Terry Fox Run Organizer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Terry Fox Foundation
Address: 886-167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 0V3
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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5280
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 creative, enthusiastic individuals who possesses exceptional leadership qualities.

Key Responsibilities of a Terry Fox Run Organizer:

Host the annual Terry Fox Run in your community to be fun, safe, inclusive and non-competitive. To support participants in their efforts to fund-raise for cancer research.

Build a support team or committee, with friends, family and other volunteers to help with tasks.

Assign roles and tasks to the support team members or committee members, based on skill set, interests, and local needs.

Oversee all operations of your Terry Fox Run through guidance, leadership and management of the committee members and volunteers.

Materials and guidance will be provided by the Foundation.

Skills Required:

Event Planning

Strong Communication

People Engagement, Team player

Project Management

Leadership and Mentorship


Excellent Work Ethic, Dependable and Reliable

Organizational, and Detailed Oriented

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Become a Run Organizer and you get to join hundreds of fellow volunteers who help make The Terry Fox Run one of the world's largest single-day fundraiser for cancer research in the world! Make new friends, gain insight into the greatest fight of a lifetime and receive our thanks for your commitment to eradicating this disease.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours

Peak organization months are April through September with opportunity for ongoing promotion of the Run throughout the year.

During peak months, 1 - 3 hours per week can be expected for ongoing support of the Terry Fox Run Organizer and Committee volunteers beginning immediately until end of September, and the day of the run, September 15 2024.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Eastman
- Steinbach
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Group - small, family and friends
Group - large, corporate and schools
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: terryfox.org/terry-fox-run/volunteer/
Closing Date: Sep 15, 2024