Relay For Life - Pack in Role


Role: Pack In Role – Relay For Life

Reports to/Supported by: Community Events Coordinator

Direct Reports: None

Budget:  No budget delegations

Purpose of Position

To assist with the packing in of Relay For Life

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Check in at information booth, and then with lead Operational Volunteer.
  • Lead Operational Volunteer to conduct Health and Safety inductions with all teams
  • Contact Cancer Society staff or security if any issues arise
  • Duties will be varied, and could include, but not be limited to:
  • Unloading and setting up merchandice
  • Setting up Cancer Society info booth
  • Directing teams to their sites on arrival
  • Direct and controlling traffic at the venue
  • Setting up signage
  • Site dressing and decoration
  • Setting up Storybooth and Candlebag decorating area
  • Setting up Survivors and Careers Space



Desired Outcome

Relay For Life pack in runs efficiently and effectively.



  • Fast-paced worker
  • Willingness to take on a range of tasks
  • 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 Event 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.




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