EVENT AND VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR POSITION

BAG IT is a non-profit organization committed to providing information/education to newly-diagnosed individuals with cancer and their families. BAG IT assists anyone with any type of cancer to “Fight the Fear.”

BAG IT has an immediate opening for a part-time Event and Volunteer Coordinator. Flexible hours vary, averaging 10-20 hours per week with increased hours to full-time required prior to events. Occasionally will need to be available evenings and weekends. Experience in event management OR volunteer management is preferred. Home-based position with once weekly staff meetings in Tucson.

Duties include:

Event Coordination:

— Development, planning, organizing, coordinating, promoting, and facilitating BAG IT fundraising events

— On-site event management

— Develop ideas for and coordinate other BAG IT-related events

— Negotiate contracts with venues and vendors. Coordinate event vendors

— Develop and maintain event budgets, timelines, promotional materials

— Oversee and support volunteer committee chairs

— Coordinate event committee meetings

— Assist in development and coordination of event-related social media

— Coordinate thank you mailings to sponsors and donors following events

— Represent or speak on behalf of BAG IT at community events and activities

 

Volunteer Coordination:

— Recruit, interview, coordinate and manage volunteers for events and other BAG IT activities

— Maintain database of BAG IT volunteers including contact information, hours worked, skills and interests, etc.

— Plan and coordinate the annual volunteer recognition party

Qualifications:

—  Able to attend once weekly staff meetings in Tucson

— Able to work a flexible schedule to attend all events and pre-meetings throughout Arizona including days, evenings, and weekends as required

— Ability to work independently and as part of a team

— Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties, take initiative and problem solve while meeting deadlines

— Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

— Comfortable making requests and speaking in front of small groups

— Highly organized, detailed, creative

— Proficiency in Excel, Word, email; experience with database software, web design and social media platforms a plus

 

Interested candidates: Submit resume and cover letter by email to: joyce@bagit4u.org

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