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Canadian Cancer Society (Volunteer Run Director Community Engagement – CIBC Run for the Cure)

Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Run Director Community Engagement – CIBC Run for the Cure
Category: Fundraising & Sponsorship
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: May 26, 2017
End Date: October 31, 2017

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run site in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the CIBC Run for the Cure takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and the organization’s staff, you have the opportunity to be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national event, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results. What’s Involved: As the Volunteer Run Director, Community Engagement your time will be spent managing and empowering your committee to rally support and participants for the CIBC Run for the Cure. While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the organization’s staff, you will be tasked with creating a community engagement plan and engaging the entire committee in understanding and achieving the revenue goal for the event. You and your team will work together to maximize participation, drive fundraising and offset costs through sponsorship and participant fundraising. You will collaborate with your Co-Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the organization’s staff in identifying vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks (template provided) are completed in a timely and professional manner You will have the constant support of the organization’s staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance and assistance when necessary, and connect you with other Run Leaders.   Time Commitment: Attendance at the annual Run Director Training Conference in May (Friday to Sunday) Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September Weekly tasks averaging 6-8 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year Attendance and leadership role at pre Run events/opportunities, In person availability from September 29th to October 1st, 2017   The ideal Volunteer Run Director, Community Engagement has/is: Demonstrated success in a leadership role with team building experience A master planner, delegator and provides clear direction and support A passion for the breast cancer cause and event planning Experience in volunteerism, personal or professional fundraising, sales, and/or communications Strong project management skills with ability to anticipate problems and develop appropriate solutions Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity Excellent computer skills Flexibility during business hours to respond to emails and phone calls as needed Agrees to the organization’s Waiver and Code of Conduct for Employees, and Volunteers Has a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle, Ability to perform light physical duties such as carrying boxes, and pitch in as needed You will gain and experience:   Professional development Additional training in fundraising, media relations, relationship and project management A feeling of empowerment seeing your committee and your community come together Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer Expanding your professional and personal network A sense of accomplishment A deeper understanding of the breast cancer journey and those affected by the disease  

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