Burl-Oak Relay For Life - Recruitment and Retention Lead

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

Position ID: V-HVC0788 Last Full Update: 28 Feb 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 the Recruitment and Retention Lead, you are organized, self-motivated, and have great interpersonal skills. Using your personal and professional networks, you will assist in promotion and recruitment for the Relay For Life event by collaborating with your Canadian Cancer Society staff partner and the Relay For Life Event Chair. This role involves prospecting, developing, and establishing new relationships and leads, as well as educating them about this opportunity. You will also be provided contact information for participants from the previous year's event; you will become their point of contact for engaging in 2020!
BenefitsThis opportunity provides you with a platform to use your skills and increase your competencies and build on your portfolio.  
You will provide the opportunity for those affected by cancer to come together and draw support while raising funds for critical, life-saving cancer research and programs.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Registration ; Social Interaction ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term - October 2019 to June 2020 ; Event takes place June 5, 2020
LocationEvent takes place at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Oakville
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Oakville 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
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
E-Mailhalton@ontario.cancer.ca
Websitewww.cancer.ca
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Burlington, ON L7L 5K6
 
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