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Coordinate logistics and materials for all planned events and activities.
Work with other captains to determine the official event day schedule.
Leads all aspects of event day entertainment.
Volunteer Engagement Lead
This position is responsible for recruiting volunteers for events leading up to the Run and on Run weekend. Working with fellow committee members, you determine how many event volunteers are needed and build a community outreach plan to engage volunteers. Through the management of your location’s Run volunteer email account, driving registration of volunteers on the website, and giving updates to the committee at each meeting, you will excel in your role. On Run Day, you oversee volunteer schedules through volunteer sign-in, the distribution of t-shirts, redirecting volunteers as needed, verifying of hours, and thanking volunteers for their time and energy. Support and training on our online volunteer management software will be provided.
Local Sponsorship Lead
Strengthening relationships with existing sponsors and attracting new sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the CIBC Run for the Cure revenue will be your skill set. Working with your committee, you are responsible for understanding the sponsorship grid at a national, regional, and local level to acquire local cash, and in-kind sponsorships. Understanding sponsor benefits and obligations are fulfilled and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the CIBC Run for the Cure is a key component of this role.
Participant Engagement Lead
This Volunteer will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants and team captains. Familiarization with the fundraising tools and resources available to individuals and team captains will make you better equipped to understand their needs. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! Communication through email and phone with past and current participants/team captains, coaches them and thanks them for their commitment to the cause. At the committee meeting your excitement about participation in the event will have others engaging their networks in teams as well. Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and the t-shirt pickup event is led.
Oversees the management of donations and tabulation of results primarily on Run weekend. They support the coordination of team t-shirt printing and early t-shirt pick-up events, and provide volunteer training and support on Run weekend for everyone in Registration. You will excel by utilizing the Registration Manual provided, following the minimum standards document and submitting all forms to our central office. In collaboration with the Participant Engagement Lead you will maintain an accurate, up to date, list of top fundraising teams and individuals, to ensure the correct fundraising totals and winners are provided to the Run Day Experience Lead on Run day.
T-shirt Printing and T-Shirt Pickup Coordination - You will need to confirm a t-shirt printer, connecting with Running Room contacts (where applicable) to organize times and locations for t-shirt pickup in your Run location.
Drive patients from your neighbourhood to their cancer treatments and home when treatment is finished. Choose the day and times that you want and which hospitals you can drive to. Help make someone's cancer journey a little brighter! URGENT need for drivers who are able to travel long distances.
• Keep accurate minutes of meetings
• Record all motions and decisions of meetings
• Notify Branch Members of meetings
• Distribute copies of Branch minutes and actions to Branch Members and CCS staff partners promptly after meetings
• Help promote all Society events and volunteer opportunities amongst your networks
• Adhere to all Canadian Cancer Society policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
Meetings are held at St. Paul's United Church located at 308 King Street, Midland ON
This Volunteer position keeps the committee organized. You will book meeting space, build meeting agendas, keep minutes and follow-up on task lists (critical paths). You will be the committee budget holder, which means you will oversee submission of expense claims and receipts, and consult with Run Staff to update your site’s budget each month. You will also create and maintain your committee list and record committee hours to be submitted to staff.
As the Communications Lead, you are responsible for local media relations and promotions for the CIBC Run for the Cure. Working alongside your committee and Volunteer Run Director, you will be generating excitement in your community via media and social media using the PR Toolkit and social media kit provided. Identifying and preparing local spokespeople will be part of the role as well as serving as the primary media contact on Run day. In addition to your role with media/social media there may be some distribution of marking materials required. If so, you will also be responsible for establishing a post event pick up plan for promotional materials.
Community Outreach Lead
As the Community Outreach Lead, identifying and implementing opportunities to promote the CIBC Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) is your skill. You have a great ability to encourage participation in the Run by connecting with the community and sharing the importance of the cause and impact of funds raised. Along with the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead you will coordinate the committee in the execution of pre-Run promotional events, ensuring logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion throughout the summer and fall.
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner, plan and coordinate the Daffodil Pin Coin Boxes in Parry Sound. Contact a variety of retail outlets to determine their willingness to have a daffodil pin display at their location during Daffodil Month (April). Deliver the displays at the end of March so they are ready for April and assist with the pick-up/restocking of the displays during and at the end of Daffodil Month.
Working collaboratively with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the CCS volunteers, providing leadership support and guidance in planning and implementing Daffodil Day Pin Sales at key locations in your community. You will be responsible for:
* recruiting, training and coordinating Daffodil Days volunteers
* providing support and resources to volunteers as appropriate
Volunteer a few hours of your time to sell daffodil pins in your community.
Event Day Volunteers
There are a variety of roles available on event day from handing out snacks and water to cheering on the participants.
Leads the 4 main ceremonies of Relay For Life; Opening Ceremonies, Survivor Victory Lap (in partnership with the Survivor lead), Luminary Ceremonies, Closing Ceremonies
Marketing and Public Relations Lead
* Ensure that branding, graphic standards, and key messaging are applied consistently along all platforms
* Manage social media communications on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms
* Assist your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner in reaching out to media outlets for event promotion
Run Day Experience Lead
As the Run Day Experience Lead, you will work with your committee to create a memorable experience for participants on Run day. You will be collaborating with committee members to ensure entertainment, photographer(s) and a survivor speaker are confirmed and finalizing the provided program to your site. Part of the Run Day experience is honouring survivors through the program and creating the layout for the survivor tent/area. Acting as a stage manager and keeping the program on time, organizing awards, and confirming guest speakers will keep you busy on Run Day. Working alongside the Site and Sponsorship Leads to source, draws/giveaways or services for Run day, you will ensure the program flows and that each participant gets the most out of their Run day experience!
Site and Route Lead
As the Site and Route Lead, you will organize an accessible and functional site and route for participants, sponsors and volunteers. Safety and accountability is a key priority during the planning process. Executing a 1km & 5km route, managing all route volunteers and ensuring that requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided by staff) are met are your key priorities for Run weekend. Leading up to the event, Site and Route Lead will work closely with the Run Directors to determine the services required and all permits/groups that need to be coordinated with due to impact of the event. They will be the master of inventory and storage of Run materials, and will ensure all agreements are completed and permits submitted. The Site & Route Lead demonstrates their project management to complete and oversees the set-up, tear down and clean-up (including any disposal) of the Run site. They are fantastic at forwarding all contacts/invoices and great communicators with their Run Director and committee.
Meet with your committee to determine needs for the different aspects of the event.
Review the Donation Request Workbook to ensure proper procedure for seeking donations and sponsorship.
Lead additional sources of revenue - pre-relay activities.
A Volunteer Event Photographer is needed to help capture the memorable and emotional moments of Relay For Life. Photographerwill be at the Opening Ceremonies by 6 p.m. and stay until the closing ceremony at around 11:30 pm. Some of the images we would like to capture are the Survivors' Victory Lap, Luminary Ceremony and the various activities taking place during the six hour event.
At the Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life, we show the people we love that life is bigger than your diagnosis — and that no matter where you live, you don’t have to face cancer alone. Relay is more than a fundraiser. It’s a chance to come together and celebrate the survivors in our communities, who send a powerful message of hope to those living with the disease. For 20 years, Relay For Life has been the Canadian Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event. At Relay, you’ll see participants of all ages taking turns walking around a designated track. We ask each team to have at least one member on the track at all times, as a way to symbolize our solidarity with those affected by cancer across the country. With nearly 1 in 2 Canadians expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, we all know someone whose life has been changed by this disease.