Fundraising Event Planner

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

AFFEC is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. AFFEC’S mission is to find loving, permanent families for every waiting foster child.

JOB SUMMARY:

AFFEC is looking for somebody to plan a new annual fundraising event. The goal is to raise $10,000 or more and to bring awareness to our organization and mission. Other goals of the event include gaining media attention and drawing people to our website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the volunteer/intern will:

  • Research other new events in the area.
  • Work with the Executive Director to decide on the event.
  • Recruit, train, and engage volunteers.
  • Plan a timeline for event.
  • Work with web team to lay out a webpage for event.
  • Build email templates, press releases, PSAs and other marketing tools.
  • Carry out the event.
  • Make plan for next year’s event if the event will continue.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with diverse populations.
  • Computer skills/data entry.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Well organized with the ability to carry out tasks independently.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

SCHEDULE:

  • Rotating start dates.
  • 6-9+ hours per week.
  • 3-6 month commitment minimum.

CONTACT:

Volunteer Coordinator info@afamilyforeverychild.org 541-343-2856.