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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

I am the Event Chair for the American Cancer Society (ASC) and managing the preparation, planning, logistics and execution of the Relay for Life-South Park on April 16, 2010. I am leading a staff of 15 members who are assisting me to pull off this 18- hour overnight (Alcohol & Tobacco Free) camp out event that is packed with entertainment and fun for all ages as we raise money to find a cure for cancer.

I need your assistance in one of the following positions:

Mission Support - Sponsorship Chair

Time Commitment: Average 2-3 hours per week

  • Work with Event Chair and Vice Chair to recruit subcommittee
  • Develop plan for achieving corporate sponsorship goal through effectively researching prospects, setting the appointments and handling all recognition and follow-up by utilizing committee, team and community contacts
Mission Delivery - Advocacy Chair

Time Commitment: Average 1-2 hours per week

  • Incorporate American Cancer Society advocacy efforts into survivor activities, day of event activities and team meetings
  • Educate and incorporate advocacy priorities into event activities at Relay
  • Work with Event Chair and Vice Chair to recruit members for ACS CAN
Marketing and Publicity Chair

Time Commitment: Average 1-2 hours per week

  • Develop media plan and research feature story ideas for coverage in local newsletters, newspapers, periodicals, etc., to promote event in local community
  • Work with staff partner to ensure American Cancer Society graphic standards are met
Luminaria Chair

Time Commitment: Average 1-2 hours per week (may increase closer to event)

  • Plan the Luminaria Ceremony and coordinate Luminaria sales in the community
  • Recruit subcommittee to assist with securing materials and recruiting event day volunteers
  • Coordinate Luminaria set up and break down at the event

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