Young Texans of the American Cancer Society is a network of motivated professionals collectively working together to raise awareness and funds to support the local Dallas cancer community. Join us as we continue our mission to raise money to give money.

Membership Requirements:

  • $1,000 (give or get) fundraising minimum for YTACS-related initiatives
  • Obtain 1 item for silent auction or raffle use 
  • Purchase tickets to signature events
  • Serve as a community ambassador
  • Participate in a mission-based volunteer activity
  • Help recruit new members to the board

Benefits of Membership

  • Networking & Relationship Building:
    • Access to some of the best and brightest professionals and volunteers in Dallas
    • A strong connection to one of the world’s leading not-for-profit organizations
  • A Sense of Community:
    • Opportunities to give back to the community and support the ACS mission through volunteer and philanthropic events
    • Working alongside individuals who share your passion for making a difference in fight against cancer.

Looking to be more involved? Join our Executive Board as a VP for Marketing, Events, Fundraising, Membership, or Mission.


Executive Board Descriptions:


VP of Marketing

  • Develop strategy for annual social campaign: web, social media and event based
  • Work with Membership team to develop a monthly member email
  • Inform Executive team of status and progress at board meetings

Marketing Board Members

  • Responsible for creating content for social media 
  • Expand YTACS’ reach and brand recognition
  • Secure local influencer, print and PR relationships

VP of Events

  • Manage event chairs for signature events
  • Develop a stewardship plan to ensure longevity of event success
  • Oversee events budget
  • Work closely with VP of Marketing on social campaign 
  • Work closely with ACS staff partner on event website and timely execution of event contracts
  • Inform Executive team of status and progress at board meetings

Event Chair

  • Create a unique and impactful look and feel for one YTACS signature event
  • Meet (and hopefully exceed!) event goal through sponsorships and fundraising
  • Manage a committee of event volunteers

Event Board Members

  • Support event chairs in fundraising and successful mission representation

VP of Fundraising

  • Develop strategy to support annual fundraising goal for YTACS: corporate sponsorships, 3rd party give back events, and additional opportunities
  • Guide general members on best practices to achieve give or get responsibility
  • Work with VP of Membership to secure sponsorships for member happy hours
  • Inform Executive team of status and progress at board meetings

Fundraising Board Members

  • Assist in fundraising outside of our signature event (corporate sponsorships, 3rd party give back events, etc.)

VP of Membership

  • Develop strategy to recruit new members and retain current members
  • Oversee application process for those interested in becoming a YTACS board member
  • Schedule interviews for potential board members with YTACS Co-Presidents
  • Manage small team of volunteers responsible for organizing quarterly socials
  • Work with Marketing team to develop a monthly member email
  • Inform Executive team of status and progress at board meetings

Membership Board Members

  • Responsible for helping plan/organize quarterly socials
  • Recruit new members and retain current members

VP of Mission

  • Work with our ACS staff partner to ensure ACS’ mission is represented in all aspects of YTACS
  • Ensure YTACS members are well informed with volunteer opportunities and additional ways to support ACS outside of YTACS’ signature events
  • Work closely with the Executive Team to ensure the mission is well represented (ie VP of Events to create mission moments at signature events)
  • Inform Executive team of status and progress at board meetings

Mission Board Members

  • Support the VP of Mission to ensure ACS’ mission is fully integrated into YTACS activities and members are informed of additional ways to engage with ACS