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Organization: Canadian Cancer Society (Ottawa Community Office)

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: May 31, 2019


What is Involved:
By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will strengthen relationships with existing sponsors and attract new sponsors. Working with your committee you are responsible for prospecting, developing and establishing new relationships and leads, both in cash and in-kind sponsorships.

Position Details:
•Leverage your personal and professional networks to identify Run for the Cure leads within the corporate and business community.
•Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc
•Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship.
•Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.

Time Commitment: (May 2019 - October 2019)
•Full participation in monthly meetings. Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings.
•Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6, 2019
•Weekly tasks averaging 3 - 5 hours per week depending on the scope of the tasks and the time of year.
•Attendance at additional weekend events are required.
•In person availability from October 4 to 6.

What You Bring to this Position: You are excited and motivated to support ways to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure. You have the ability to network and negotiate and are willing to leverage and expand community connections. You have strong communication skills and are comfortable speaking to groups and presenting requests. (Due to sponsor hours some tasks might be required to be performed during your workday.)


Linda Rodgers


Ext: 3622


Volunteer Opportunity Address
116 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G3


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Event planning and participation

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
•Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer.
•Apply your skills and experience to promote Run for the Cure in your community
•Gain leadership experience, pulic speaking and networking opportunities.
•Be part of an event that fosters community giving and generosity.
•Have fun!

If you feel you are a good fit please complete a Volunteer Application Form indicating in the box marked 'other' the title of this position. We look forward to hearing from you.

You may also apply on-line through Charity Village (copy and paste this link): https://charityvillage.com/app/volunteer-listings/6202234a-3c52-e911-80da-14187768272a?search=true

How will the organization benefit?

The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research. It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause. Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do.

This year's event takes place on October 6, 2019.

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24