Walkathon Director


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

312 Pierson AvenueEdison, NJ 08837


About

Position Summary:

The Disability Allies (DA) is dedicated to providing social opportunities to connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. The Walkathon Director is a part time volunteer position that involves a commitment of a few hours a week. You must be willing to join us at our monthly committee meetings at the Milltown Public Library at 10am on the Second Saturday of the Month. The Walkathon Director will oversee and be the point of contact for our Walkathon.

Responsibilities:

The Walkathon Director will oversee and be the point of contact for our Walkathon. He or she will have the following responsibilities:

  1. Effectively run and be the point of contact for our Walkathon
  2. Set up all the activities at our Walkathon
  3. Oversee the registration of our teams
  4. Coordinate all logistics including EMS, Police and the location
  5. Be in direct communication with senior leadership of our organization
  6. Obtain sponsorships from various business and organizations
  7. Answer and respond to questions that people have about our walkathon

Essential functions/working conditions:

  • Must be able to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to connect with others and develop relationships
  • Committed to the mission of serving young adults with disabilities
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain detailed records and confidential information

About the Disability Allies:

The purpose of the Disability Allies is to plan team building activities that connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. At our events we pair each individual up with a mentor. The job of the mentor is to help the participants with their social skills and insure that everyone interacts with each other. Our events are open to any young adult that has a disability, knows someone with a disability or is supportive of people with disabilities. Please visit www.disabilityallies.com to learn more.

Disability Allies Anti-Discrimination statement:

Disability Allies shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, gender identification or expression, or military status in any of its activities of operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, and selection of vendors and provision of services.

Skills

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management

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Requirements & Commitment

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