Organization: Canadian Cancer Society (Ottawa Community Office)
Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)
Language Preference: Bilingual
Number of Positions Available: 1
Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Special events and festivals
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?
Volunteers are the community drivers in every Run site in Canada. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. In partnership with volunteers and staff, you will be part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Although this is a national event, local success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.
How will the organization benefit?
*Attendance at the annual Run Director Training Conference in Toronto (costs covered)
*Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September
*Weekly tasks averaging 6-8 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year
*Attendance and leadership role at pre-Run events/opportunities,
*In person availability from September 26th to October 4th
*Training will be provided throughout the Run season in the form of webinars and conference calls
Organization category: Health
Time it will take to contact applicants - Over 3 weeks
This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24Apply