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Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia (Relay for Life – Logistics Lead – Sydney)

Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia
Opportunity Title: Relay for Life – Logistics Lead – Sydney
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: January 1, 2020
End Date: July 31, 2020

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life brings together communities, united by the same goal of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. These events are also an opportunity to celebrate those who live and have lived in the face of cancer and those moving past cancer. Whether you are cheering on survivors, walking the track or joining in exciting trackside activities, Relay For Life is an unforgettable event! MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES • Support all committee Leads in any event initiatives that require logistics support (securing Relay venue, food and beverage station locations, set up and tear down of all recruitment, outreach, and Survivor celebration events) • Provide materials for all planned events and activities • Coordinate timing and location of any necessary deliveries and pick-ups for Relay event SKILLS REQUIRED – Ability to lift packages over 30 lbs – Organized – Resourceful – Proactive – Problem solver – Attention to detail – Connected within the community – Strong communication skills – Team player TIME COMMITTEMENT – November – July WHY JOIN THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY Volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society is a great opportunity for you to make a positive impact in your community, be part of a team, share your experience, learn new skills and develop lasting friendships. Volunteers are critical to our accomplishments and we wouldn’t be able to support, inform and empower those touched by cancer without you.

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