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Event Volunteer

Position Summary:

Each year Make-A-Wish Maine holds an auction in the summer, and Walks For Wishes in the spring and fall and a ladies golf tournament in late summer. Volunteers are needed at these events to assist with everything from blowing up balloons to organizing walk teams and collecting pledges. In addition, other organizations throughout the state host fundraising events on our behalf throughout the year, and volunteers are always needed to help out in various ways on the day of each event.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning committee members meet regularly to plan the event, divide up responsibilities, and meet back again to discuss progress
  • Depending on the event, planning committees could include: marketing, sponsorship, auction, solicitations, golf, entertainment, or logistics committees
  • Volunteers assisting at the actual event have varied responsibilities
  • Examples of event assignments include set up and take down, registration, hosting a silent auction, running golf tee contests, greeting guests, coat check, or sales

Volunteer Commitment:

  • There are three major fundraisers per year; events volunteers will sign up for each event as they’re available

Availability:

  • Evenings, weekends, and some weekday shifts

Required Training:

  • Provided onsite at the event

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in event planning or event management
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Friendliness, a positive attitude, and a willingness to work hard
  • Experience in fundraising or sales a plus

Contact Make-A-Wish® Maine.

tel: 207.221.2306telephone
toll free: 800.491.3171
fax: 207.221.2028
email: jvfuzr@znvar.jvfu.bet
mail: 477 Congress Street, Suite M1, Portland, ME 04101

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Make-A-Wish® Maine
477 Congress Street
Suite M1
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 221-2306
Toll Free (800) 491-3171