Event Manager - Full Time Position
Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for an exceptional person with strong organizational and relationship skills to serve in an important role of connecting events and attendees to our mission of serving kids. The Event Manager position oversees all fundraising events for the agency, including managing volunteers and taking the lead with event software. This position is significant in bringing people to events to learn of the Big Brothers Big Sisters story and support the agency to ensure the continuance of our mission for years to come. The position is FTE and is benefits eligible.
The position requires an independent person to be self-motivated, highly organized, detailed oriented, strong delegation skills, and an exceptional team player. Experience as a volunteer and/or leading volunteers in fundraising efforts is key to the success of this position.
A two-year degree and successful experience with event planning and data management is preferred.
Please submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Event Manager Applicant by May 24th. Applications will be accepted after this date until the position is filled.
The job description is available upon request.
Program Support Volunteer, Work Study,
& Internship Opportunities
Program Support Position Descriptions
These internship opportunities allow you hands-on experience working in the human services field with a large focus on client and volunteer support and management. As an intern you would have the opportunity to observe volunteer interviews, parent and child interviews, match support calls, in person check-ins, as well as annual meetings between the parent, child and volunteer. You would also be able to conduct reference calls and write assessments for clients and volunteers, learning to use your professional judgement.
You would be an integral part of the team, and would participate in staff and program meetings, while also having the opportunity to work with other youth serving/non-profit agencies and area schools.
You would have the opportunity to further develop your interviewing, critical thinking, oral and written communication skills, as well as have a well rounded picture of the inner workings of a small non-profit organization.
Majors in the Human Service field are preferred, such as Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Studies, etc.
If interested, please contact Liza via email at email@example.com with letter of interest and resume.
This internship would be strongly focused on preparing and implementing the groundwork for fundraising events. As an intern, you would work closely with the special events committee to plan, design, organize, create the event(s) as well as develop partnerships with businesses and support.
Other opportunities may include helping prepare for presentations to companies, data entry, attending committee meetings and networking events, and coordination of smaller projects.
All majors are considered for this internship, with an emphasis on business and/or marketing. The schedule can be flexible, however, approximately 15 - 20 hours a week is expected.
If interested, please email Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org with letter of interest and resume.