In preparation for our Fall Gala we are looking for an Event Coordinator to assist with event planning and day-of activities like attendee registration and checkout. This is a great opportunity to develop and improve your event planning and management skills while gaining valuable experience in a nonprofit setting. Volunteering with Asante Africa Foundation will provide hands-on experience at an exciting, fast-paced organization making a positive impact in the lives of children in East Africa. The hours are flexible and you can work remotely leading up to the event. Time commitment is approximately 3-5 hours per week and full day during the event in November.
High level of attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Outstanding time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Some project management experience is required
Financial management/budgeting experience preferred
Nonprofit event planning experience is a plus
Passionate about Asante Africa Foundation's mission
Directly impact Asante Africa Foundation's efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa and learn about successful international development programs
Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run by majority volunteers
Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization
Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities
Opportunity to work from the comfort of your own home or our Oakland office
How to Apply:
Email a cover letter to email@example.com outlining why you would be a good fit for Asante Africa Foundation and your resume. Please put "Event Manager Volunteer" in the subject line.
This is un-paid part-time volunteer position with an expectation of 3-5 hours per week.
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