Volunteer Event Planner/ Fundraising Coordinators
Youth Entrepreneur Institute is a celebrating our 1 year anniversary as an official 501c3 DC based nonprofit this month! Over the last year we have seen amazing results, and need your help to be be able to continue to expand to serve more youth in the DC Area.
About US: Youth Entrepreneur Institute.provide services and programs to encourage youth to explore STEM based entrepreneurship and self-employment opportunities. Youth Entrepreneur Institute strives to inspire youth to build and create enterprises within their communities, and become leaders in STEM fields by increasing the number of young startup founders. We see entrepreneurship as a powerful vehicle for acquiring and growing in STEM Skills, which will lead to career success and growth within the DMV area.
We’re looking for local, enthusiastic volunteer event planners and fundraisers who can help our organization produce events to raise money that will help empower young people to change their lives.
- Planning and management of fundraising events
- Pulling resources together to ensure successful events
- Help acquire donated resources through building community partnerships
- Developing marketing materials and social media campaign for events
- On-the-ground coordination of fundraising events
- We're looking for candidates who have experience with fundraising, have strong initiative and think outside of the box with fresh ideas.
We’re dedicated to finding the opportunity that is the right fit for you. Come help us raise money and get those in need empowered, smiling and productive!
Why your efforts matter:
As a small nonprofit and fairly new organization we rely heavily on our volunteers to be able to be able to continue to grow. The 6-8 hours you volunteer a month LITERALLY help change lives.
What will your event planning/fundraising efforts help us accomplish in 2017:
Your volunteer service and fundraising efforts will help us launch our Mobile Makerspace Buses.
The STE(A)M BUS experience will be anchored by a rigorous, experiential learning-based curriculum, which isbrought to life in a mobile maker-space with the support and collective expertise of adult role models - "maker-mentors," STEM designers, and local artists- and connects them closely with youth; together, they tackle realproblems, design solutions, and build things.
Makerspace Business Bus: mobile stem lab that will be equipped with 3d printers &computers for coding/gaming.
Fashion Business Bus: mobile e- textile/ fashion lab equipped with apparel printing equipment. Student learn about fashionable technology, how to build circuits, sewing skills, and screenprinting.
Bakery Business Bus: kitchen/ bakery lab equipped with appliances for students to explore healthy cooking and bakingtechniques.
- Program Management
- Strategic Planning
- Grant Writing / Research
- Professional Development
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 6-8 hours per month