Special Events Volunteer

Published

09/28/2018

Address

594 Grand Concourse
Suite #2
Bronx
NY
10451
United States

Description

Overview:

Special Events Volunteer work closely with South Bronx United’s Executive Director in planning and managing nonprofit fundraising events with a focus on SBU’s Annual Benefit. The Annual Benefit, which raised $111,000 last year, represents a significant and essential portion of SBU’s operating budget allowing SBU to keep pace with growing programming needs of Bronx youth.


When:

September – November. Exact hours are flexible and will fluctuate according to key periods with more hours likely needed immediately prior to the Benefit on November 8th.


Where:

SBU Office

594 Grand Concourse

Bronx, NY 10451

*Work can often be done remotely if needed.


Commitment:

10-15 hours a week, September-early November. The workload of the position is expected to fluctuate around key periods, but is often flexible for a candidate to choose their hours.


Training:

All volunteers will be trained, supervised by the Development Manager.


Benefits:

While the position is unpaid, Volunteers have the opportunity to see the inner workings of a small but growing non profit and the process of planning and managing a major fundraising event.


Responsibilities in Detail:


• Support a team, the SBU Benefit Committee, in planning and promoting the 5th Annual SBU Benefit

• Solicit donations for the event (venue, food, drinks, auctions items, etc)

• Organize event logistics (catering, registration, recruiting and training volunteers, music, awards program, etc.)

• Manage guest list, ticket purchases, monetary donations, and mailing list

• Support creation of event materials (save the date, evite, sponsor letters)

• Create financial reports for event

• Create run of show for event day and evening

• Promote event on social media and with appropriate mainstream media

• Support other fundraising events as planned by SBU’s Junior Board


Qualifications:

Along with possessing a passion for supporting non profit work and serving urban youth, a volunteer should have strong communication and writing skills and comfort using Microsoft Excel and Google Documents. Additionally, an ideal candidate would also have a BA in communications, non profit management, marketing or another related field, as well as experience in event planning and/or fundraising.

Remote

Ok

How To Apply

info@southbronxunited.org

Please email your resume and CV to info@southbronxunited.org.


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