Hero For a Day Event Planner

  • Volunteer
  • Anywhere

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

A Family For Every Child is a non-profit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. AFFEC’S mission is to find loving and permanent families for every waiting foster child.

JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                       

Hero For a Day is an annual event put on by A Family For Every Child to help raise awareness for the foster care system. During this event, foster children (and others) are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of Hero-related activities. The intern/volunteer in the Hero For a Day Event Planner position will be responsible for planning and carrying out the event. This person will coordinate experienced volunteers and tools to plan event.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Research past hero events and write up changes needed, goals for this event, funding, and attendee’s partners.
  • Compile team of past volunteers, assess supplies and plan for needed growth.
  • Interview past volunteers to create new plan, assign committee heads, and identify new needs.
  • Recruit, train, and engage new volunteers.
  • Plan a timeline for tasks to be completed.
  • Plan marketing calendar, social media plan, and advertising campaign.
  • Work with web team to build webpage.
  • Build email templates, press releases, PSAs, and other marketing tools.
  • Carry out event.
  • Make plan for next year.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with event planning.
  • Comfortable communicating with different groups of people, skilled at sharing interest and enthusiasm with others.
  • Advertising and marketing experience.
  • Knowledge of business and budgeting.
  • Computer and internet skills, especially working with social media.

SCHEDULE:

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

CONTACT:                                                                                                               

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