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NatureBridge in Southern California is looking for enthusiastic, experienced individuals to join our volunteer event committee. This committee, currently composed of local board members and donors, helps articulate the vision and goals of our annual fundraiser, Moving Mountains, held the first Thursday of each October on the Westside of Los Angeles.
We will meet (via phone) approximately once per month, February/March through October, and once in person approximately one month prior to the event. We also ask that you dedicate 1 hour a week/4 hours per month accomplishing the goals of the committee.
Each committee member must attend Moving Mountains on October 4 th . You and a guest get free admission to the event. You will also be recognized on our website and in other event materials!
The Event Lead/Development Manager is responsible for:
Budget management and oversight
Final selection of vendors
Contracts with vendors
Final selection of guest speakers
Finalizing the timeline
Maintaining communication with NatureBridge staff
Ensuring all outreach materials conform to the NatureBridge style guide
Working with NatureBridge staff and educators to integrate the mission of NatureBridge into the event
Overseeing check in and check out
We need the Event Committee’s help with:
FUNDRAISING. We have a $75k fundraising goal this year, composed of sponsorships ($35k), ticket sales ($11k), regret donations ($14k), night-of donations including the ask and auction ($20k). To accomplish this, we need to get people in the room who can buy full-priced tickets and make donations, sponsors, and auction items. Furthermore, we need your help at the event encouraging guests to bid, raise the paddle, and engage with NatureBridge staff
Working with staff to identify potential sponsors for the event
Recruiting volunteers - we need volunteers to help staff our sub-comittees, as well as day-of volunteers to help set up, check in guests, and more
D?cor - selection, set up, and clean up
Identifying potential vendors such as photographers, florists, entertainment