Daffodil Days Site Manager

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

Position ID: V-HVC0756 Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsFor over 80 years, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has been Canada’s cancer voice and leading authority on the disease. We’re the only organization that fights all types of cancer, supports and advocates for patients and their families, and champions those who care about a future where no Canadian fears cancer.  
Daffodil Month, held every April, is our national fundraising campaign. Monies raised allow us to continue our critical work in the fight against cancer.
ContactCoordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office; Phone: 905-634-6893; Email: phadfield@ontario.cancer.ca
DutiesManage one or two daffodil pin sites (retail locations) over two or four consecutive days.  
Coordinate the scheduled volunteers at a local business . 
Call volunteers a few days before to remind them of their shift. 
Pick up needed items from office. 
Set up the supplies each morning, and give the volunteer directions. 
Check on the location throughout the day, and be on-call if a volunteer does not show up for their shift. 
Pick up all the supplies and funds at the end of each day. 
Act as a liaison between the site and office, relay messages and information to ensure smooth operations and successful sales.
More Info Linkhttps://myccsschedule.volunteerhub.com/
Benefits- Have a positive impact in your community as a leader in the fight against cancer.  
- Get training and learning opportunities to strengthen personal and professional skills.  
- Apply your skills and experience to promote Daffodil Month in your community.  
- Gain leadership experience, and networking opportunities.  
- Be part of an event that fosters community giving and generosity.  
- This is an opportunity to receive recognition (letter of appreciation, job reference and awards) for volunteering your time and supporting Canadians living with cancer
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term
SeasonsSpring - mid March to mid April
Locationvarious retail locations in Halton
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
22 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationDriver License required ; Car 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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