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ORGANIZATION: CHRYSALIS PROGRAM

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Position: Event Planning Volunteer

Organization: The Chrysalis Program

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Time Commitment: Flexible, Project-Based

Position Overview:

The Chrysalis Program is seeking creative and detail-oriented individuals to join our team as Event Planning Volunteers. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in the successful planning and execution of events that contribute to the empowerment of young girls and women. This position offers a unique opportunity to utilize your event planning skills to make a positive impact on our community.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Event Coordination:

    • Collaborate with the Event Planning Team to organize and execute events that align with the organization's mission.
    • Assist in developing event timelines, logistics, and contingency plans.
  2. Vendor and Venue Coordination:

    • Research and communicate with vendors, sponsors, and venues to secure necessary resources.
    • Negotiate contracts and agreements for event services.
  3. Budget Management:

    • Work closely with the Finance Team to develop and manage event budgets.
    • Track expenses and ensure adherence to financial guidelines.
  4. Promotion and Marketing:

    • Assist in creating promotional materials and strategies to generate interest and attendance.
    • Utilize social media and other channels to market events effectively.
  5. On-Site Coordination:

    • Oversee on-site logistics during events, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for participants.
    • Coordinate with volunteers and staff to manage event flow.
  6. Post-Event Evaluation:

    • Conduct post-event evaluations to gather feedback and identify areas for improvement.
    • Prepare reports summarizing the success and challenges of each event.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for event planning and community engagement.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Creativity and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.

Benefits:

  • Gain hands-on experience in event planning and execution.
  • Contribute to the success of events that empower young girls and women.
  • Expand your professional network in the nonprofit sector.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a brief cover letter outlining their motivation and relevant experience for the Event Planning Volunteer role. Please email your application to info@thechrysalisprogram.org.

We look forward to welcoming individuals passionate about creating impactful and memorable events!

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About CHRYSALIS PROGRAM

Location:

4700 S LAKE PARK AVE, Suite 1703, CHICAGO, IL 60615, US

Mission Statement

The Chrysalis Program cultivates self-love and acceptance, instill purpose, and support the well-being of black women, girls, and families through wellness, life skills, and creative arts programming.

Description

The Chrysalis Program seeks to reduce or eliminate the effects of childhood trauma for African American girls and their families on Chicago's South Side and beyond.

The Chrysalis Program creates safe spaces for girls to heal, learn and grow by offering Wellness Workshops, Counseling, Life Skill Classes, Creative Arts Lessons, Parent Classes, Enrichment Field Trips, Mentorship and Community Events.

‚ÄčThe Chrysalis Program is unique because it takes a holistic approach to empowering; teaching both life skills and coping skills that gradually improves the quality of life for participants and their families.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Race & Ethnicity
Children & Youth, Community, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours weekly minimum
  • Flexible schedule, event planning experience preferred, monthly meetings and weekly communications.

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