Cause Areas

When

Mon Apr 09, 2018 - Fri Nov 16, 2018

Where

40 East Adams StreetSuite LL40Jacksonville, FL 32202
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About

POSITION SUMMARY

The Light The Night Community Council Recruitment Lead is responsible for working with Chapter staff and committee Chair to lead the effort to increase fundraising and participation through a focus on the recruitment of fellow Friends & Family team captains.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Form a team of your own to set a positive example as you encourage others to participate
  • Serve as the lead at all committee meetings regarding recruitment needs. (DATES TBD)
  • Work with staff and the committee Chair to develop and achieve recruitment goals, including:
    • Define outreach needs to local doctors, hospitals, clinics, support groups and staff of oncology/hematology departments and ensure that these needs are met by committee members.
    • Develop plan to expand community reach and encourage team participation while publicizing Light The Night to health care professionals and patients and their families including social media plan, community events, and marketing material distribution needs
    • Make and follow up on assignments within the Community Council Recruitment committee to ensure that plans are implemented and goals are met
  • Invite new patients and families to form teams for Light The Night and to attend the city wide Kickoff.
  • Attend Light The Night events as schedule permits:
  • Kickoff (DATE TBD)
  • Light The Night Walk (Friday, November 16th)
  • Maintain communication with Light The Night staff and committee members

Qualifications and Skills

  • A sincere interest in making a difference in the lives of blood cancer patients
  • Willingness to share information about Light The Night and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with personal contacts and seek the involvement and participation of others
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong goal-orientation
  • Assertive and comfortable in a leadership role

Staff responsibilities to the Community Council RecruitmentChair

  • Provide up-to-date reports on the status of Light The Night and progress toward goals
  • Create needed materials for execution of assigned tasks (emails, scripts, tracking documents, marketing materials)
  • Provide guidance, training, and support for any volunteers and Recruitment Lead in the implementation of recruitment strategy and tasks
  • Ensure supporters and teams you recruit have an excellent experience

Time and location commitment:

  • We will host 3-4 one hour meetings between April and November
  • Additional time commitment will be needed outside of those meetings to check in with committee members and assist in their roles
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's office is located in downtown Jacksonville, but the meeting locations will be flexible based on the chair and committee members locations.

For more information about Light The Night please visit http://www.lightthenight.org/events/jacksonville

Skills

  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Group Facilitation
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18

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