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Virtual gala assistant - event ticket sales and marketing

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World Medical Relief

  • 9 people are interested

World Medical Relief's annual gala is scheduled to take place on December 5, 2020. This year it will be completely virtual. It will a meaningful event that highlights the agency's amazing volunteers and community partners and the impact of our efforts to distribute humanitarian aid abroad and in Metro Detroit.

Considering the Covid-19 pandemic and the possibility that there will be another peak of illness in the fall, it was decided to change it into a virtual fundraising event. It is exciting to think that when we free ourselves from any geographic limitations, we might be able to maximize our reach, attendee participation and revenue. Participants all around the country and world can engage with the event from their home location.

The agency is looking for a tech and marketing/PR savvy person who would love to make this gala the best virtual event ever, based on number of people in attendance and money raised. While this is a virtual opportunity, we would prefer to work with volunteers from Metro Detroit. Since we will also make a lot of personal calls to sign people up to attend, good phone skills and a pleasant voice are a must.
Please only contact us if you have a marketing and tech back ground and are qualified to take on this challenge. A background check may be conducted.

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About World Medical Relief


21725 Melrose Avenue, Southfield, MI 48075, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to facilitate the distribution of surplus medical resources where they are needed. As such, our programs have both a local and international focus. Goods are distributed in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, gender, religion, nationality or political beliefs. In pursuing the mission, the Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff seek to: 1. Relieve human sufferin 2. Demonstrate respect for all customers, clients, and patients 3. Collaborate with community organizations collectively to provide services to those in need. 4. Maintain a proactive approach to improving services provided


World Medical Relief operates five programs that provide medication, medical equipment, and medical supplies at little or no cost to low-income people in metro Detroit and throughout the world.

The Affordable Prescriptions Program - provides prescription medication on an on-going basis to low-income people ages 18 & older who do not have prescription drug insurance.

The Durable Medical Equipment Program Through the DME program, low-income clients can obtain canes, walkers, hospital beds, over-the-bed tables, commodes, tub benches, and similar items. Clients need a doctor’s prescription or a social service agency referral to receive durable medical equipment.

Local Shipping Program - World Medical Relief provides a variety of medical supplies for individuals referred to us from social service agencies, physicians and other health care workers.This program also provides hygiene kits, school kits, blankets, and other items to Detroit area homeless shelters and social service agencies conducting programs for the poor. WMR provides area clinics and other non-profit health agencies with medical supplies and equipment.

Supply Service - offers adult briefs, pull-ups and bed pads to the public at discounted prices.

The International Missions and Shipment Program distributes medicine, medical and surgical equipment, and medical supplies to poor people living in developing nations.

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Sales Marketing
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Fundraising




  • A minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Volunteers are aces with Facebook and Instagram, Canva, English, Microsoft Office Suite

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