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Volunteer Leadership Position -PanCAN PurpleStride Chair -New Jersey

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (NY/NJ)

  • 2 people are interested

The PurpleStride Chair recruits and works with a planning committee in collaboration with staff partner to lead the coordination and production of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's signature event. The Chair leads the planning and the execution of fundraising, sponsorship, marketing, logistics and the overall event experience as it relates to PurpleStride. The PurpleStride Chair is also a member of the New Jersey Affiliate Leadership Team and will help to drive the overall PanCAN strategy in the local New Jersey community.

This position will help you develop and strengthen your leadership skills including but not limited to time management, team building, project management, problem solving and effective communication.

PurpleStride events are the number one way PanCAN raises money to fight pancreatic cancer in a comprehensive way through scientific research, patient services, government advocacy and community engagement.

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About Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (NY/NJ)



Mission Statement

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. Founded in 1999, the non-profit Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's national office is in Manhattan Beach, California, with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, and volunteer leadership in more than 90 communities around the country.


Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure. At the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, our community network is the driving force behind progress. Join thousands of volunteers, survivors, healthcare professionals, researchers and donors who are making a difference in the pancreatic cancer community. Get involved today!

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We'll work with your schedule.


Mack-Cali Business Campus1 Campus DriveParsippany, NJ 07054



  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Varies but 5-15 hours a week including but not limited to committee meetings, affiliate meetings, leadership meetings and other as it relates to the event.
  • Effective delegation and management of a committee Strong personal and professional network Strong leader, communicator and motivator A friendly, positive, solution-oriented, professional demeanor Excellent organizational skills

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