Volunteer Project Manager Assistant for Event Helping Veterans and Spouses

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Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:00 AM - Mon Jan 01, 2018 05:00 PM


YMCA High Harbor Lake Allatoona Campus & AtlantaWarrior2Citizen, Inc., NorcrossAlpharetta GA VirtualNorcross, GA 30092

Healing "one veteran couple at a time"...




Introduction: Warrior2Citizen (W2C) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Atlanta which serves military veterans and their families through an innovative program of research-based, intensive four-day marriage, children retreats and 28-day military/veteran retreats. We are now recruiting an experienced Project Manager Assistant in north metro Atlanta with expertise in Project Management, Event Planning/Execution, Logistics, Hospitality, and Volunteer Management. Please send your resume and cover letter to Michael Roberts (Col., US Army, Ret.), Co-Founder/Executive Director of W2C, at mproberts@warrior2citizen.org detailing your experience and achievements relative to the position requirements (see list below), and requesting an online application. Military veterans will be given priority in the hiring process. Include two references, at least one from a prior supervisor/employer. NOTE: This W2C position is non-compensated at this time. If you are currently employed, and your employer sponsors an Executive-on-Loan Program, please provide the details. For more information on our mission, go to: www.warrior2citizen.org .

PROJECT MANAGER - HOME LIFE TRANSITION PROGRAM (VOLUNTEER): Will report to Executive Director and work with members of W2C leadership.

  • Project Management: Lead the planning and execution of the W2C Home Life Transition Program (HLTP) scheduled for September 17-20, 2015 at the new Metro Atlanta YMCA Retreat, Lake Allatoona, GA. This includes leadership, oversight, and responsibility for the successful execution of all HLTP-related operations and activities including:

    • Event Planning

    • Logistics & Transportation

    • Volunteer Staffing & Management

    • Attendee / Guest Registration

    • Hospitality (Hotels, Food & Beverage, Catering)

    • Vendor Management

    • Communication

    • Command & Control Center (on-site)

    • Event Load In / Load Out (on-site)

    • Budget Tracking

  • Project Tracking & Reporting:

    • Provide quantitative and qualitative information to Executive Director

    • Create, track, and update project status on daily and weekly basis

    • Forecast volunteer staffing needs / allocation for all HLTP activities (e.g., team leaders, volunteers)

    • Manage event to budget

    • Identify and report any issues, problems, and variances that need resolution

    • Ensure event mission is executed on time and on budget


  • Must have proficient knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience in Project Management (certified PMP is preferred) and Event Planning.

  • Must be able to manage and lead project strategically and tactically, roll up sleeves and assist with tasks as needed, and handle crisis and change with professionally, calmly, and tactfully.

  • Excellent skill sets in leadership, team building, written and verbal communications, and ability to execute the mission.

  • Candidate must be available to work on-site at the Home Life Transition Program Retreat during September 17-20, 2015, and as needed for this key event.

  • Preferred candidate is an Atlanta-based Project Management Professional in career transition, retired executive or approved Executive-on-Loan, or retired military veteran interested in utilizing and applying skills in project management, event leadership, and nonprofit service on a volunteer basis.


  • Project Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Hospitality
  • Budgeting

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Present - 11/15/17 (could be extended)
  • Available to work at event site and Alpharetta/Norcross area and (Lake Allatoona Campus)

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