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Canadian Cancer Society (2019 CIBC Run for the Cure Committee Vancouver)

Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Opportunity Title: 2019 CIBC Run for the Cure Committee Vancouver
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: May 1, 2019
End Date: September 30, 2019

Email: kitty.lee@cancer.ca
Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=bc
Details:
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

Take the challenge:

The CIBC Run for the Cure  is a walk/run event held in nearly communities across Canada. The purpose of this event is to bring together people who support those affected by breast cancer, and to raise funds for breast cancer research and patient support programs.

The 2019 CIBC Run for the Cure will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019

Planning and organizing the Run takes time, passion and creative thinking. With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a 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. 

Time Commitment:

  • Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September
  • Weekly tasks averaging 2-5 hours per week depending your role and the time of year
  • Attendance at Run Director Training (Run Directors Only)
  • Attendance and leadership role at pre-Run events/opportunities

The ideal committee member has:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Access to a computer with Internet, and willingness to use new software programs
  • Passion for the breast cancer cause

You will gain skills and experience:

  • Contributing to the organization’s mission of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer
  • Working collaboratively with like minded volunteers in the community
  • Building relationships in your community




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