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Events Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

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As the Events Coordinator for the Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance (VPMMA), you will be instrumental in organizing impactful learning experiences for our veteran community. Your role includes coordinating educational events, workshops, cohorts, and seminars that provide valuable knowledge and skill development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate logistics for learning events, such as scheduling, venue selection, and equipment .

  • Identify and engage subject matter experts, speakers, and trainers to deliver high-quality content during the events.

  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to promote learning events through various channels such as social media, email marketing, and website updates.

  • Manage event registration, attendee communications, and evaluation processes to gather feedback and improve future events.

  • Continuously evaluate the success of learning events and make recommendations for enhancements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous Experience in event planning and management preferred.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills to effectively coordinate events.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders, speakers, and attendees.

  • Familiarity with event management tools and platforms to streamline registration and communication processes.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a virtual environment.

  • Creativity and innovation in designing engaging and impactful learning experiences

  • Passion for supporting veterans' professional development and a commitment to VPMMA's mission.

  • Previous experience with Google workspace preferred.

Position Type: Volunteer

Location: Remote

Commitment: Preferably 3-5 hours a month (but as much as you can support)

Report to:

Learning and Events Manager/Director of Career Services & Programs

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About VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

Location:

4299 S ELLESMERE ST, GILBERT, AZ 85297, US

Mission Statement

​VPMMA is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that provides industry-based project management career mentorship and networking opportunities for our great Nation’s Service-Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses. Empower and equip military service members, veterans, and spouses to achieve project management career greatness through mentoring and professional development.

Description

In December 2017 Eric "Doc" Wright and Joe Pusz, PMO Joe started a proof of concept which eventually became VPMMA. ​A select few Veterans and Mentors connected to try to concept, pairing a Veteran seeking a career in Project Management with an experienced PM. The results were immediate and VPMMA was born.

The goal for VPMMA is to leverage the generous project management community to find Mentors willing to volunteer time to benefit Veterans, Servicemembers and Military Spouses. In short order, the support was overwhelming. Mentors from across the United States stepped up to serve those who have served us. Now is your turn to join us and give back some of your time to help a Veteran, Servicemember and Military Spouse.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Employment, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Administrative Support
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours a week

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