Special Events & Volunteer Manager

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organization:Volunteers of America Oregon
position summary:

Volunteers of America Oregon is seeking a Special Events & Volunteer Manager to:

• Cultivate, secure and steward corporate sponsors • Develop strategies for new corporate sponsorships • Successfully execute four events each year • Develop new fundraising event concepts • Manage AmeriCorps VISTA position to establish best-practice volunteer management program • Increase the number of volunteers and volunteer activities available.

This person would primarily be responsible for:

• The development, planning and execution of fundraising and cultivation events • Corporate donor relations and event sponsor recruitment • Supporting multiple program volunteer coordinators, insuring adherence to best practices, and maintaining the policy and procedures for a centralized database of volunteers and volunteer activities.

Salary / Pay Rate:$33,000-$43,000
Required Skills and Abilities:• Strong organizational, interpersonal and writing skills • Ability to effectively solve problems by exercising independent judgment • Skilled in project management • Skilled in developing, maintaining accurate budgets at the department and project level • The ability to work independently and as part of a team, listen well, and communicate effectively face to face, by phone, letter and email • Proficient in MS Office applications and Raiser’s Edge or other similar events/volunteer management database
Qualifications:Education Required: Four year degree (or equivalent related experience) and a minimum of three years experience in planning large special events and/or managing volunteers
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
website link:www.voaor.org