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When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Reports to: Program Director

Summary/Objective: This position is responsible for all phases of Veterans Yoga Project retreats; location, fundraising, and coordinating transportation for veterans to attend.

Essential Functions

Identify and communicate with retreat centers that:

  • Will accommodate up to 30 veterans and yoga teachers
  • Be private (as in we are the sole renters of the facility during a given time)
  • Is in a location that will facilitate and foster personal growth through means of connecting with nature (ie hiking, horse riding, swimming, etc)
  • Has space for a yoga studio and props
  • Has a menu that will accommodate a various array of dietary needs.
  • Work with staff to identify corporate sponsors and potential grants with the intention that no veteran will pay to attend the retreat EXCEPT for their own way.
  • Work with staff to create a partnership (or applications) with airlines and car rental facilities for reduced travel rates for veterans attending the retreat.

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to work individually and in groups
  • Able to attend bi-weekly or weekly meetings

Preferred Experience:

  • Event planning
  • Experience in working with a small non-profit
  • Experience in negotiating or sale

Other details:

  • Position is unpaid, volunteer role.
  • Opportunity to join a team of dedicated volunteers supporting recovery and resilience among our veterans, families, and communities.

Skills

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Planning / Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 8-10 hours per week, minimum 12 week commitment

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