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685 14th StreetOakland, CA 94612


Events Specialist will be assisting our Executive Director and Board members to plan events surrounding the Fall Recital, Community engagement and quarterly small friendraiser campaigns. Volunteer will help plan event logistics, secure sponsorships and volunteers for events, and work with OYC team on marketing and ensuring strong attendance.

OYC Projected Annual Events Include:

Spring House Party -May

Fall Kick Off event - September

Chamber Singers Fall Recital: November 2017 (movie theme)

Feb/March quarterly event (TBD)

Volunteer thank you event (Spring TBD)

Open House rehearsal dates (TBD)


Day-to-day tasks will include: making follow-up phone calls, researching (such as potential sponsors, venues, party ideas, and more), managing RSVP lists, and assisting with tasks from making decor to logistics planning. Volunteer development and helping to develop systems for engaging our families and community volunteers to support events will also be needed.

This is an amazing opportunity for a young person wanting to work on interpersonal skills, fundraising, and event planning, or for a recent retiree who wishes to use their experience and skills to support music programs for youth in our community!

This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.

Desired Skills and Experience

This position requires the following skills: People Skills, Relationship Building, Fundraising, Business Development, CSR / Volunteer Coordination, Community Outreach


  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Business Development
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • TBD

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