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Making Strides Advocacy & Mission Chair Position Summary Advocacy and Mission Chair’s primary responsibility is to recruit ACS CAN members and engage Making Strides participants in fighting back through advocacy and educate participants on the mission of the American Cancer Society, available programs and services, and the work The Society is doing in the fight against breast cancer.
Responsibilities Work with Publicity, Marketing & Social Media Engagement Chair to develop and implement a plan to deliver Breast Cancer Mission Education Messages and ACS Programming. Work with Team Development Chair(s) to Team Leads, participants, volunteers, and community to take action on the Society’s legislative priorities and ACS CAN materials and resources. Ensure that Core Event Leadership Team includes and considers advocacy and mission education and activation in their plans by including ACS CAN education, celebrations, and member recruitment in their agenda when Making Strides participants are gathered. Communicate and disseminate materials provided from ACS CAN to help raise awareness about breast cancer-related legislative priorities and to recruit ACS CAN members. Collaborate with Registration and Accounting Lead to track ACS CAN membership forms/fees. Partner with Logistics Chair on needs for Breast Cancer Mission Messaging and Advocacy space for support events and MSABC event Become an ACS CAN member and attend your state’s Lobby Day effort. Seek out and implement ways to recognize, highlight and further engage current ACS CAN members Seek out and implement ways to recognize, highlight and further engage current program volunteers