Burl-Oak Relay For Life - Survivor Lead

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

Position ID: V-HVC0965 Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis is a wonderful opportunity to create a meaningful event in the Burlington-Oakville 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 Survivor Lead, you are creative, familiar with the challenges cancer survivors face, and comfortable initiating conversations. You will connect with previous survivor participants and raise the profile of the event in your community so that those who have experienced cancer know that they are welcome to join in the survivor/caregiver reception and the survivor victory lap. Your insight and compassion will contribute to creating a warm and welcoming environment for those who are processing their cancer journey
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 ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Social Interaction ; Telephone Communication
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term - October 2019 to June 2020 ; Event takes place at Bronte Creek Provincial Park on June 5, 2020
Number of PositionsBurlington ; Oakville 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Start DateOn or after 04 Oct 2019
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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