Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region

Run for the Cure - Vancouver

Registration

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Crowd Control

You will be accepting registration and donation forms from participants. This is a fast-paced, high-volume, and detail orientated role which requires you to have strong customer service skills, and experience handling money. CIBC employees have priority for this position.

10/5/2014 10/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Forms Tent

You will be accepting registration and donation forms from participants. This is a fast-paced, high-volume, and detail orientated role which requires you to have strong customer service skills, and experience handling money. CIBC employees have priority for this position.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Money Room Counters

You will be working inside the Money Room to reconcile donations to determine fundraising totals. This is a fast-paced, high-volume, and detail orientated role which requires you to work under pressure. CIBC employees have priority for this position.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Team T-Shirt Squad

Teams raise 70% of the funds generated by the Run. Teams who meet the minimum requirements receive special team t-shirts with their team name printed on the back. You will meet and greet with the Team Captains and help to distribute team t-shirts. As a Team T-shirt Squad member you will need to be able to make decisions, work well under pressure, and have excellent administrative and organizational skills.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Route

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Bike Captain

This volunteer will lead volunteers along the route, to assigned positions.  Volunteer should be an avid cyclist and must provide own bike for use on run day to direct volunteers to appropriate positions on course. 

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bike Pacer

Leads participants along route of the Run to ensure they stay within the planned route.  Must have experience pacing a race or community run.  For safety purposes, a bike helmet is mandatory for this position. Prior knowledge of the route would be an asset.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bike Path Marshall

You will be providing direction to participants to ensure safety. You must be able to stand for a reasonable length of time, and walk to your 'location' on the route.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Maintenance Squad

You will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the route and ensuring that all recyclable materials are placed in the appropriate bins. You may also be required to help with route take-down and clearing. Standing for the duration of the Run is required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Marshal - 1K

You will be providing direction to participants to ensure safety. You must be able to stand for a reasonable length of time, and walk to your 'location' on the route.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Marshal - 5K

You will be providing direction to participants to ensure safety. You must be able to stand for a reasonable length of time, and walk to your 'location' on the route.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Marshal Team Leader - 1K

You will lead a group of volunteers who will provide direction to participants and ensure safety. You should be comfortable being a team leader, able to provide directions, have strong communication skills and a loud voice would be an asset. You must be able to stand for the duration of the event, and walk to your 'location' on the route. First Aid Certification is an asset.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Marshal Team Leader - 5K

You will lead a group of volunteers who will provide direction to participants and ensure safety. You should be comfortable being a team leader, able to provide directions, have strong communication skills and a loud voice would be an asset. You must be able to stand for the duration of the event, and walk to your 'location' on the route. First Aid Certification is an asset.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Route Set-up/ Canpar

You will assist the Route Coordinator with all necessary set-up for the Run Route. Heavy lifting and standing for the duration of your shift may be expected.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Start / Finish Line Marshal

You will be providing direction to participants at the start and finish lines. You will also be ensuring safety at these points for participants. You should be able to provide directions, have strong communication skills and a loud voice would be an asset. You must be able to stand for the duration of the event.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Start/Finish Coordinator

You will be leading a group of volunteers providing direction to participants at the start and end of the race. You will also be ensuring safety at these points for participants. You should be able to provide directions, have strong communication skills and a loud voice would be an asset. You must be able to stand for the duration of the event.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Water Station Coordinator - Finish Line

You will be leading a group of volunteers that are providing water to participants on the route. Interpersonal skills, directing flow of people and standing for the duration of the Run are required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Water Station Coordinator - Route

You will be leading a group of volunteers that are providing water to participants on the route. Interpersonal skills, directing flow of people and standing for the duration of the Run are required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Water Station Squad - Finish Line

You will be providing water to participants at the finish line. Interpersonal skills, and standing for the duration of the Run are required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Water Station Squad - Route

You will be providing water to participants on the route. Interpersonal skills, and standing for the duration of the Run are required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Site

Activity Start Date End Date Status  
Baggage Check Team

You will be responsible for checking in & out baggage and coats for participants. You will be welcoming and provide care with participants belongings. This role requires good customer service, an outgoing personality, and ability to provide clear directions.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Baggage Check Team Leader

You will lead a team of volunteers that will be checking in & out baggage and coats for participants. You will be welcoming and provide care with participants' belongings. This role requires good customer service, an outgoing personality, and ability to provide clear directions.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Bouncy Castle /Family Fun Zone

Help to direct and help families and kids into and out of the Bouncy Castle.  Previous experience working with Children an asset.  Position requires attentive and responsible persons (adults preferred) who are assertive with a crowd.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
CBCF Host

You will be raising awareness about breast cancer and breast health and providing information about the education, awareness, and research programs of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. You will be working alongside another volunteer and a staff member, to provide giveaways to the participants at the run site. This is a great opportunity to share how the money raised through the run is benefiting the communities across BC.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Coffee Tent Team

You will be responsible for providing coffee and maintaining supplies at the station. This role can involve some lifting during set-up and tear down, customer service skills and directing flow of people will be required.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Corporate Challenge and V.I.P. Host

We are looking for outgoing individuals who are comfortable connecting with our top fundraising teams on run day. As a host, you will be responsible for the Corporate Challenge and V.I.P. tents, making sure that the teams are comfortable, that there is enough food supplied and that the teams enjoy a good atmosphere and great service in the tents. Further responsibilities may include setting up the food and decor in the tents, greeting and meeting all the teams, as well as coordinating with CBCF staff and fulfilling any related tasks. 

 

This is a great opportunity to gain some relationship marketing experience and get to know your community. You will be raising awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure by connecting with our top corporate teams. 

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Corporate Challenge and V.I.P. Host - Captain

We are looking for outgoing individuals who are comfortable connecting with our top fundraising teams on run day. As a host, you will be responsible for the Corporate Challenge and V.I.P. tents, making sure that the teams are comfortable, that there is enough food supplied and that the teams enjoy a good atmosphere and great service in the tents. Further responsibilities may include setting up the food and decor in the tents, greeting and meeting all the teams, as well as coordinating with CBCF staff and fulfilling any related tasks. 

 

This is a great opportunity to gain some relationship marketing experience and get to know your community. You will be raising awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure by connecting with our top corporate teams. 

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Egg Famers of Canada Helper

You will be assisting the Egg Farmers of Canada staff on Run day by handing our t-shirts during the Pre-Run warm up, as well as helping out with various tasks at the Egg Famers of Canada sponsor tent. You must be able to stand for a reasonable length of time, and may be required to lift heavy parcels.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Food Tent Team

You will hand out food and refreshments to participants. This role can involve some lifting during set-up and tear down, customer service skills and directing flow of people will be required. This environment may contain products with nuts

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Food Tent Team Leader

You will lead a group of volunteers that will hand out food and refreshments to participants. This role can involve some lifting during set-up and tear down, customer service skills and directing flow of people will be required. This environment may contain products with nuts.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  2No shifts available  
Forklift Driver

 You will be assisting with site set up and take down moving tables, chairs, pallets etc. Must be a certified forklift driver.

 

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
General Floaters

You'll be responsible for relieving other site volunteers during breaks or providing a last-minute extra hand for various volunteer teams/squads. You should have good team spirit and an outgoing personality. You may be required to stand for the duration of the Run.

10/5/2014 10/6/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Green Team Ambassadors

You will be part of the team responsible for assisting the Run to become more environmentally friendly. Responsibilities will include staffing waste stations and informing event attendees on correct waste bin use. You will need to be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Training and direction will be provided.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Health Trivia Squad

Helps spread breast health information at the Run for the Cure! You will be part of a team that engages with Run for the Cure participants throughout the site, leading them through a simple trivia activity, handing out prizes and breast health info. During the Run for the Cure, the team will be positioned at each route marker (1K to Finish line) with breast health signage.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Information Rover

As an Information Rover, you will be positioned throughout the site to roam and help answer questions and provide directions to participants. You will be asked to assist in directing the flow of people, handling crowds, answering questions, and will require strong interpersonal and communication skills.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Lost and Found Helper

You will be responsible for guarding over lost items brought in, and overseeing their return to their rightful owners. You may also need to answer some general questions and provide directions to participants. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required for this role.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Photographer

This position requrires someone who can ask questions of participants while the videographer is operating the camera.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Roaming Photographer 10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Run Day Sponsor Logistics Coordinators.

Attending to the needs of the many generous sponsors to make sure they have everything they need to enjoy the event and return the following year

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Survivor Parade Assistant

Volunteers to assist with our Survivor Parade in a variety of duties ranging from marking parade path, crowd control of parade path, Assembling Survivors in the staging area, assisting with organizing survivors in groups, assisting Survivors if necessary during parade, cleaning up parade path and cheering for the survivors as they pass. Previous route marshaling & experience in crowd control are assets. 

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Survivor Tent

Staffing the Survivor Tent to give breast cancer survivors a place to feel comfortable and cherished.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Volunteer Station Assistant

You will be signing in volunteers as they arrive on Run Day, giving them a t-shirt and confirming the area in which they will be volunteering. You will then direct the person to their specific meeting place to meet their Team Leader. You will also help to check volunteers out after their shift. This position will require strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to make decisions, and being comfortable giving directions and answering questions.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Wall of Hope Champion

In the most emotional space on the Run site, you will be supporting participants who wish to record a special message on the Wall of Hope. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required for this position.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Wall of Hope Champion Team Leader

In the most emotional space on the Run site, you will be supporting participants who wish to record a special message on the Wall of Hope. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required for this position.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  
Zone Captain

As Zone Captain you will be serving as a liasion between volunteers, leaders, and the run committee. You will be responsible for a specific zone within the run site. Experience leading people is crucial, and first aid certification is an asset.

10/5/2014 10/5/2014 3Scheduled  0All shifts available  

Mission Statement

Our Vision

Creating a future without breast cancer.

 

Our Mission

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is Canada's leading community-driven breast cancer charity dedicated to:

  • funding relevant and innovative research and
  • supporting and advocating for the breast cancer community

 

Visit our website www.cbcf.org for more information on our volunteer opportunities.For more information about volunteering, email volunteerbc@cbcf.org .

 

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