Do you have evenings and weekends free? Volunteer as a Special Event Assistant


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


800 E. 17th Ave.Columbus, OH 43211


Volunteers will be responsible for assisting in the coordinating, scheduling, marketing and supervision of facilities use events, including weddings, at both Ohio Historical Center and the Ohio Village.

-Assist and schedule facilities use of events
-Completing setup sheets, assigning staff and working with outside service personnel, including caterers, designers, and florists
-Assisting with the supervision of facilities use events
-Ensuring guest satisfaction and enforcement of OHS policies and procedures
-Assist in the development of packages and projects used to market facilities, products and food and beverage to potential clients

Skills Required:
Education and/or Experience:
One year of restaurant related or hospitality industry experience is preferred but not required.
Language Skills:
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Mathematical Skills:
Technical Skills:
Basic typing or computer skills preferred, but not required
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to work with, advise, persuade and motivate a variety of people

Time Commitment:
Hours Vary. The position requires weekend, evening and holiday work.

Work Environment:
Normal office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and public. Work can be stressful at times and may involve dealing with upset or difficult people. Workrequires weekend, evening and holiday hours.

Physical Demands:
Requires sitting, standing, stooping, bending and reaching. Requires eye hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer, calculator, telephone and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and vision. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds.

Training provided.


  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Inventory Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours vary based on event

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