Relay For Life - Survivors and Careers Tea Host


Role: Survivors and Careers Tea Hosts – Relay For Life

Reports to/Supported by: Community Events Coordinator

Direct Reports: None

Budget:  No budget delegations

Purpose of Position

To assist with running the Survivors and Careers Tea and Lounge

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Check in at information booth, and then with lead Survivors and Careers Tea volunteer.
  • Contact Cancer Society staff or security if any issues arise
  • Welcome people to the Tea, and make sure the environment is inviting
  • Provide survivors and careers with the appropriate coloured sashes
  • Assist in serving beverages and catering to survivors and careers
  • Assist in making sure beverages and catering are stocked
  • Keep Survivors and Careers Lounge clean and tidy
  • Assist with anything else requested by lead Survivors and Careers Tea volunteer



Desired Outcome

The Survivors and Careers have a enjoyable experience at the Survivors and Careers Tea.



  • Friendly manner
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • Enthusiasm and commitment for Relay For Life, and for the Cancer Society


Hours required

A short briefing pre-event, and commitment to at least a 2 hour shift at Relay For Life

Work place

Trentham Racecourse, with occasional meetings at the Cancer Society Wellington.


  • Volunteering Team, Fundraising Events Team Lead and Community Events Coordinator are available for support and guidance.
  • An Online orientation to the Cancer Society and a mini orientation to the role.




Respect for the confidentiality of Cancer Society of New Zealand information and intellectual property is essential. Breaching this is considered serious misconduct.