Gala Planning Committee

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Passport to Freedom

April 2019

A Weekend Evening

Black-Tie Optional

To Apply:
Email your resume and/or Linkedin with a short cover letter to:


Global Orphan Prevention strives to keep mothers and children together through economic development, awareness, and educational opportunity. The work to address the orphan trade and child sex trafficking.

Purpose of Gala:

To increase awareness and stewardship amongst the Colorado community about our causes and to help them have a more profound understanding of how these issues are connected within our own country.

Additionally, to encourage new and ongoing support from donors, partners, and friends of the charity through

  • Highlighting the organization’s programs
  • Demonstrating the impact of our work
  • Submerging the audience through an experiential event, where guests will activate their sensory channels, creating an emotional connection to the Cause
  • By creating memorable experiences that give back or add value to their lives, the guests will feel drawn towards the mission

Length of Commitment:
  • Now - April 2019
  • Committee meetings once per month through December 2019
  • Twice per month from January - April 2019
  • Can be held virtual, but a minimum of 3 meetings must be in person
  • Committee Members must commit to actively participating for full 6-month planning term

Program & Experience Committee:
  • Prepare the event program with a volunteer committee
  • Determine event production, venue, catering, and vendor communications
  • Registration and coat check
  • VIP invitations, cultivation, and care
  • Event entertainment & theme
  • Day of Volunteers Committee
  • Determine decorations and lead a volunteer team to execute

Auction Committee:

  • Secure silent and live auction items to be auctioned at the gala
  • Organize and manage bid sheets, display, payment, and distribution of auction items
  • Hire auctioneer for the live auction
  • Write and send thank you notes for all auction donors after the event

Marketing & Communications Committee:
  • Prepare and execute the marketing and communications plan with a volunteer committee

Sponsorship Committee:
  • Solicit and secure a presenting and supporting sponsor
  • Generate a minimum of 5 cash sponsors for the Gala
  • Support the ticket sales committee with table sponsorships
  • Meetings twice monthly from September through December 2018, then once monthly January through March 2019

Ticket Sales Committee:
  • Sell and oversee ticket and table sales strategy, process, and promotions (in partnership with marketing)

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Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community


Mon Nov 26, 2018 - Fri Apr 19, 2019


17th StreetDenver, CO 80204



  • Program Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 21
  • Monthly meetings, then bi-monthly
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication, detail-oriented

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