Milton Relay For Life Community Engagement Chair

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

Position ID: V-HVC0952 Last Full Update: 29 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsAs the Community Engagement Chair, you are creative, innovative, and comfortable with public speaking. With your demonstrated ability to successfully manage a team, you will partner with the Event Experience Chair to provide leadership to the committee. Your goal will be to engage the community and support the committee members who report to you. Your portfolio will include participant recruitment, survivor engagement, marketing/social media, fundraising/sponsorship, and other approaches to engage and increase involvement in the event. Your committee will meet regularly over the course of the year, with increasing commitments as the event approaches.
ContactSandy McDonald, Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office; Phone: 905-634-6893; Email:
DutiesLeads all aspects of community engagement 
- recruitment of participants 
- retention of participants 
- survivor engagement 
- marketing and promotions 
- sponsorship and product donations
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!
Ages20 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration ; Social Media
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - November 2019 to June 2020 ; Event takes place on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Country Heritage Park
Number of PositionsMilton: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Halton Community Office, Cancer Support Services
Office Phone905-634-6893
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