Terry Fox Run Committee Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Terry Fox Foundation
Address: Unit A - 1214 Chevrier Blvd
Winnipeg MB  R3T 1Y3
Website: https://terryfox.org/
Organizational Description: The Terry Fox Foundation builds on Terry Fox's dream to end cancer through research. We maintain the vision and principles of Terry while raising money for cancer research through the annual Terry Fox Run, Terry Fox School Run, as well as tribute donations and planned giving.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Volunteers are the key to the success of The Terry Fox Run. You are an ambassador for The Terry Fox Foundation in your community, helping to create enduring local relationships. As a volunteer-driven organization, we need you to be a creative, enthusiastic individual who possesses exceptional leadership qualities. Materials and guidance will be provided by the Foundation.

Key Responsibilities of a Terry Fox Run Committee Member:
-Work with fellow Committee members to organize the annual Run
-Attend planning meetings (virtually)
-Review minutes and implement action items in a timely manner
-Cover specific tasks and roles based on skill set, interest, and local needs in the following areas:
a) Logistics
b) Promotions
c) Social Media
d) Fundraising
e) Merchandise Sales
f) Run Day Registration
g) Run Day Route Management
h) Food
i) Entertainment
Skills Required: -Excellent work ethic
-Motivated to move quickly and get the job done
-Good organizational skills, detail oriented
-Excellent initiative and ability to work as a team player
-Able to meet deadlines
-Dependable and reliable
Skills Gained/Related Careers: What We Offer
-The opportunity to represent the legacy of a great Canadian
Work with a national grassroots organization that changes lives for the better everyday
-An opportunity to use and grow professional skills, expand your network
-Support from Provincial Office staff to answer questions and provide suggestions
-The sense of community and accomplishment on Terry Fox Run Day - it can't be beat!
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
various. -potentially up to 3 hours per week beginning immediately until end of September. -also, aprx 5 hours on Sun Sept 18 outdoors at the annual Terry Fox Run
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: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: mb@terryfox.org
Closing Date: Sep 1, 2022
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