Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Opportunity for Community Service and Leadership Positions

Up 'til Dawn is looking for talented individuals to join us in staying up 'til dawn to fight childhood cancer and catastrophic diseases.

Are you looking for leadership experience, a great resume builder, community service and a lot of fun? Apply to be on our committee by March 30.

For an application please email RachelLemon@stjude.org or milles11@ferris.edu.

Feeling ambitious? Check out our E-board positions (listed below).

Up 'til Dawn is a fund-raising and awareness program for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

St. Jude saves lives and finds cures for catastrophic children's diseases and cancers at no cost to families.

Since 1997, students at 375 college campuses have helped raise over $24.5 million for St. Jude.

Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the program and serves as the liaison between the Executive Board and ALSAC, the community and campus. The Executive Directors sets the tone and direction for the entire Up ‘til Dawn program and must make sure all duties are being carried out to ensure a successful Up ‘til Dawn.

Assistant Director
The Assistant Director serves as the right hand of the Executive Director and helps assist with the overall management of the program. The Assistant Director also manages the upkeep of the Up ‘til Dawn headquarters.

Morale Chairperson
The Morale Chairperson is responsible for motivating the participants and Executive Board about Up ‘til Dawn. The Morale Chairperson oversees the morale captains, develops a spirit point system for teams, and creates activities to keep participants excited about Up ‘til Dawn.

Teams Chairperson
The Teams Chairperson is responsible for recruiting teams, communicating information to teams, and acts as the liaison between teams and the Executive Board.

Public Relations Chairperson
The Public Relations Chairperson is responsible for coordinating all publicity on campus and in the community.

Entertainment Chairperson
The Entertainment Chairperson is responsible for coordinating and booking all entertainment for all Up ‘til Dawn events.

Fund raising Chairperson
The Fund raising Chairperson is responsible for developing and implementing a fund raising strategy. This includes planning and implementing the letter writing campaign.

Sponsorship Chairperson
The Sponsorship Chairperson is responsible for soliciting corporate sponsorships, catering donations, monetary donations, door prizes and giveaways.

Advocacy Chairperson
The Advocacy Chairperson is responsible for educating the Executive Board and participants about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and providing service learning opportunities for participants.

Logistics Chairperson
The Logistics Chairperson is responsible for coordinating all logistics associated with any Up ‘til Dawn events (i.e. reserving locations, determining power and electrical needs, etc.).

Sara Miller
Ferris State University
(989) 798-8743

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