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Events Coordinator Community Volunteer

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MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

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Purpose and Goal: Event Volunteers help to deliver a variety of different events at the Foundation from planning and preparation to setting up and running activities on the day of events. It’s about offering something fun and memorable for donors to encourage repeat donations and referrals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing a warm, friendly welcome to all donors as the public face of the Foundation, answering any questions and encouraging people to get involved
  • Helping to prepare for various events - this might involve planning and preparation activities, information and signage, displays, moving tables and chairs, putting up gazebos, etc.
  • Assisting at large scale events such as the annual Gala and Haunted House - this might involve parking, directing donors, providing information, running stalls, assisting with activities, ticket selling, and cash handling
  • Soliciting donor feedback on events by filling in comment cards or questionnaires
  • Helping to clean up after events - this might involve taking down signage, displays, packing away tables, chairs, and other equipment, taking down gazebos, removing trash

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about making a difference in the community
  • Expertise in facilitating event planning and organization
  • The optimal size of events volunteer team is twenty to thirty members

Benefits:

  • Gain an understanding of local community needs and how they are being addressed
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Great personal satisfaction, since you have the opportunity to make a real difference to our donors’ lives

Foundation Key Contact:

Julie Webster
Morningstar Foundation

juliewebster@ignitium.com
905 W. Riverside Avenue, Suite 316
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 448-1412

This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not meant to be legally binding or an employment contract.

Out-of-pocket travel costs between home and volunteering place will be offered.

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About MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

Location:

510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

The Morning Star Foundation is committed to transforming our community’s vulnerable youth into healthy, confident and productive adults by strategically supporting programs that provide residential and foster care, wrap-around services, education, and learning through play, art, and outdoor immersion.

Description

Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

510 W Riverside, Ste 201Spokane, WA 99201

(47.65835,-117.42015)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Bartending
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Food Service
  • Ushering

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 10 hours per month Commitment to take on occasional event-related projects Attend events according to schedule - events usually take place during evenings and weekends
  • Orientation and Training:  Read the Morning Star Foundation by-laws, Morning Star Foundation Articles of Incorporation If interested, please submit your resume to julie.webster@morningstar-foundation.org.

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