The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
As Event Coordinator, you’ll have the opportunity to foster meaningful relationships within the AAMPLIFY community by hosting engaging, creative, and fun events. As part of our Social Justice Leadership Program, students are assigned Big/Little mentorship pairings, and you will have an opportunity to coordinate its programming. This includes hosting 4-5 events throughout the year for our Big/Little pairings to partake in community service, career development, or social mixers.
If you’re a master event planner that is passionate about fostering meaningful human connection and mentorship, we’d love you to join our team! This is a unique opportunity to make an impact on the AAPI community, join an emerging nonprofit with a bold mission, and to boost your resume.
What you’ll do:
Build an event strategy for August 2018 to August 2019 that includes social, service, and networking events for Bigs and Littles
Perform regular check-ins with pairings to understand how best to support students and mentors
Support Bigs by providing resources and assistance
Coordinate events throughout the Bay Area for AAMPLIFY students to attend
Who we’re looking for:
College student or young professional
A master of Google Calendar, cheesy ice-breakers and witty Facebook event titles
Passion for empowering underserved AAPI youth to become social justice leaders
Event planning experience preferred
Bonus points for familiarity with the San Francisco community