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ORGANIZATION: IMPACTability

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VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Event Planner is a New York Metro Area based volunteer position in IMPACTability and is responsible for the oversight and successful coordination of our Disability Advocacy & Career Summit. This hybrid event at a corporate space in lower Manhattan, NY is scheduled for October 18, 2024. The Event Planner reports to the President and Summit Committee, works in coordination with the Project Manager, and supports our Development and Education teams.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with leading pre-event virtual committee meetings to ensure effective decision making.
  • Plan and facilitate logistics, including registration list, venue preparation, reasonable accommodations, security requirements, catering, decor, and marketing materials.
  • Manage on-site preparations and event breakdown.
  • Troubleshoot any issues that arise on event day.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven success in event management or hospitality.
  • Motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle pressure and apply problem-solving skills, work as part of a team, and to schedule and efficiently carry out activities and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word, and experience in Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint preferred but not required.

VOLUNTEER DETAILS

  • Time Commitment: Minimum of 4-10 virtual hours per month; which may include evenings.
    • Must be present at the Summit on October 18, 2024.
  • Please submit your resume for consideration.
  • Candidates may complete the Volunteer Application here: https://tinyurl.com/VolunteerApplyNow

ABOUT IMPACTability
IMPACTability, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to fight for equal access to employment opportunities for college students with disabilities. We empower students to break through workforce barriers and open doors through our intergenerational career readiness and mentoring certificate program CareerReady!

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact VP Human Resources Travis Dickison at volunteer@impactabilityusa.org.
Find out more at our website www.impactabilityusa.org.

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About IMPACTability

Location:

474 W 238TH ST APT 6I, BRONX, NY 10463, US

Mission Statement

IMPACTability’s mission is to fight for equal access to employment opportunities for college students with disabilities. We empower students to break through workforce barriers and open doors with our career readiness and mentoring program.

Description

IIMPACTability is a 501(c)3 Non-profit. The values of our all volunteer team are leadership, professional growth through education, access, and opportunity. We impact college students with disabilities through our intergenerational career readiness and mentoring certificate program CareerReady!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Employment
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Employment, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Mon Jul 22, 2024 - Fri Oct 18, 2024

WHERE

New York, NY 10286

(40.710,-74.010)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4-10 hours per month until event
  • Must be present at the Summit on October 18, 2024

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