Special Events Volunteer Project Assistant (Virtual)
About Working Wardrobes: Since 1990, Working Wardrobes has changed the lives of over 105,000 at-risk men, women, young adults, and veterans. We are a non-profit organization providing workforce readiness, job training and professional wardrobe services in an environment of dignity and respect. At Working Wardrobes, we do everything in our power to help men, women, young adults and veterans overcome difficult challenges, so they can achieve the dignity of work.
The Events volunteer will work directly with the Development Team to assist in coordination for multiple fundraising and stewardship events. Volunteers will assist in areas of event logistics, research/strategy and sponsorships. The volunteer will gain experience and knowledge of the event planning process from beginning to end. Virtual opportunity available with an occasional in-person activity when safe to do so.
Fulfill a sense of purpose by helping transform lives through the support of our mission
Make new friends and network with like-minded individuals
Learn/ teach new skills (great resume booster!)
Support participant fulfillment (t-shirts, registration forms, medals, mailings, etc.)
Research potential strategic partnerships for events
Auction item coordination and support
Prize/Award solicitation and fulfillment
Conducting target sponsor research
Assist with sponsor fulfillment
Assist with sponsor wrap reports
Support with event follow-ups and relationship building
Prior experience in special events, event planning and fundraising strongly preferred
Proficient in Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Google Docs, DropBox
Ability to research and investigate latest trends in event planning methodologies and current industry resources for planning and execution of events
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Detail-oriented and organized
1-2 days per week / 5-10hrs per week
Schedule is flexible
For more information and to fill out an application, please email Bianca Herrera, Volunteer & Intern Manager.
About Working Wardrobes
2000 E McFadden Ave, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92614, US
Our Mission is to do everything in our power to help men, women, young adults and veterans overcome difficult challenges so they can achieve the dignity of work, and the Power of a Paycheck.
We are always looking for engaging and committed volunteers to work in the following areas: - Donation Center - Personal Shopper in Wardrobe Center - Retail Attendant in Retail Stores - Job Development in the Career Success Center. A great opportunity for individuals and groups!