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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network PurpleStride Chair

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The PurpleStride Chair (PSC) recruits and works with a planning committee in collaboration with staff partner to lead the coordination and production of PanCAN’s signature walk/run fundraising event, PurpleStride. The PSC facilitates the planning and execution of fundraising, sponsorship, logistics, marketing and program as it relates to PurpleStride to ensure a successful event. PurpleStride is the walk to end pancreatic cancer and is among the largest sources of funding for PanCAN while raising awareness and creating a community among those affected by this disease.


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Oversee all aspects of the PurpleStride event including revenue, budget, logistics and event experience.
  • Actively recruit and retain PurpleStride Planning Committee Chairs.
  • Knowledgeable in committee responsibilities and ensure committee is properly trained.
  • Communicate regularly with planning committee and staff partner
  • Partner with planning committee and staff partner to determine event goals and benchmarks.
  • Organize and facilitate regular PurpleStride planning meetings to ensure initiatives and tasks are on target.
  • Mentor and support all planning committee chairs to ensure success. Examples include:
  • Team & Individual Development Chair: work closely in planning kickoff meeting and to steward team captain’s year-round.
  • Logistics Committee Chair: Partner to research and secure location and date of event, secure permits and vendors.
  • Sponsorship Committee Chair: work closely to help steward sponsors year-round.
  • Hold and facilitate debriefing/wrap up meeting with planning committee members.


Expectations

  • Complete and maintain Partnership Agreement with Affiliate Chair and staff partner.
  • Complete and maintain Partnership Agreement with Committee Chairs.
  • Access to a computer and the internet as well as proficient computer skills.
  • Respond to inquiries within two business days.
  • All volunteer positions are expected to regularly communicate with their staff partner and/or local volunteer leader, think holistically about referrals (patient, volunteer, donor, etc.) and demonstrate a commitment to the PanCAN mission.


Qualifications/Skills

  • 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
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience facilitating meetings and/or trainings
  • Knowledge of community
  • Strong time management
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s mission


Training Support

  • PanCAN volunteer onboarding and role specific training
  • PurpleStride Chair Guidebook and access to resources via online platform
  • Webinars throughout the year
  • Inside Track e-newsletter - distributed to all leadership roles
  • National Leadership Training - in person training over 3 days

Staff & Volunteer Partners

  • PanCAN Staff Partner - Community Relationship Manager
  • PurpleStride Planning Committee Volunteers
  • Team & Individual Development Chair
  • Sponsorship & Flagship Chair
  • Logistics Chair
  • Event Experience Chair
  • Event Day Volunteer Chair


The PurpleStride Chair (PSC) recruits and works with a planning committee in collaboration with staff partner to lead the coordination and production of PanCAN’s signature walk/run fundraising event, PurpleStride. The PSC facilitates the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
6605 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States

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