Bring Relay For Life Youth to Your School!

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

Position ID: V-HVC0613 Last Full Update: 28 May 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsRelay For Life is a party with a purpose and your school’s chance to come together to fight cancer and save lives! It’s a unique program for students to lead and create a fun, active event for the entire school, with the support of teachers and staff. Relay For Life is your opportunity to be the best version of yourself through leadership and philanthropy. Together, we are stronger than cancer.
ContactCourtney Rattan, Relay For Life Youth Specialist, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 289 795 7516; Email:
Duties- Volunteers have the chance to plan an amazing event that could include live music, DJs, games, sports and other activities to keep fellow students engaged and active throughout the event.  
- Students will form relay teams to fundraise and take turn walking or running around your school’s track, passing the baton to teammates to achieve personal or team distance goals, and connect with others in this emotionally inspiring event
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BenefitsVolunteer Hours
ClientsPeer, Teachers, Community Members
Ages14 year(s) - 25 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Volunteer Coordination ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; A committee of students plan and organize this event at their school, meeting once a week for a number of weeks.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesYou will meet with your committee each week when you are available. i.e. at lunch or after school at your school.
SeasonsSpring - Most events happen in the spring ; Fall
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator
LocationAt your own school, you plan and host this event.
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided - We have specific training for both Post-Secondary students and Secondary Students ; Training on-going ; You will work with a Relay For Life Youth Specialist/Coordinator to get training and guidance throughout the year.
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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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
Address & Map
940 Sheldon Court
Burlington, ON L7L 5K6
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