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“The HEART of a VOLUNTEER is not measured in size, but by the depth of the

COMMITMENT to make a DIFFERENCE in the lives of others.” – DeAnn Hollis

 YOU can make a difference! Carson’s Crusaders Foundation is looking for volunteers to join our team.  We are seeking people who have a serving heart and want to make a difference in the lives of families affected by pediatric solid tumor cancer.

Our Foundation is governed by a nine-member Board, a full-time volunteer Executive Director and an Associate Director. Our volunteers are a diverse group who share a passion for helping people.

We are excited about adding more dedicated, hardworking, passionate, individuals that want to continue the legacy in the name of Carson Thomas Richardson that helps and serves those fighting the battle he fought.  We would love for you to join us!

Volunteer opportunities exist in all areas of the Foundation.  The Foundation includes five major Departments:  Administration, Programs and Services, Development (Fundraising), Marketing and Information Technology (IT).  The following volunteer opportunities are available:

 

 

Fundraising Committee

Brighten the Night Committee

Trek or Treat 5k Run/Walk Committee

Marketing Chair & Committee

Paint the Town Gold Chair & Committee

Social Media Manager

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Information Technology

Programs & Services

Board Member

Fundraising –Carson’s Crusaders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organization. Our programs and services require multiple and ongoing fundraising events during the year. Our goal is to help even more North Texas families and we are looking for a passionate fundraising committee to help us make this happen.

Brighten the Night Committee –Brighten the Night is our biggest fundraising event of the year and requires a committee of approximately 6-10 members to plan and execute our annual event held in the fall.

5K Run/Walk Committee-Every year Carson’s Crusaders, along with other community organizations and businesses, sponsors a 5K Run/Walk. The proceeds from the event help fund programs and services for families.

Marketing Committee- Led by a Board Chairperson, the marketing committee develops the marketing strategy used to promote the organization’s mission and causes.  A marketing committee is the voice of the organization.  It encompasses public relations, communications, networking, and desired branding for the Foundation.  Marketing works closely with the fundraising committee to promote events.

Paint the Town Gold (PTTG) Chairperson and Committee Members- PTTG is our annual campaign to raise awareness about cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September).  We are looking for someone to lead and join a committee to create awareness in the community.  Posters are distributed the last week in August to area pediatric offices, day cares and local businesses.

Social Media Manger- Maintain the social media platform for the Foundation and make sure the desired marketing strategy is being conveyed.

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator- Assist the volunteer coordinator in recruiting, managing, training, and scheduling volunteers for the foundation.

Information Technology- Be part of a team that oversees technology needs to support the business of the Foundation. Responsibilities include web site management and design, donor database, electronic storage, online donation platform, and other applications to support day-to-day business.

Programs & Services- Join the “Sib Cru”, a team that assists in planning, executing and chaperoning events for the siblings of solid tumor cancer patients.  Attending a special “Sib Cru” training program is required for this committee.

Board Members- If you are interested in learning more about board membership please email admin@carsonscrusadersfoundation.org with the subject line “Board interest.”

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, and learning more about the Foundation, fill out the information request form below and someone from the Foundation will reach out to you.

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You can mail the information requested above to:

Carson’s Crusader’s Foundation
906 W. McDermott, Suite 116, Box 325
Allen, TX 75013
510c3 Non-Profit Organization