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3526 W Beverly BlvdMontebello, CA 90640


Special Events Volunteer

Reports To: Project Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinator

Location: 3526 W Beverly Blvd. Montebello, CA 90640

Job Type: Volunteer, Unpaid, 2 days a week

Term: 2-6 months (dependent on individual)

Start Date: Ongoing

The Company...

Designated Exceptional Services for Independence began its mission over 20 years ago to support the needs of the developmental disabled population who have not been offered the same opportunities as their non-disabled peers. Designated Exceptional Services for Independence (DESI) is an organization that bridges the gaps to help promote a comprehensive understanding of what it is like to have a developmental disability, as well as any adversities that are encountered due to a disability.

At DESI, our main priority is to provide support services and programs which will assist individuals in achieving their ideal standard of community living and seeking independence. The development of those skills are achieved through our programs such as Community Integration Training, Supported Living Skills and Independent Living Skills, and Supported Employment.

Job Description: Lend a hand at our fundraising events and various other special events. The Special Events Volunteer will assist DESI in organizing FUN, low cost, and successful events. Volunteers will also assist in all aspects of event planning and execution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Commit only to the physical activities within your ability
  • Assist in the set up and cleanup of special events
  • Be able to speak intelligently about DESI and our mission

  • Refer specific inquiries to the appropriate staff member
  • Arrive at specified times and locations ready to perform the assigned tasks
  • Wear appropriate dress for the event, as specified by staff

Skills/ Qualifications/ Experience

  • Punctual and strong communication skills
  • Ability to lift 20lbs
  • Reliable transportation
  • Friendly, fun, and creative
  • Ability to work individually and in a team setting

If interested: Please submit your resume to luz@desiserve.org and type Special Events Volunteer in the subject line. For more information about DESI, please visit our website www.desiserve.org


  • Multi-Tasking
  • Event Design & Planning
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Business Development & Sales Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 Times a week (flexible Scheduling)
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