Mini Events Coordinator

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Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Volunteer Mini Events Coordinator

Created October 2021


MISSION: PPCM is a community-built, hands-on educational destination, in Southeast Colorado Springs, that engages ALL children and their grown-ups by sparking creativity through purposeful play.

VISION: Our vision is to be a trusted, growing educational resource, and a community collaborator who offers opportunities to inspire children to reach their unique potential.

Purpose of Volunteer Position: Helps to coordinate mini fundraising events throughout the year. Does not include our major events listed below.

Number of hours: 5-10 hours per week depending on which event you are working on & time of year.

Location: In person

Reports to: Currently, the Executive Director & Fundraising Coordinator

Works Closely with: The Executive Director, Social media volunteers and Public Relations Coordinator

Volunteer Responsibilities:


  • Identify the requirements and expectations for each event.
  • Coordinate mini events for fundraising throughout the year. These include restaurant fundraisers, brewery fundraisers, other small business fundraisers and mini event fundraisers (for example, maybe a Mother’s Day event at the museum)
  • Look out for and learn about different opportunities for different ways we can fundraise throughout the year.
  • Assess an event’s overall success and submit findings.
  • Work with PPCM to create a team specifically for the event and host meetings as needed and delegate

Tasks as needed.

  • Be a part of the Fundraising/Events Committee and be able to meet in person or Zoom 1x a month

Volunteer Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Can work remotely for most tasks
  • Meetings for the event team and the fundraising/events committee needs to be in person or Zoom/Google meets
  • Be available for the day of the event to manage the event
  • Understand and promote PPCM’s mission
  • Help arrange for needed volunteers with the VOlunteer Coordinator
  • Make sure the marketing team knows how to market the event & have all the information they need
  • Be a part of the Fundraising/Events Committee - meets 1-2 hours monthly; in person or Zoom
  • Be able to meet more as needed with a team of volunteers for the specific event.
  • Be an ambassador for PPCM
  • Help to educate the community about PPCM

Recommended Volunteer Qualifications:


  • At least 18 years old
  • May work remotely out of Colorado Springs
  • At least 3 years’ experience as an event coordinator.
  • Well-organized with excellent multi-tasking abilities.
  • Outstanding vendor management skills.
  • Experience in hospitality, customer service and/or Public relations is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under a lot of pressure/stress (especially day of the event)

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About Pikes Peak Children's Museum

Location:

2565 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, US

Mission Statement

PPCM is a community-built, hands-on educational destination that engages ALL children and their grown-ups by sparking creativity through purposeful play.

Description

VISION:

Our vision is to be a trusted, growing educational resource, and a community collaborator who offers opportunities to inspire children to reach their unique potential.

The express objectives of PPCM are to provide:
  • A dynamic hands-on, engaging and fun educational experience focused on the age group 0-10.
  • A place for this demographic to encounter boundless opportunities for discovery and imagination, sparking a passion for life-long learning.
  • A compelling environment to nurture wonder and creativity, encouraging children’s innate desire to explore the world around them.
  • An indispensable resource for children, families, the community at large and elementary-level educators as a mutually beneficial connecting point.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2565 Airport RoadColorado Springs, CO 80910

(38.82471,-104.78233)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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