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Event Coordinator for the San Jose Team Hope 10K Run/5K Walk

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HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA - San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate

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Team Hope Walk for a Cure

The San Jose Team Hope Run/Walk is an annual fundraiser for the San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA). The walk in June is the crown jewel of our nonprofit fundraising year, and the culmination of months of organization and preparation. The event is held at Campbell Park in Campbell CA, and lasts approximately 6 hours, with approximately 40 hours of promotion/preparation leading up to the event from February-June.

The coordinator(s) for the event will be mentored by a veteran lead coordinator with years of experience successfully managing this event.

Our coordinators will gain:
- Leadership development and people management experience
- Experience with event planning
- Learning about non-profit fundraising

The coordinators will organize Volunteers to:
- Contact sponsors and generate auction items and prizes
- Help with promotion of event on event websites, community calendars, and though media
- Physically put flyers up in store fronts, running trails, gyms, etc.
- Help staff and run the event

Successful candidates will be:
- Passionate, persistent, clear communicators
- Available to dedicate time to monthly activities leading up to the event
- Able to prioritize, think strategically, and efficiently utilize volunteer resources

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About HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA - San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate

Location:

P. O. Box 280, Vacaville, CA 95625, US

Mission Statement

The Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s disease. The HDSA San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate provides support to the local Huntington's Disease (HD) community by hosting fundraisers, education days, outreach programs, HD clinics at Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco.

Description

From community services and education to advocacy and research, HDSA is the world’s leader in providing help for today and hope for tomorrow for people with Huntington’s disease and their families. HDSA's network of chapters, affiliates, HDSA Centers of Excellence, social workers and support groups provides a seamless connection for help, education and outreach to HD families and health care professionals across the United States.

Community
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Jun 19, 2021
07:00 AM - 11:00 AM  

WHERE

Gilliman Avenue & East Campbell AvenueCampbell, CA 95008

(37.277,-121.953)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Beginning in late February, the event coordinator(s) will meet via Zoom with mentor and start planning the event.

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