Special Event Planner - Step Up on Second (For Volunteers age 55+)

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Step Up delivers compassionate support to people experiencing serious mental illness to help them recover, stabilize, and integrate into the community. Through dynamic partnerships, we provide positive social and learning environments, vocational training, permanent supportive housing opportunities, and recovery services to empower individuals to cultivate lives of hope and dignity. We exercise innovative leadership and advocacy to increase public understanding, support and acceptance of all people living with mental illness.
Volunteer job description: Serve as volunteer consultant to assist Step Up staff in designing and running yearly staff retreat for 234 to 243 staff members in late October 2019 or early November 2019.
Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Serve as volunteer event coordinator/consultant. Collaborate on a job description with scope of work, timeline and tasks. Meet with Retreat Committee to flesh out each consultant’s role in plans/goals for event: Venue, Catering, Activities. Consult with Retreat Committee on allocation of per head budget of $100 for group of 230-240 staff members, total not to exceed $20,000. Check in with retreat committee weekly via written report or conference call.
Requirements: Some experience in event planning/management, good organizational skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, works independently as well as good as a team.
Benefits: This is a great opportunity to experience leadership in event planning in the LA region.

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570 W. Ave. 26 Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars: INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects; PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community. L.A. Works' RSVP opportunities are specifically designed for active baby boomers who want to make a lasting contribution to the Los Angeles community.


L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.

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We'll work with your schedule.


1328 22nd StSanta Monica, CA 90404



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Project Management


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 55
  • Time Commitment:5+ Hours per week (meet once a week in Santa Monica and work virtually).

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