Run for the Cure Team Engagement Coordinator, Kitchener-Waterloo

Run for the Cure Team Engagement Coordinator, Kitchener-Waterloo
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Canadian Cancer Society
  • Board Member / Leadership
  • Committee Member
  • Fundraising / Giving
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • Ontario - Kitchener-Waterloo

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.   


The Canadian Cancer Society's CIBC Run for the Cure is a 5 km run or a 1 km walk that has raised $430M for breast cancer research.  It is the largest single day, volunteer-led event in Canada in support of the breast cancer cause.  Your strong leadership skills and organizational guidance will contribute to your local Run for the Cure event and the 1 in 8 women diagnosed with breast cancer. You can be proud that it's making a difference - there's been a 44% decrease in breast cancer mortality rates since the mid 1980s. But there's more work to do.

This years event takes place October 6, 2019

Your talents are needed for this year's event.

What is involved:

By utilizing your personal and professional networks you will raise awareness, encourage participation and drive fundraising results for local participants. You will oversee all team activities, as well as ensure they have the required tools and resources to be successful and have fun raising money for this important cause. 

Position Details:

  • Communicating through email and phone with past and current teams on a regular basis
  • Collaborating with the Registration Lead regarding t-shirt orders for teams are t-shirt pick up event
  • Available to attend community events

Time Commitment:

  • Full participation in monthly meetings.  Additional time to attend community events or additional meetings.  
  • Committed to providing hands-on leadership throughout the actual day of event - October 6
  • In person availability October 4, 5 and 6.

What You Bring to this Position:

You are excited and motivated to engage participants and support all aspects of their success in raising funds and awareness for the Run for the Cure.  You have strong interpersonal skills, have excellent time management skills and are passionate about connecting with participants and the community at large.


  • Be a member of a successful team helping to create a world where no one fears cancer.
  • Gain leadership and communication experience and networking opportunities.
  • Have a positive impact in your community.
  • Get training and learning opportunities to strengthen personal skills.
  • Have fun!

If you feel you are a good fit please complete a Volunteer Application Form indicating in the box marked 'other' the title of this position. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your interest and support!