Volunteer Engagement Lead, CIBC Run For the Cure Committee - WINNIPEG

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society Manitoba Division
Address: 193 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B7
Website: http://cancer.ca
Organizational Description: The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As the Volunteer Engagement Lead, you are responsible for recruiting volunteers for events leading up to the Run and on Run weekend. Working with fellow committee members, you determine how many event volunteers are needed and build a community outreach plan to engage volunteers. Through the management of your location's Run volunteer email account, driving registration of volunteers on the website, and giving updates to the committee at each meeting, you will excel in your role. On Run Day, you oversee volunteer schedules through volunteer sign-in, the distribution of t-shirts, redirecting volunteers as needed, verifying of hours, and thanking volunteers for their time and energy. Support and training on our online volunteer management software will be provided.
Skills Required: The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Comfortable in a leadership role and a passion for building relationships
Regular access to a computer and comfortable navigating email and web platforms
Strong organizational and time management skills
Passionate about the breast cancer cause
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Contributing to the organization's vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer
Developing volunteer management and communication skills
Working collaboratively with like-minded volunteers in the community
Building relationships in your community
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September Weekly tasks averaging 3-5 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year Attendance and leadership role at Run events/opportunities leading up to & including Run Day (Oct 6th) In person availability from October 4 to October 6, 2019
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: cancer.volunteerhub.com/lp/YWGRFTC/
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2019