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Special Events Volunteer Project Assistant (Virtual)

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Working Wardrobes

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.

Events Volunteer

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.

The Benefits:

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!)

Sample projects/activities:

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

Table assignments

Conducting target sponsor research

Assist with sponsor fulfillment

Assist with sponsor wrap reports

Support with event follow-ups and relationship building

Desired Qualifications:

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.

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About Working Wardrobes


2000 E McFadden Ave, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92614, US

Mission Statement

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!



Mon Feb 01, 2021 - Sun May 30, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM  


Santa Ana, CA 92705







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