LOCAL - Development: Special Events Volunteer

LOCAL - Development: Special Events Volunteer

Assist the Development team with fundraising event execution.

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New York County (Manhattan)

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the planning of Red Cross special events.

  • Assist with set-up and take-down day of event.

  • During the event, provide support as needed including registering guests, auction support, and assisting with media/AV needs.
  • Work with staff to ensure that sponsors are actively cultivated.
  • Staff information tables at various events, and serve as the Red Cross representative.


  • Ability to sit or stand for 1 - 4 hours
  • Comfortable interacting with the public, representing the Red Cross in a consistent, positive and professional manner.
  • Being punctual and appropriately dressed
  • Responsible for transportation to and from the site of the event unless other accommodations are made within the region.


  • To be provided by the Fundraising Relationship Manager responsible for the event or their designee


Development Opportunities

  • Build your relationship building skills
  • Build public speaking skills
  • Build organizational skills

Length of Appointment

6-12 Months

Time Commitment

  • Available 2 - 4 hours per shift
  • Available 2 days per week and possibly full week the two weeks leading up to the events
  • Available for Red Cross Greater New York regional events

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