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Interior RegionFairbanks, AK 99709


ACS CAN Alaska is selecting ambassadors to assist our state efforts by engaging in community organizing and advocacy.

Term: The term for a ACS CAN Ambassador is one year, renewable by mutual agreement with staff partner.

Time Commitment: This is a year-round position. The time commitment will vary from month-to-month depending on the status of state and federal legislative campaigns. Telecommuting option available.

Position Summary: An ACS CAN Ambassador is committed to serve as an organizer and advocate in the community and assist with staff and team members to implement state and federal campaigns.

Responsibilities: Working closely with your staff partner, ACT! Leads and the state lead ambassador, ACS CAN Ambassadors are responsible to:
  • Assist ACT! Leads and the state lead ambassador with contacting members of Hawaii's congressional delegation and State elected officials.
  • Volunteer at community events, including Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • Recruit additional volunteers to participate in the team’s activities and take on leadership roles as needed.
  • Implement and participate in federal and state level legislative activities.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of ACS CAN fund-raising activites.
  • Provide testimony on ACS-CAN supported bills during the legislative session.
  • Committed to the fight against cancer through effective public policy change
  • Willing and capable of communicating appropriately with elected officials, other ACS volunteers, and the community.
Support Provided:
  • Training provided by ACS CAN and Division staff
  • Volunteer resources (government relations issue updates, talking points, etc.)
Staff & Volunteer Partners:
  • Government Relations Staff Partner
  • Alaska Grassroots Manager
  • State Lead Ambassador
  • ACT! Leads

For more information: Contact Heather Aronno, Alaska Grassroots Manager at heather.aronno@cancer.org or 907-273-2069.
To Apply: Email heather.aronno@cancer.org with a resume and cover letter.


  • People Skills
  • Lobbying
  • Relationship Building
  • Advocacy

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • varies, 5-10 hours per month

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