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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter

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Introduction

At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.

Purpose

The purpose of this role is to distribute LLS marketing materials to enhance community involvement and revenue generation for key fundraising campaigns such as Light The Night, Team In Training, Big Climb Philly and The Dude Hates Cancer. The outcomes of this role serve our mission work by helping staff to conduct impactful, grassroots outreach for our fundraising events and keep records of participating establishments.

Position Tasks

  • Distribute LLS event materials (flyers, brochures) to local establishments in your immediate neighborhood (home,work).
  • Update and maintain local establishments with LLS campaign materials as needed.
  • Document new contacts, establishments and personal volunteer hours.

Shift Time: 2-4 hours per month or mutually agreed upon time. Monday - Friday, during business hours and the occasional weekend. Flexible schedule.

Benefits: Outreach is an integral step to help increase awareness about LLS and our fundraising events. This position has great opportunities to network and make professional contacts, have access to LLS events, and be part of a nationwide LLS community.

Training: LLS will provide instruction for distribution and documentation of establishments.

Best for Age Group: All ages

Time of Opportunity
: Morning, afternoon, evening. Weekly

Duration of Opportunity: Short-term

Remote/Onsite Volunteering: Remote


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About Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter

Location:

100 North 20th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

We work tirelessly to find cures and ensure patients can access the lifesaving treatments they need. When someone experiences the fear and uncertainty of a blood cancer diagnosis, we provide hope, compassion, education and support. Our impact is felt beyond blood cancer. The breakthrough treatments we helped advance for blood cancers are now improving the lives of people affected by many types of cancer.

Description

T Volunteers are our partners in the crusade to end cancer.

In 2017, LLS volunteers made a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission. With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are changing the landscape of cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves the Lehigh Valley Region.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 N. 20th Street, Suite 405Philadelphia, PA 19103

(39.956,-75.17305)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Delivery
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • This is an ongoing role with a desired minimum commitment of 4 months.
  • Desired Skills • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor • Comfort with public speaking • Ability to distribute flyers either by walking, car or public transport.

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