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Event Planner/Coordinator Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Operation Xcel

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 9 people are interested
Excellent Communities, Education, and Leadership

Event Planner Volunteer/Intern

We are looking for energetic and fun-loving individuals to fill in internship/volunteer and part-time requirements for Operation Xcel. The Events Intern will assist in the planning, production, and execution of high-quality internal and external events in collaboration with donors, board members, partners, youth and staff.


  1. Manage all project delivery elements within financial and time constraints, including event planning, design and production.
  2. Collaborate with clients to identify their needs, understand requirements for each event and ensure customer satisfaction.
  3. Book venues and schedule speakers.
  4. Research vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.) and choose the best combination of quality and cost.
  5. Manage event operations (preparing venue, invitations, etc.). - Complete final checks on day of event to ensure everything meets standards.
  6. Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems.


  1. Proven experience in event planning, event coordinating preferred
  2. Outstanding customer service ethic and high quality expectations
  3. Advanced communication skills, including writing, proof reading and speaking
  4. Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  5. Strong problem solving, organizational, project management and planning skills
  6. Experience with social media communications, publishing and usability a plus
  7. Advanced MS Office skills; Outlook, Word and Excel
  8. Some college required

Time Commitment:

Operation Xcel Board of Directors meets once a month on the third Tuesday of the month.

Responsibilities require 1-4 hours of work per week. Board Members are also expected to regularly attend Operation Xcel events. Board members are required to take a Child Protection Training which is conducted online and submit to a national background check.

Position Benefits:

In addition to gaining experience utilizing marketing and communications skills, implementing a marketing plan, and following a brand guide, general board members benefit from

  • Gaining exposure to nonprofit governance procedures
  • Developing and enhancing leadership skills
  • Meeting awesome people who also want to enhance the nonprofit sector
  • Learning about other young professional membership and nonprofit organizations

Operation Xcel Board members are currently meeting via zoom due to COVID restrictions. We have 6 site locations currently in Guilford County: High Point, Greensboro, Gibsonville, and Stokesdale.

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About Operation Xcel


PO Box 412, STOKESDALE, NC 27357, US

Mission Statement

Operation Xcel works to increase academic, social, and career skills for students in our community and to provide parenting, advocacy, and technological literacy workshops for adults. We are committed to honesty and integrity. We are guided by a strong work ethic, and by compassion and commitment to those who serve with us and to those whom we serve. Through our academic and enrichment programs, we are committed to providing equal access to quality educational resources, to supporting diversity of thought, and to creating a strong foundation for the development of long-term career goals and civic participation.


Operation Homework: "Equipping Socially, Emotionally and Academically"

Operation Homework seeks to transform the lives of area students by providing them with the support needed to develop strong academic and social skills. We work to empower students to become responsible citizens prepared to succeed in higher education, careers, and in service to the community.

Operation Saturday Academy: "REAL, RELEVANT, ENGAGING"

Operation Saturday Academy offers enriching experiences, which connect real world activities to the subject matter that students are learning in school. Our goal is to compliment academic work and to foster a 'love for learning,’ providing youth with the skills and confidence needed to become productive, forward-thinking creators of their own destiny. We envision these youth maturing to become contributors to the social and economic vitality of their communities.

Operation 3 Steps Ahead Summer Learning: "MAXIMIZING EXCELLENCE"

Our purpose is to engage students in enrichment activities that advance their skills and understanding in the areas of reading and writing, math and science. We also strive to provide students with opportunities to develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends, and discover new interests.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


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9070 Highway 158 WestStokesdale, NC 27357



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At the least 1-4 hours per week. If able to do more that would be great.
  • All board members are required to take a Child Protection Training and receive a certificate of completion

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