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DAYTON MAKING STRIDES SURVIVOR AND CAREGIVER EXPERIENCE LEAD

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American Cancer Society | North Central Region

Strides

Making Strides events celebrate and honor breast cancer survivors and caregivers, educate the public about prevention and detection to reduce risk of the disease, and raise funds to help end breast cancer.

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK | OCTOBER 16, 2021

MAKING STRIDES SURVIVOR AND CAREGIVER EXPERIENCE LEAD

Breast cancer survivors are the celebrities of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The Survivor and Caregiver Lead is responsible for recruiting, recognizing, and engaging survivors and caregivers from area communities for the event. This person is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of the Survivor (and Caregiver) Tent day of the event, Survivor activities and/or gifts at the Kickoff, and will work with the staff partner to support survivor team recruitment and engagement. Caregivers are also a critical piece, and most are either currently caring for their loved one, have cared for them in the past, or are going through a loss of their loved one and need support from those around them- specifically other caregivers who understand what they are going through. This volunteer lead will work with the ACS staff partner to identify key opportunities, and additional responsibilities may include organizing the survivor and caregiver area during the event.

*** OTHER GENERAL YEAR-ROUND AND DAY-OF EVENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE ***
No in-person volunteering needed until October.

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About American Cancer Society | North Central Region

Location:

4540 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242, 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.

Description

We, the volunteers and staff members of the American Cancer Society, empower and mobilize communities to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering by distinguishing the Society as the organization of choice for meaningful volunteer engagement.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering for the American Cancer Society means you have an opportunity to save lives and fulfill your own. When you volunteer, you can:

  • Make a meaningful difference in your community.
  • Help cancer patients and their families.
  • Have flexible options and opportunities that fit your schedule.
  • Build relationships and networks that last a lifetime.
  • Learn and grow personally and professionally.
  • Involve your family and friends.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

220 N Patterson BlvdGreater Dayton RegionDayton, OH 45402

(39.76426,-84.18538)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours a month of commitment.

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