Blue Mountains Volunteer Run Director, Logistics for the CIBC Run For The Cure

(Canadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound)

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Position ID: V-GRE0098 Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 Last Full Update: 24 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsRun for the Cure is held in September 2019.
ContactAmanda Delgado, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, Canadian Cancer Society; Phone: 705-726-8032 ext 3223; Email:
DutiesAs the Volunteer Run Director, Logistics your time will be spent managing and empowering the committee members tasked with driving all logistical elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure. 
While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the organization’s staff, you will lead a team of volunteers who will develop and execute a site plan, organize a 1km and 5km route, and recruit a team of volunteers to support all local Run activities. Safety is a priority during the planning process for you and your team. 
You will collaborate with your Co-Volunteer Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the organization’s staff in identifying vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks (template provided) are completed in a timely and professional manner 
You will have the constant support of the organizations staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance, and connect you with other Run leaders.
BenefitsYou will gain and experience in: 
* professional development 
* additional training in fundraising, media relations, relationship and project management 
* a feeling of empowerment seeing your committee and your community come together. 
* contributing to the organization’s vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer 
* expanding your professional and personal network 
* a sense of accomplishment 
* a deeper understanding of the breast cancer journey and those affected by the disease
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Registration
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work
Commitment Length* Attendance at the annual Run Director Training Conference in May (Friday to Sunday) 
* Monthly committee meetings from May to July and biweekly in August and September 
* Weekly tasks averaging 6-8 hours per week depending on the scope of tasks and time of year 
* Attendance and leadership role at pre-run events/opportunities 
* In person availability from October 1st – 6th , 2019
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
SeasonsSpring ; Summer ; Fall
LocationThe Village of Blue Mountain
Number of PositionsGrey County: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 01 Jan 2019
End Date31 Oct 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameCanadian Cancer Society, Bluewater Community Office - Owen Sound
Office PhoneOwen Sound Office 519-376-6011 * 1-800-430-6228
Toll Free PhoneCancer Information Service 1-888-939-3333 * Wheels of Hope Transportation Line 1-800-263-6750
Address & Map
1051 2nd Ave E, Unit 219
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H8
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