Milton Relay For Life Ceremonies Lead

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

Position ID: V-HVC0961 Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis is a wonderful opportunity to create a meaningful event in the Milton 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 Ceremonies Lead, you are creative, innovative, and comfortable with public speaking. You will design and deliver significant messaging for the four main ceremonies for the Relay For Life; Opening Ceremonies, Survivor Victory Lap (in partnership with the Survivor Lead), Luminary Ceremonies, and Closing Ceremonies. Your experience with event management and your attention to detail will have a significant impact on the tone of the night and will be critical in creating a sense of community.
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 ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Marketing & Promotions ; Music & Performing Arts ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; 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 June 12, 2020 in Milton
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
LocationMilton
Number of PositionsMilton: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
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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