Run Day Experience Lead - CIBC Run for the Cure Leadership Volunteering - Brandon

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Cancer Society
Address: 193 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B7
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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5315
Description of Duties:

As a leadership volunteer, you will be part of our committees of 10 to 15 volunteers who will work over the months to help us organize our fundraising events. Depending on the needs in your community, available roles could include committee lead, logistics, community outreach, volunteer lead, and social media.


The Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5k or 1k walk or run.

This year's event will be taking place on Sunday, October 6, 2024.

As the volunteer Run Day Experience Lead, you will be responsible for:

• Securing an EMCEE to host the event.

• Booking a stage, Audio Visual, power, and all other logistics needed to give an exciting event experience.

• Creating a run of show and executing on event day.

• Finalizing event day script and ensuring opening ceremonies are executed without issue.

• Overseeing set up and teardown for stage and all other experience-related areas.

Skills Required:

Why we need you:

It is the largest single-day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate for this volunteer role has:

• A positive attitude

• Communication and interpersonal skills

• A strong sense of self-motivation and time management.

Must be 18+ to apply and complete the Canadian Cancer Society code of conduct.

Our Investment

JOIN US and be part of the larger Run community and have the opportunity to learn and mentor as you engage with CCS staff and volunteers.

Your commitment

• This is a 6-month commitment (May through October).

• Attending local committee meetings (generally bi-weekly to monthly).

• Independent role work/responsibilities (approx. 4-6 hours per month, with increased workload August & September).

• Must be available over the event weekend (October 5 & October 6).

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Remote Volunteering
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Oct 5, 2024