Planning Committee for Fundraising Festival/Walk Helping the Blind and Visually Impaired


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

215 East New Hampshire StreetOrlando, FL 32804


About


Lighthouse Central Florida is looking for community minded individuals to help grow the annual Sight & Sole Walkfest on March 4, 2017. More festival than walk, planning committee volunteers will be at the helm of creating a fun atmosphere with games, food, drinks, music while raising critical funds. So, if you have a few hours a month then we have a position for you!

Purpose:

The Sight and Sole WalkFest Committee Volunteers will provide support in the planning and implementing of activities and events with the goal of raising the profile of Lighthouse Central Florida and developing fundraising opportunities for the event. Event will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly committee meetings
  • Help co-ordinate the annual event
  • Assist with the tasks associated with the event (i.e. organizing t-shirts, dropping off and picking up materials, advertising, etc.)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Willing to gain an understanding of LCF vision and programs though a Blink Experience or tour
  • Become a chair or co-chair of a specific committee role
  • Proven organizational and leadership abilities
  • Strong problem-solving and teamwork skills
  • Ability to generate and implement Special Events strategies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creativity

Training:

Training and regular meetings with the Development Associate to plan activities, monitor progress and provide data, background information and problem-solving support

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Raising awareness and providing education

Time Commitment:

  • 1 hour Monthly Meetings
  • 1 hour Bi-weekly meetings, 6 weeks prior to the event
  • Time to complete assignments that arise from the meetings.
  • Event day on March 4, 2017 -agreed schedule

Age Requirement:

Must be at least 16 years of age

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hr meeting/month and couple hrs a month own time
  • Attend a Blink Experience - 1 special hour tour to learn LCF mission and vision
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