Seeking 2020 Applicants for the San Francisco Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA)

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American Cancer Society

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American Cancer Society

Are you looking to make an impact in the fight against cancer in the SF Bay Area, nationally and globally? With the spread of COVID-19, cancer patients are more vulnerable than ever. We need your support to keep vital patient and caregiver resources available during this difficult time.

The American Cancer Society is actively recruiting new members for the San Francisco Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA). The ABOA is a dynamic group of professionals who seek to network with socially conscious peers (from industries like tech, legal, biotech and finance) and engage in the meaningful work that ACS is executing locally, including our mission to improve access to care and address social determinants of health that relate to cancer.

The ABOA will also participate in the San Francisco Discovery Gala- which is one of the top three American Cancer Society fundraisers in the country. The Gala seeks to raise more than $2 million in the effort to finish the fight against cancer. Nearly 500 high profile corporate sponsors, business and philanthropic leaders will be in attendance in 2020.

All members must pledge to the following:

  • Participation in monthly low-commitment, high engagement gatherings
  • Quarterly Volunteerism/ Fundraising Opportunities- each member of the group to join planning committee for (1) volunteerism or fundraising opportunity annually
  • San Francisco Discovery Gala Volunteer Participation on September 26th, 2020 (required for all active members)
  • Commitment to fundraising a minimum of $1000 on behalf of the American Cancer Society by way of peer to peer fundraising, fundraising events (ie guest bartending etc), sponsorship procurement, corporate matching program, auction item procurement or direct donations
  • Expanding the ABOA’s reach by recruiting additional members in order to make a greater impact

In addition to the standard duties and characteristics, members should:

  • Be excited at the opportunity to join the ABOA!
  • Be open minded, have a growth mindset, open to considering diverse viewpoints and committed to our mission.
  • Be honest, transparent and have extremely high-integrity.
  • Be interested in making new friends and having fun! For a cause!

ABOA Member Location

San Francisco or willing to travel to San Francisco

ABOA term & time commitment

  • Members of the ABOA serve a 1-year term and will be eligible for re-appointment. Some applicants may also be invited to serve on specific projects.


This position is with a non-profit organization, which is volunteer in nature and non-compensated.

Expression of interest & further details

  • We invite candidates interested in learning more about the organization and specifics of the position to express their interest by submitting a statement of interest and resume to

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About American Cancer Society


1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 300, Alameda, CA 94501, US

Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.


Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

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