Special Event Committee

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Identify location, confirm venue and time of the event.
  • Help determine the type of event, timeline, and theme.
  • Work with Director of Special Events / Board to set sponsorship levels and ticket prices.
  • Send out sponsorship packages to potential sponsors.
  • Provide names of each contact, not already in Salesforce CRM database.
  • Follow up via emails, faxes, and phone calls and log update in Salesforce CRM.
  • Select speakers, musician, entertainers, DJ and topics for events.
  • Create a budget for each event and submit to the Board / Director of Special Events.
  • Develop award recipient and invitation list, and coordinate bids for the invitation.
  • Assess the feasibility of producing an ad book for the event and/or another type of booklet memorializing the event for participants.
  • In collaboration with Director of Marketing and Communications to develop press releases and background/ biographies of award recipients, if applicable.
  • Develop menu and program for the event.
  • Coordinate photographs of award recipients, if applicable, prior to the event for evening literature and press releases.
  • Coordinate photos to be taken at the event and seating arrangements.
  • Solicit donations for each special events.
  • Collaborate with Director of Community Engagement / grow volunteer base for events.
  • Prepare financial analysis and reports to the Director of Finance / Board.
  • Send "thank you" letters or notes to all individuals and businesses providing sponsorship, in-kind donations, volunteers, committee members, etc.
  • Assist with fundraising, donation and recruit volunteers.
  1. Attend 3 virtual meeting via WebEx and 1 Annual General in-person meeting.
  2. Participate half hour to hour (maximum) conference calls as needed.
  3. Attend event.
  4. Commitment for 1 year


Interested applicants must send an email to boardsecretary@kindahfoundation.org expressing interest in the position and attaching a resume. Review of applicants will begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, faxes, or mailed applications please.


  • Budgeting
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Event Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Year

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