There are many ways you can support the local fight and join other friendly volunteers committed to fighting pancreatic cancer. Whether you have ten minutes or are looking for a more extensive commitment, we have a role for you. Our volunteers focus on several key areas: raising general awareness, media, education and outreach to healthcare professionals, advocacy and fundraising and awareness events. Learn more.
We are looking to fill the following volunteer positions in Portland:
Media Relations Chair- The Media Relations Chair works with the Public Relations Manager or Specialist and other National Office staff to create awareness about pancreatic cancer, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Affiliate activities in the local community through media and social media outreach.
PurpleStride Chair: The PurpleStride Chair works with the Event Manager/Specialist and other National Office staff to hold a successful PurpleStride event.
Sponsorship Ambassador: The Sponsorship Ambassador is a key member of the Donor and Corporate Committee, which is led by the local Donor and Corporate Ambassador volunteer (DCA). The Sponsorship Ambassador works with the DCA and other affiliate volunteers to prospect, solicit and steward prospective corporate and community sponsors for the affiliate.
Advocacy Chair: The Advocacy Chair works with the Government Affairs Grassroots Advocacy Manager and other National Office staff to mobilize local advocates to educate elected officials about our legislative priorities with a focus on increasing federal funding for pancreatic cancer research.
To learn more about these volunteer leadership positions or the local effort in particular, please email Debra Mayer at email@example.com.
Together, we can know it, fight it, and end it!