Event & Volunteer Coordinator (closed)

Oakland, CA
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Job Description

Scion Nonprofit Staffing (www.scionnonprofitstaffing.com) has been engaged to conduct a search for an Event and Volunteer Coordinator for our client a prestigious children's wellness foundation in Oakland, CA. This role is slated for 2-3 month contract, at approximately 40 hours/week. Evening and/or weekend hours may be required given the demands of event coordination.



Reporting to the Director of Special Events, the Event and Volunteer Coordinator manages community fundraisers and the Foundation volunteer program, and supports special events activities and special projects as needed. 



-In coordination with the event team and foundation staff members, support all aspects of foundation-sponsored fundraising and donor cultivation events as needed to meet Foundation objectives.

-Manage inquiries and provide information to outside parties interested in hosting special events to benefit the Foundation. Provide support and materials as needed, track and review applications.  

-Provide oversight for volunteer recruitment, communication, and management. Ensure adequate volunteer staffing, training and supervision at events and fundraising activities as well as administrative volunteer needs.



-3-5 years? nonprofit-specific experience in a combination of volunteer and event management areas, preferably in large-scale events of 200+ attendees.

-Outstanding community and client service orientation?red carpet ?people skills? are a must!

-Superior verbal and written communication skills.

-Go-getter energy with a desire to go above and beyond!

-Laser-focused attention for details and their contribution to the big picture.

-Understanding of essential nonprofit fundraising protocol and expectations.

-Outstanding time management skill, with an unflappable demeanor and ability to multi-task with ease; experience in fast-paced environments a must.

-Multilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply!



Approximately $17-19/hour, dependent on level of experience.



About our search firm:
Scion Staffing is an award winning staffing firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment prowess has made us one of the top recruitment firms in California. Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at
www.scionstaffing.com, or in the 2010-2013 Business Times list of top staffing firms.



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