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ORGANIZATION: American Cancer Society

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* Retain and recruit Event Experience Chairs volunteers to help with mission & advocacy education and activation (i.e. create opportunities for people to eat healthy foods, to be physically active, to avoid the sun, for participants to join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) etc.).
* Collaborate with Lead to plan and set goals for mission & advocacy education and activation.
* Be an expert on mission-related and materials/resources about how the Society helps people stay well (prevention) and get well (screening) and finds cures (research education).
* Be an expert on the Society’s legislative priorities and ACS CAN materials/resources.
* Cultivate relationships with volunteers and community members who have directly benefitted from the Society’s advocacy eff orts and identify those who are willing to share their stories in person, in writing, and/or with the media.
* Leverage kick-off s, team meetings/rallies, fundraising workshops, event days, and wrap-ups as opportunities to educate Striders about the Society’s advocacy eff orts/successes, legislative action alerts, opportunities to join ACS CAN, how to stay well and get well.
* Ensure that all other Event Experience Chairs volunteers are considering mission education and activation in their plans.
* Ensure that all other Event Experience Chairs volunteers are considering advocacy education and activation in their plans.
* Ensure that all advocacy & mission volunteers/contacts know how much they are appreciated.

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About American Cancer Society

Location:

747 Camden Ave. Suite B, Campbell, CA 95008, 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

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Women

WHEN

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WHERE

747 Camden AvenueSuite BCampbell, CA 95008

(37.27525,-121.95042)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours a month
  • Reliable transportation for weeknight meetings/events.

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