with your team development committee to recruit teams and participants for the Relay For Life
  • Leverage your personal and professional networks to identify Relay For Life leads within your community and share those leads with your staff partner
  • Help in planning year round community recruitment events such as lunch and learns, pop up training walks, etc.
  • Attend community events and festivals to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Relay For Life with the objective of team and participant recruitment
  • Contact team captains and participants from previous year’s event and encourage them to register for this year
  • Together with your team lead evaluate your progress in achieving the team captain and participant recruitment targets and goals

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in working with volunteers in an event, one-day setting
  • Understanding of personal or professional fundraising, sales, and/or event execution
  • Strong people management skills with ability to anticipate problems and develop appropriate solutions
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills including the confidence to provide feedback and guidance

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

TRAINING & SUPPORT

  • Volunteer Handbook: provided by the Volunteer Engagement team
  • Role-specific training: with the addition of online resources available for review
  • Regular meetings with the Staff Partner and experienced Committee Leads

COMMITMENT

  • 1-2 hours/week with a higher level of commitment from February to April
  • Regular attendance at monthly committee meetings
  • Attendance at local community events is necessary as well as participation in set-up, logistics and take-down of the event
  • Ability to respond to emails/requests within a reasonable timeframe (12 - 24 hours)

APPLY

If you are interested please email Kylie Marshall at kylie.marshall@bc.cancer.ca to apply or CLICK HERE to fill in an application.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 19
  • 1-2 hours/week, more Feb-April

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