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Fundraising Event Volunteer Lead

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American Red Cross


Events are all virtual until further notice.


  • Take a leadership role in planning logistics of Red Cross special events.
  • Supervise event volunteers
  • Assist with event execution, including working with event venue, caterer, coordinating auction, volunteer support and community outreach.
  • Cultivate, solicit and steward Red Cross support through donated auction items, ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Prepare the event program in a timely manner, including developing scripts for event presenters.
  • Coordinate all day-of logistics, including timeline, supervising event volunteers, and more.
  • May chair nomination committee at a Real Heroes Breakfast. Duties may include contacting nominator and nominee for Heroes Award; gathering story and contact information; and maintaining spreadsheet to track nominations.
  • May chair auction committee at a Gala. Duties may include working closely with Relationship Managers; soliciting businesses for in-kind auction donations; maintaining spreadsheet of donations; sending thank you letters; and coordinating day-of auction logistics.

  • Detail-oriented
  • Skilled at multi-tasking
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to coordinate and organize multiple functions and activities and work with extremely tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Contact: Karla Legorreta at Karla.Legorreta@redcross.org or 714-380-7263

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About American Red Cross


600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.


to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Internet Research
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • · Good communication skills · Attention to detail · Strong interpersonal skills

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