Development Special Events Service Learning Opportunity

Published

05/08/2018

Start Date

06/18/2018

End Date

08/10/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

American Red Cross Serving King County
1900 25th Ave S.
98144
Seattle
Washington
98144
United States

Description

What You'll Be Doing:

The Northwest Region Special Events service learning student will have two main projects within their nine week study. They will work on creating the online platform through CVENT to sign up for our Snohomish (biggest) heroes’ event and they will also assist in interviewing and writing about nominated heroes for our Snohomish heroes’ event. By working on the online platform CVENT our Special Events student will learn how to navigate CVENT as well as gain an understanding of how to organize, recruit, and coordinate an 800 person event on the back end. By interviewing and writing about nominated heroes our Special Events student will learn how to represent a large organization, communicate with individuals from all backgrounds, and then translate their interview into a compelling story. On top of these two main projects our Special Events student will also be a part of Snohomish Heroes event monthly calls and brainstorm meetings to gain valuable experience being in a work environment and contributing ideas.


What You'll Learn:

The special events summer service learning position will gain knowledge, skills, and competencies in many ways. Through their participation in Snohomish Heroes event meetings they will gain knowledge about organizational structures, typical procedures, industry expectations, and collaboration. Through interviewing heroes the Special Events student will gain interpersonal /public communication skills and competencies. While working within CVENT the Special Events student will gain analytical skills while thinking about how to organize an 800 person breakfast from the backend as well as technical literacy within the CVENT portal.


Who We're Looking For:

We're seeking passionate humanitarians to join our Development Team. If you're a college student looking to gain meaningful experience in the nonprofit sector, consider applying!

How To Apply

If you are a college student interested in this opportunity, please email a resume and cover letter to Kay.Wallis@redcross.org.


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