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Pigs of Hope is an annual fundraising campaign where supporters "adopt" a piggy bank to take home, or to their business, and collect donations for the Canadian Cancer Society Wheels of Hope Transportation program. The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for lead volunteers to help organize and oversee adoption sites in Collingwood, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, and South Bruce Peninsula. The 2019 Pigs of Hope campaign will launch November 12th and run until December 31st.
Planning and organizing the Pigs of Hope Adoption Site takes time, passion and creative thinking. As the adoption site lead you will work closely with your local staff partner to secure and manage a high traffic adoption site in your community for four days (two days for adoption and two days for returns). You will be responsible for the set-up and take-down of the adoption location as well as securing volunteers as needed to help oversee the four days. You will also ensure that information about the importance of the Pigs of Hope campaign is shared with the adopters and you will track the distribution and return of the pigs.
With support from volunteers and the organization’s staff, you will be a part of something truly extraordinary in your community. Success depends on volunteers like you. With your community insight, you will raise awareness, encourage participation, and drive fundraising results.
The ideal Pigs of Hope Adoption Site Lead has:
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Great customer service
• Exceptional communication skills
• Access to a computer with Internet
• Passion for the cancer cause
As the Participant Engagement Lead, you will be the first line of communication for new and returning individual participants and team captains. Familiarization with the fundraising tools and resources available to individuals and team captains will make you better equipped to understand their needs. Going the extra mile to make your participants feel special will make for the most rewarding experience! Communication through email and phone with past and current participants/team captains, coaches them and thanks them for their commitment to the cause. At the committee meeting your excitement about participation in the event will have others engaging their networks in teams as well. Collaborating with the Registration Lead, the two of you will ensure all t-shirt orders for teams are coordinated and the t-shirt pickup event is led.
As the Site and Route Lead, you will be organizing an accessible and functional site and route for participants, sponsors and volunteers. Safety and accountability is a key priority during the planning process. Executing a 1km & 5km route, managing all route volunteers and ensuring the requirements of the local municipality and the event minimum standards (provided by staff) are met and your key priorities for Run weekend. Leading up to the event, Site and Route Lead will work closely with the Run Directors to determine the services required and all permits/groups that need to be coordinated with due to impact of the event. They will be the master of inventory and storage of Run materials, and will ensure all agreements are completed and permits submitted. The Site & Route Lead demonstrates their project management to complete and oversees the set-up, tear down and clean-up (including any disposal) of the Run site. They are fantastic at forwarding all contacts/invoices and great communicators with their Run Director and committee.
As the Committee Liaison, you will be charged with keeping the committee organized. You will book meeting space, build meeting agendas, keep minutes and follow-up on task lists (critical paths). You will be the committee budget holder, which means you will oversee submission of expense claims and receipts, and consult with Run Staff to update your site’s budget each month. You will also create and maintain your committee list and record committee hours to be submitted to staff.
As the Community Outreach Lead, identifying and implementing opportunities to promote the CIBC Run for the Cure in your community (festivals and events, speaking engagements, clubs) is your skill. You have a great ability to encourage participation in the Run by connecting with the community and sharing the importance of the cause and impact of funds raised. Along with the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead you will coordinate the committee in the execution of pre-Run promotional events, ensuring logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion throughout the summer and fall
As the Local Sponsorship Lead, strengthening relationships with existing sponsors, and attracting new sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the CIBC Run for the Cure revenue will be your skill set. Working with your committee, you are responsible for understanding the sponsorship grid at a national, regional, and local level to acquire local cash, and in-kind sponsorships. Understanding sponsor benefits and obligations are fulfilled and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the CIBC Run for the Cure, is a key component of this role.
As the Run Day Experience Lead, you will work with your committee to create a memorable experience for participants on Run day. You will be collaborating with committee members to ensure entertainment, photographer(s) and a survivor speaker are confirmed and finalizing the provided program to your site. Part of the Run Day experience is honouring survivors through the program and creating the layout for the survivor tent/area. Acting as a stage manager and keeping the program on time, organizing awards, and confirming guest speakers will keep you busy on Run Day. Working alongside the Site and Sponsorship Leads to source, draws/giveaways or services for Run day, you will ensure the program flows and that each participant gets the most out of their Run day experience!
There are a variety of roles available on event day from handing out snacks and water to cheering on the participants.