Canadian Cancer Society - Cowichan Valley


Cops for Cancer - Tour de Rock Community Committee

 

Are you passionate about working to end childhood cancer? Join our Cops for Cancer Community Committee in planning, organizing and participating in community fundraising events supporting the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

 

We know Tour de Rock may look different this year but are hopeful the team will start their journey in the fall to help re-build community spirit while raising funds for pediatric cancer research and support programs like Camp Goodtimes.

 

There is no doubt COVID-19 has had a negative impact on all of us, but we will continue our efforts for the kids. And we need your help!

 

This year, positions on the committee can vary as we are still working out what the Tour de Rock event will look like. Positions can include helping coordinate and chair committee meetings (meetings are held online for the time being); liaising between volunteers and staff; helping coordinate event logistics and support those organizing independent fundraising events; and supporting the Tour de Rock Riders with their fundraising activities. All events are currently postponed until further notice, we are hoping to have some fundraising activities back up and running in the late summer and fall.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock fundraising events whether that be driven online or in public at a later time;
  • Help to increase the efficiency of logistics of Tour de Rock events through planning; communicating with different stakeholders including CCS, riders, donors and the public; and supporting activities on the day of the event;
  • Drive online engagement through social media in your specific community. Majority of our donations will be coming online this year;
  • Other duties as determined by the committee.

BENEFITS

  • Great opportunity to build your event-planning skills as being part of the Island’s largest fundraising event
  • Strengthen your community networking skills and adaptability while supporting a very well-known and respected campaign
  • Opportunity to work towards preventing childhood cancer and providing recreational opportunities for children with cancer

 

TRAINING & SUPPORT

  • Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Orientation and Volunteer Handbook
  • Role-specific training, if delegated by the committee
  • Support from Leadership Volunteer colleagues and Regional Staff

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with event planning is beneficial, although not required
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Access to a computer is required, video and audio capability is beneficial for the upcoming months
  • Active social media presence

 

COMMITMENT

  • 6 month commitment, with the option to renew
    • Starting May 1st, ending early October
  • Meeting frequency, dependant on community