Gain Hands-On Event Planning Experience!


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 26, 2016 - Fri Dec 16, 2016


Community Thread2300 West Orleans St.Stillwater, MN 55082


Gain hands-on nonprofit event coordination experience! As an Event Support Volunteer, you can work with Volunteer Center staff to develop event-related materials and provide operations support for Rake a Difference Day and Holiday Hope. You will help local seniors and families receive services they need.


  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and coordination for Rake a Difference Day and Holiday Hope
  • Help develop program materials for Holiday Hope
  • Support the client intake process for Holiday Hope
  • Help with administrative tasks including data entry and program evaluation
  • Other event planning responsibilities as needed


  • Strong organizational ability and planning skills
  • Demonstrated community engagement skills
  • Experience working with volunteers a plus
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Applications, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with good judgment
  • Team-oriented work style and effective interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to ask questions and receive feedback
  • Must be age 18 or older

Time Commitment:

  • 3-6 hours/week; 10 week minimum commitment
  • Flexible hours between 9 am-4 pm; Monday-Friday (some evenings and weekends may be required)
  • Availability for some weekday evenings during November and early December desired

Volunteers must complete an application; we check references and complete a background check. A short orientation is also required. Contact us today to learn more about the application process!


  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Administrative Support
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-6 hours/week; 10 week minimum commitment
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