Events are all virtual! Assist the Development team with planning fundraising events. Takes a leadership role in planning the logistics of event execution. Responsibilities:
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 spreadsheets 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 a spreadsheet of donations; sending thank you letters; and coordinating day-of-auction logistics.
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
Training: We provide all the training!
"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"
Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.