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Relay For Life Sarnia- Entertainment Coordinator

Posted by on November 2nd, 2021


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Relay For Life Entertainment Coordinator

At CCS we are committed to improving the cancer experience by helping people
with cancer live their lives more fully. The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life
brings together communities united by the same goal of creating a world where no
Canadian fears cancer. Relay is an opportunity to celebrate those who live and have
lived in the face of cancer.
Funds raised through Relay For Life will contribute to groundbreaking research,
support programs and services that help people with cancer and enhanced
advocacy efforts to governments on important cancer related issues.

As the Entertainment Coordinator, you will be responsible for:
• Planning various entertainment and activities to keep participants active and
engaged throughout the event such as Bingo, Zumba, themed laps
• Leading all aspects of event day entertainment
o Secure sound equipment
o Secure performers
• Building an entertainment schedule
• Coordinating with the Event Day Experience Lead to ensure materials and
support are in place for all planned activities
• Securing a great Master of Ceremonies and liaising with the Event Day
Experience Lead while planning the schedule
• Organizing the Kids Zone
• Working with the Community Outreach Lead to provide every material needed
for CCS mission activation

You understand that any party, like Relay For Life, needs great entertainment. You
have strong connections in your community and feel comfortable asking individuals
and groups to contribute to the Relay experience as entertainers or by offering
engaging activities.
You are able to develop a schedule and communicate parameters, keeping
everyone on task, while still creating a respectful team environment.
You know that cancer can change everything and that bringing community together
in support of people who have been affected by cancer helps us prove that life is
bigger than cancer.
You are ready to do your best to make the Relay experience a positive and
meaningful experience for everyone you connect with.

As an organization we will provide you with online resources, training and support
to help you lead the entertainment side of this community event.
You will also be supported by the Event Day Experience Lead and the Relay
Director, Logistics, fellow volunteer,s who will oversee all aspects around
implementing the actual event day.
You will be part of the larger Relay community and have opportunity to learn and
mentor as you engage with CCS staff and volunteers.

• This is an important leadership role. We are anticipating an ongoing level of
commitment which will include regular monthly meetings with the entire
• Between the committee meetings, you will be reaching out to entertainers,
performers for event activities and prospecting for the master of ceremonies
• You are agreeing to initiate and respond with regular, consistent
communication between the other volunteers on the committee whose
responsibilities overlap with yours. You will also stay connected with the
Event Day Experience Lead and the Relay Director, Logistics.
• As the event date approaches your time commitment will increase and on
event day your leadership, as you ensure the event is safe and fun, will be
critical in creating the sense of accomplishment that everyone will go home
with, knowing that their actions have created something bigger than cancer.


Relay for Life Sarnia event day will be held Saturday June 11, 2022

To apply for this role please find the role and apply HERE


Start Date: 2021-12-01
End Date: 2022-08-30
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Location Details

City: Sarnia
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Contact Person

Name: Paula McKinlay
Position: Signature Program Specialist
Email: paula.mckinlay@cancer.ca
Website: www.cancer.ca
Day Phone: 519-336-9094
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