What

The Safe Haven Network is looking for an experienced community organizer and event coordinator to manage our annual supply drive for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The supply drive runs from October 1 through October 31, utilizing community partners to host collection bins throughout Chicago and the surrounding suburbs to collect the items most needed by domestic violence shelters and animal shelters that serve our community. Learn more about last year's supply drive on our website: https://thesafehavennetwork.org/shn-events/2018/10/1/shns-annual-ndvam-supply-drive

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with collection sites and recipient organizations
  • Recruit volunteers as needed to support collection sites and recipient organizations
  • Find and secure necessary venues for bin decoration, donation sorting, and donation storage
  • Coordinate bin decoration, drop-off, donation collection, donation sorting, and donation delivery
  • Manage and oversee events on the day of bin decoration and donation sorting, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with volunteers, etc.
  • Communicate with social media team to create effective promotion for each event
  • Anticipate and plan for possible different scenarios
  • Create engagement opportunities for future events during partner liaisons and during events
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • Degree in event planning or marketing preferred
  • Previous event planning experience
  • Team management Experience

How to Apply

When

This opportunity starts on Aug. 1, 2019, 1 a.m. and ends Nov. 16, 2019, 1 a.m. EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone.

Where

Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 60606, USA

Skills & Requirements
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