Jimmy Fund Dance Party

We are looking for student volunteers to sit on the Jimmy Fund Dance Party Advisory Board!
Event website

Description & Requirements

Purpose:  We are looking for individuals who are willing to create a recruitment strategy across their college campus and to be an influential leader in organizing campus-wide fundraising events.  We need committed members to attend bi-weekly virtual meetings to provide collaboration on updates and strategies, working with leaders from all New England Colleges and Universities.

Preferred Skills: Public speaking, social media marketing, organized, creative

Resume Skills:  non-profit fundraising, event planning, recruitment techniques, networking and references


  • 3 hours per week for 2 months (8 total weeks)
  • Create a ‘school’ team on the Dance Party Registration Start a Team tab 
    • team should include at least 10-15 individuals ORschool should have at least 7 teams
  • At least 1 tabling per week on campus
  • 3 total social events to promote the event (pizza social, trivia night, etc.)
    • This would be an in-kind donation hosted by a local business or company
  • Social Media Promotion
    • Share all Jimmy Fund event pages
    • Create an instagram account for your participants & teams to follow
    • Post updates on tabling and social event opportunities
    • Shout-outs to teams as they raise money or host events; Promote their events
    • Acknowledge all teams as they sign up
    • Work with our Media Relations team to promote on-campus media
  • Attend Bi-Weekly conference calls


  • Attend a tour of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to learn about the facilities and the patients attending our hospital


  • Promotional materials designed by DFCI and for use of advertising
  • DFCI tabling materials
  • Support with school waivers or fees

Contact Sarah Hunt if interested