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Outreach and Events Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: The Free Book Buggie

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Do you enjoy reading? Do you wish all children could share your love of reading? Join The Free Book Buggie's development committee to help make this dream possible!

As the Outreach and Events Coordinator, you will represent TFBB and work with the Executive Director to develop and implement initiatives that increase company visibility within the surrounding community. You will develop a strategy for building partnerships to expand the reach and impact of TFBB’s mission and vision and proactively network for new community contacts with the intention of building ongoing, long-term relationships. Additionally, you will create and execute an events plan to include volunteer/donor appreciation as well as fundraising.

To be successful in this role, you should present outstanding communication skills with a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude. You should also be detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time. You must be self-motivated and demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

It is anticipated that the Outreach and Events Coordinator will spend 2-4 hours a week working independently with 2-4 hours of team meetings and collaborative work each month.

The Free Book Buggie is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that accepts, sorts, stores and distributes new and pre-loved children's books across the Twin Cites and beyond. We partner with over 90 other organizations to provide age-appropriate books to under-resourced families and communities through various creative avenues. The need is great and we would love your help in supporting our mission.

Our Mission : To provide books to children and ignite a passion for reading that empowers each child to explore a world of opportunity.

Our Vision : We envision a world where all children have their own home library and become lifelong learners through the joy of reading.

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About The Free Book Buggie

Location:

759 Cougar Drive, Eagan, MN 55123, US

Mission Statement

Mission: To provide books to children and ignite a passion for reading that empowers each child to explore a world of opportunity. Vision: We envision a world where all children have their own home library and become lifelong learners through the joy of reading. Our aim is to accept new and pre-loved children's books, keep them out of landfills and give them all away to children across Minnesota and beyond. We value our core belief that ALL children deserve the right to access age-appropriate books to have in their homes. We are proud of our all-volunteer organization and look forward to growing and having Free Book Buggies bookin' it across Minnesota!

Description

The Free Book Buggie is a non profit that is passionate about books and sharing the love of reading with all children. Our goal is to provide age-appropriate books that show children reading is fun, allows them to dream, learn, go on adventures, and be empowered to shape their future.

What we do:

  • collect, sort and store thousands of donated books
  • partner with over 90 organizations
  • fill the Buggie & travel to events across the Twin Cities
  • table our books by reading levels, baby up to high school chapter
  • empower children to choose books THEY like
  • volunteer "reading buddies" provided at certain events
  • supply children's books to organizations in need
  • AND, we have been known to restock empty Little Free Libraries!
We have no boundaries when it comes to giving books and spreading the love of reading to children.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Minneapolis - St. Paul metro areasMinneapolis, MN 55401

(44.98365,-93.26936)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Planning / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-4 hours per week

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