American Cancer Society – Communications Volunteers

Title: Volunteer Chair & Participants
Location: Memphis, TN
Verified: April 12
Contact: Tracie Bertaut at
Official website

The American Cancer Society is seeking a volunteer chair and volunteer participants for a Greater Memphis communications committee.

This is a great opportunity for those passionate about fighting cancer and who (1) have a communications background; (2) are media and computer savvy; (3) can write well; (4) value the roles of a volunteer/staff partnership; (5) can recruit other communications volunteers; and (6) are committed to our mission to eliminate cancer as a major health problem.

The volunteer communications committee would, under guidance from the American Cancer Society’s regional communications staff:

  • Participate in Society orientation and training(s);
  • Recruit other volunteers to serve on the communications committee;
  • Work with a chair to coordinate promotion of Society programs, services, and events in various media;
  • Provide input on a communications plan;
  • Help identify potential community partners and media sponsors;
  • Develop and disseminate a community newsletter (template);
  • Serve as (trained) media spokespersons;
  • Attend local events as able;
  • Update the local leadership council every other month.

To apply contact Tracie Bertaut.

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