Seize the Night! - Join the FLASHLIGHT Advisory Board with St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2305 N. Charles StreetSuite 300Baltimore, MD 21218

About

Flashlight is a socially conscious event that brings like-minded individuals together to sleep out in a symbolic gesture of solidarity of those who struggle with homelessness every day. On this night there will be music, entertainment and camaraderie among friends, family and co-workers to acknowledge that together we can get Beyond Poverty.

We need your help! Join a committe:

Event Committee: Comprised of up to 20 members, this committee is responsible for identifying and organizing the event opportunities for young professionals and millennials to engage in meaningful fundraising and volunteer activities for the Flashlight event of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore. Requires approximately 5-7 hours per month and is a 6 month commitment. All members are expected to promote this event through their networks, via social media and other networks. Any scheduled meeting, in person or conference call, members are required to attend.

Recruitment Committee Develops and implement strategies to recruit and secure cooperate teams and groups to participate in the event

Youth Groups

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with identifying at least 40 teams/ groups to participate in Flashlight
  • Each member asked to recruit and steward at least five teams/corporations
  • Communicate with each team or group throughout the fundraising process and leading up to event

Corporate Groups

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with identifying at least 25 teams/ groups to participate in Flashlight
  • Each member asked to recruit and steward at least five teams/corporations
  • Communicate with each team or group throughout the fundraising process and leading up to event

Sponsorship Committee- Solicit and secure both momentary and in-kind sponsorships. Assist with the solicitation of in-kind and corporate sponsorships.

Responsibilities:

· Solicit and secure monetary and in-kind sponsors

Volunteer Committee- establish volunteer roles and responsibilities for the event, along with event staff. Recruits volunteers for the event for all roles and shifts, ensuring they bring the required level of skills, experience, self-motivation and ambition to act on their own initiative as well as embrace the team concept. Assist with overseeing event volunteers at the event.

Responsibilities:

· Establish a comprehensive list of potential volunteers and recruit for specific event tasks

· Work with Committee and Event Staff to develop a list of specific jobs/task for the event

· Assist event committee and staff with establishing volunteer schedule including various shifts, volunteer eating and sleeping, and level of difficulty for task

· Assist with volunteer handbook and orientation

· Establish a protocol for volunteer recognition

· Create opportunities for volunteer succession planning through post-event evaluations

· Ensure the volunteer experience is meaningful, fulfilling and, fun!

JOIN US! :)

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • TBD
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