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Volunteer Opportunity:
Event Coordinator

Bold Idea is seeking volunteers who have experience and a strong passion for planning events. As one of our event coordinators, you will help prepare for and run Bold Idea special events like our bi-annual Demo Day event (Dec. 16 and May 12), monthly volunteer social hours, or fundraising events. 

Term: One year - or commit to an individual event
Time commitment: About 6 hours monthly, depending on that month’s events

Volunteers should have:

  • Experience with event planning on a limited budget
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Demonstrate dependability, honesty, and credibility
  • Understanding of the Bold Idea mission and program goals
  • Ability to visit weekday and/or Saturday events, as needed

We will depend on the program site consultants to:

  • Attends and contributes ideas to event planning meetings
  • Recruits additional volunteers to help with advance set-up
  • Works with staff and volunteers on event day to ensure the event’s success
  • Develop social media posts and other messages to generate excitement for the special event
  • Evaluate the success and learnings from each event
  • Coordinate with vendors, including venues, food/beverage providers and door prize donors
  • Possibly create event materials, including agendas

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Develop skillset in program/project management and event planning to support career goals
  • Network with professionals in the technology industry
  • Support the delivery of Bold Idea’s mission to develop and empower young minds to execute bold ideas as a team through the power of technology

Reports to / coordinates with: Robyn Brown, robyn@boldidea.org, 214-442-1675