Cause Areas

When

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

Where

938 Valencia StreetSan Francisco, CA 94110


About

We are celebrating the 15th year anniversary of La Colectiva (lacolectivasf.org), and we are looking for an extremely organized person who is enthusiastic about throwing a Quinceañera party! The ideal candidate has experience organizing events and can effectively collaborate, plan and execute on the multiple priorities associated with making things happen. This is going to be fun!!!

The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective (DLP/WC) is a grassroots-organized program deeply rooted in the community with strong support of key stakeholders. For over 20 years, the DLP/WC has been extremely successful at uniting, empowering, and organizing immigrant workers for dignified work and fair wages in San Francisco. Workers are organized in two collectives, one of men and one of women, for building collective power, developing skills, and operating a shared business.

Members of the collectives work united and organized to eradicate the injustices that affect them, while building their dignity, power and leadership. They learn, work,and participate in immigrant worker movements because they share a vision of having the same opportunities and rights than any other worker. The collectives are co-founders and leaders in the National Day Labor Organizing Network, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Progressive Workers Alliance, California Domestic Workers Coalition, Jobs with Justice, San Francisco Rising, among others.

Position Objective: This position co- organizes events from conception through to completion. You will work in tandem with another experienced organizer (read: you'll have solid support).


This position is part of a volunteer team that supports the fundraising initiatives of the Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective. It is directed to transforming the lives of low-wage immigrant workers at a personal level, in order to develop leaders who can promote the dignity of their work and transform the industries in which they work. This position has the following.

Responsibilities:

  • Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest

  • Plan, design and produce events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits

  • Conduct research, gather information and negotiate contracts/donations prior to closing deals

  • Propose ideas to improve event quality and outcomes

  • Organize and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc

  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations

  • Specify staff and volunteer requirements and coordinate their activities

  • Support the marketing and promotion and publicize event

  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day

  • Conduct pre- and post - event evaluations and report on outcomes


Desired Skills:

  • Event/project management experience

  • Portfolio of previously organized events

  • Highly organized

  • Highly motivated

  • Excellent time management and communication skills

  • Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships

  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently

  • Abilit to work under very tight deadlines

  • MS Office proficiency

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week

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