Stafet For Livet - A Day Against Cancer
Stafet For Livet  is 24 hours with the staff, activities, entertainment, and enlightenment, giving hope and support to anyone affected by cancer. The goal is to stand together in the fight against cancer and to raise funds for the Danish Cancer Society's work on research, prevention and patient support.

Stafet For Livet is the world's largest collection activity in the fight against cancer. The activity grows year by year in Denmark, and we need more volunteers who will locally lift the task of planning content and physical frameworks together. A group of volunteers are in the process of planning the first Stafet For Livet Gladsaxe on 7-8 September 2019. Do you want to join?

Tasks as guardian for the Lys group:
Your task, in collaboration with others, will be to plan a very beautiful and moving ceremony for everyone who participates in Stafet For Livet. At the light ceremony, lights are lit for all those who fight or have fought against cancer. Light bags must be sold up to and on Stafet For Livet, and the group members must be properly dressed to be able to lift the diverse tasks.

As a guardian, your tasks are to:

  • Recruit and motivate other volunteers to join the Light Group
  • Delegate the tasks to the group members in the group
  • Organize and manage meetings in the group
  • Participate in steering group meetings with the other runners
  • Maintain the overview and manage the tasks in the Food Group

The lighting group's tasks include: to:

  • Plan and coordinate the ceremony in the evening at Stafet For Livet
  • Advertise the ceremony and the event
  • Organize sales of light bags - for example, encourage all team members to buy at least one bag
  • Decorating bags - for example, involves kindergartens, schools or nursing homes
  • Get sponsors of tealights, lighters and candles
  • Be the representative of Stafet For Livet and the Danish Cancer Society in your local area

Volunteer in Stafet For Livet:
Everywhere in the world, Stafet For Livet is organized by volunteers. Here you can help to make an active effort in the fight against cancer.

As a volunteer in Stafet For Livet you get:

  • A versatile, exciting work with meaning
  • Opportunity to give hope and make a difference to many people affected by cancer
  • A unique opportunity to gain leadership and project experience
  • Knowledge of the Danish Cancer Society
  • A close collaboration and sparring with an advisory consultant from the Danish Cancer Society is Denmark's leading volunteer job portal.

Volunteering is for everyone - we welcome all applicants regardless of gender, ethnicity, nationality, social background, sexual orientation or religious background.


  • Assignmenttype: Boards, development and strategy, Economy and administration, Visitors and nursing homes
  • Workarea: Health and care
  • Event 31.08.19 - 08.09.19
  • Organisation: Stafet for Livet
  • Updated: 11.06.19
  • Expires: 04.09.19
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