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CIBC Run for the Cure Participant Engagement Lead

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Canadian Cancer Society - Ontario
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The Blue Mountains, ON, Canada

Canadian Cancer Society - Ontario


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
June 13, 2020
12:00am EDT
October 5, 2020
11:59pm EDT
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Take the challenge:

Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run location in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and staff, you will be 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 Participant Engagement Lead, you will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants. You will be tasked with sending welcome emails, contacting participants to encourage them to set and achieve their fundraising goals, as well and working with your committee to recruit new participants. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! 

Time Commitment:

  • Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September (VIRTUAL)
  • Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year
  • Attendance at additional weekend events are required for this position!
  • Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day

The ideal Participant Engagement Lead is/has:

  • The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Passionate about building relationships and hearing the stories of why people participate
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Regular access to a computer and comfortable navigating email and web platforms

You will gain and experience:

  • Contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer.
  • Develop your communication, relationship management and fundraising skills
  • Working collaboratively with volunteers in the community 


Take the challenge:

Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run location in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

The Blue Mountains/Collingwood

The Blue Mountains, ON, CA

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