JOB TITLE: Colleges against Cancer Program Co-Coordinator                      OFFICE: Civic Engagement

DEPARTMENT: Student Life                                                                        DIVISION: Student Affairs

REPORTS TO: Director of Civic Engagement                                               TERM: Academic year

WAGE: $8.25 per hour


  1. Plan and Implement programs and events that raise awareness and help fight cancer, and implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society.
  2. Work with other co-coordinator to organize the details of the Relay for Life event
    1. Supervise Relay for Life committees, which could include, but are not limited to: Sponsorship, Team Recruitment, Publicity, Survivorship, Logistics, Entertainment, and any other committees deemed necessary
    2. Recruit students to be involved in Relay for Life both in the leadership and planning of the event and as participants
    3. Coordinate and organize lead-up events for Relay for Life, including, but not limited to the Kick-Off and Bank Night
    4. Publicize Relay for Life events and fundraisers to the campus and local community
    5. Coordinate regular meetings with representatives of the American Cancer Society and appropriate Civic Engagement staff
  3. Plan additional programs and activities related to the mission of ACS throughout the year
  4. Attend blockly staff meetings, as well as weekly meetings with the CAC committee.
  5. Meet with the Director of Civic Engagement one-on-one 1-2 times each block
  6. Assist in the marketing and promotion of the Civic Engagement Office
  7. Coordinate activities with other members of the staff and work as a team to achieve the goals of the Civic Engagement Office
  8. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned


Interest in service and in coordination of service programs, specifically health-related issues; positive attitude; willingness to be flexible and to adapt to change quickly; strong written and oral communication skills; basic computer skills.


You will have $1000/year college work-study award with the Civic Engagement Office. This position requires a federal work study award. This will allow for 5-6 work hours each week for the first three weeks of the block. The Coordinator is encouraged to check in at the office regularly and is expected to work at least 2-3 hours in the office each week during the first three weeks of the block. A professional attitude, appearance and demeanor must be maintained when in the office. Confidentiality is expected in all matters containing sensitive information.

Beyond the specifically detailed description of duties, the coordinator is asked to work on basic office tasks, including running errands, copying, typing, and cleaning areas.