Burl-Oak Relay For Life - Event Experience Chair

(Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0394 Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis is a wonderful opportunity to create a meaningful event in your community that celebrates those who have lived, are living, and moving past cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life event brings neighbors, friends, and community influencers together, united by the common goal of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. The experience of cheering on survivors, walking the track, and joining in a range of trackside activities at Relay For Life creates an unforgettable evening!
ContactSandy McDonald, Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office; Phone: 905-634-6893; Email: smcdonald@ontario.cancer.ca
DutiesAs an Event Experience Chair, you are a team builder, a problem solver, and an excellent communicator who is connected to and passionate about the people in your community. With your demonstrated ability to successfully manage a team, you will partner with the Community Engagement Chair to provide leadership to the committee. You will engage your team to execute an organized event, with emphasis on event logistics and participant experience. You will prepare pre-event and event day operational plans and support the committee members who report to you. Your portfolio will also include entertainment, ceremonies, volunteer engagement, finance, and impact.
Benefits• Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer. 
• Have a positive impact in your community, foster growth and professional development of your fellow committee members. 
• Receive training and participate in learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills. 
• Apply your skills and experience to promote Relay For Life in your community. 
• Share your leadership experience, public speaking and networking opportunities. 
• Be part of an event that fosters community giving and generosity. 
Have Fun!
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Marketing & Promotions ; Social Media
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term - Otober 2019 to June 2020 ; Event takes place June 5 at Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Milton ; Oakville 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Office Phone905-634-6893
Toll Free PhoneCancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333; 
Quit Smoking Helpline 1-877-513-5333
E-Mailhalton@ontario.cancer.ca
Websitewww.cancer.ca
Address & Map
940 Sheldon Court
Burlington, ON L7L 5K6