Best Buddies Walk Chair

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Best Buddies Nevada

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BBFW2018

The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). By supporting this walk you’ll be growing your local Best Buddies programs dedicated to one-to-one friendships, leadership development, integrated employment, and inclusive living opportunities for individuals with IDD. The Event Chair serves as the volunteer leader for planning and execution of Friendship Walk. This position is responsible for recruiting, training and leading an effective Friendship Walk Committee focused on raising revenue.

Qualifications:
* Excellent leadership, communication, delegation and interpersonal skills.
* Goal-driven and results-oriented.
* Strong networking skills and knowledge of key individuals in the community.
Position Responsibilities:
* Work with staff partner to develop and determine event goals, including total participants, number of teams, sponsorship and fundraising revenue, team retention rate and mission-related goals.
* Develop and manage an event budget with the Staff Partner.
* With the help of the Staff Partner, recruit chair positions. Establish relationships with chairs so they feel comfortable reaching out for help and/or guidance.
* Recruit additional committee members by hosting a Volunteer Kickoff Party. Encourage and help chairs to recruit their sub-committee members.
* Host a Committee Orientation to train and educate committee members on Friendship Walk and their individual roles.
* Work with Staff Partner to establish committee meeting dates, times and locations.
* Plan, lead and facilitate all committee meetings.
* Delegate responsibilities and tasks to committee members.
* Maintain regular communication with committee members and the Staff Partner to ensure everyone understands expectations and is on target to meet goals.
* Monitor progress to confirm tasks are completed and assist when needed.
* Ensure that appropriate recognition is given to all committee members, sponsors, volunteers and other contributors to the success of your Friendship Walk.
* Conduct a post-Walk debrief meeting with committee members to determine ideas and areas of improvement for next year.
* Assist Staff Partner with vetting Event Chair successor.
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About Best Buddies Nevada

Location:

6655 W. Sahara Ave, Ste. a110, Las Vegas, NV 89146, US

Mission Statement

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Description

Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6655 W. Sahara Ave.Suite A110Las Vegas, NV 89146

(36.14325,-115.23791)
 

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Chairperson will support the event from 6-9 months leading up to walk and some post walk. Meet with committee monthly. Communicate weekly and manage event needs ongoing.

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