Canadian Cancer Society - Hope

Daffodil Campaign - Pin Distribution Leader - Daffodil Campaign

Position Overview

Are you a team player looking for opportunities to make a positive impact in your community? Help the Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Campaign in the fight against cancer.

Funds raised through the sale of pins during the Daffodil Campaign will lead crucial cancer prevention initiatives, fund lifesaving research, and deliver trusted information and compassionate support to people living with cancer and their caregivers. April is the month to fight back!

Pin Distribution Leaders manage a team of volunteers to distribute and collect retail pin boxes to high-traffic locations in their community. Pin Distribution Leaders:

  • Contact, support, and recognize all Pin Distribution volunteers utilizing VI (online volunteer database)
  • Report to the Annual Giving Staff on Pin Project Manager to provide progress updates, share concerns and develop plans to ensure that volunteer and revenue targets are met
  • Work with the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to actively recruit pin volunteers in their community
  • Contact and secure the continued support of previous pin partners
  • Identify and secure new pin partners
  • Provide list of confirmed locations, contact names and number of boxes required per location
  • Assign volunteers to confirmed pin box locations in their school, work or home neighbourhood
  • Share training resources and provide on-the-job coaching and support to Pin Distribution Volunteers
  • Manage the delivery and return of all Daffodil resources to/from the Pin Distribution Volunteers (pins, boxes, marketing materials, tracking tools)
  • Direct volunteers to collect and track revenue per pin box location and remit both funds and report as per agreed upon schedule
  • Participate in campaign debrief.


  • Play an integral role in supporting the mission, vision, and values of the Society
  • Join a team of enthusiastic and interesting people
  • Enhance project management, people management, communication, and organizational skills
  • Attend a variety of Society events and network with Society staff and volunteers.

Training & Support

  • Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Orientation and Volunteer Handbook
  • Campaign-specific training provided by regional team
  • Regular leadership meetings
  • Workforce Leadership Summit & Workforce Leadership Modules

Skills & Qualifications

  • Well organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to motivate others and work as a team
  • Creative thinker with problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Volunteer management experience an asset
  • Project management experience an asset
  • Access to a vehicle and a telephone essential


October - May. Approximately 10 hours per month (could increase to approximately 20 hours per month in March and April). Flexible schedule required.

Pin Distribution Volunteer, Daffodil Campaign, Hope




Schedule Summary

This activity occurs between Saturday, November 01, 2014 and Tuesday, July 30, 2019