Special Events Coordinator Volunteer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Professional Summary

Event Planner with over nine years of successful experience in fundraising and marketing. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in building donor relationships backed by training in donor management using Raiser's Edge.

  • Data Entry; Excel
  • Community outreach
  • Building donor relations and partnerships
  • Donor information management
  • Promotions and marketing; social media
  • Graphic Design
  • Strong organizational and attention to detail
  • Office management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Social Justice advocacy
Work History
Intake & Administrative Specialist, 06/2017 to Current
University Of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI,
  • Manage Pathways for Women Shelter waitlist, consisting of 60+ families in need of housing
  • Data entry; manage housing program data consisting of 13 families.
  • Microsoft Applications Efficiency
  • Builds compassionate and trusting relationships with clients, donors, staff and community members
  • Provides resources and information to over20 people per day who are in crisis
  • Facilitates Intake process to fill shelter units with 3 days off being empty
Inspire Luncheon Event Coordinator (Intern), 01/2013 to 06/2013
  • YWCA Inspire Luncheon is organizations annual fundraiser
  • Learned and assisted in coordination of all facets of luncheon event activities in span of 3 months
  • Managed over 100 + donor information using Raiser's edge
  • Created volunteer work schedules on day of event. Included work shifts, before, during and after event
  • Posted event flyers, posters, and information downtown Seattle
  • 5 year table captain; focused on delivering superior customer service.
Event Planner, 01/2021 to Current
Self Employed City, STATE,
  • Meet with client, create budget
  • Reserve venue
  • Prepare itinerary / timeline
  • Coordinate with vendors; florists, photographers, DJ, videographers, musicians, caterer, entertainment
  • Create floor plan, decide decor
  • Authorize financial transactions
  • Complete post event analyses
Special Events Coordinator (Volunteer), 06/2018 to Current
Charisma Christian Center City, STATE,
  • Assisted in coordination of 4 special events put on for community
  • Recruited 5 volunteer groups in 1 year to help at event
  • Found 3 sponsors for 1event
  • Participated in pre-event meetings
  • Coordinated with vendors, sponsors
  • Helped marketing event through social media and in person for 2 events
  • Assisted in designing and distributing event flyers & posters for 5 events
  • Assist vendors, sponsors, event staff for 5 events
Social Media Responder (Volunteer), 07/2020 to Current
Charisma Christian Center City, STATE,
  • Have volunteered with multi-media team for over year
  • Social media responder during live services shown on Facebook and YouTube.
  • Respond to viewers in over 5 countries during live service
  • Greet all viewers and converse with all online to make them feel welcome
  • Each service, coordinate responses in conjunction with live speaker
  • Engage with over 30 viewers during live services, which strengthens guest relationships and participation
  • Have studied demographic data to determine optimal targets
Children and Family Advocate , 03/2010 to 06/2017
Pathways For Women - Snohomish County YWCA City, STATE,
  • Created, implemented groups, activities and special events for children and their families
  • Documented service hours and client information to have positive outcome
  • Created and fostered donor relationships
  • Donors gave of their time, money gifts and hosted parties for families
  • Worked with adults in crisis, food insecure, and housing insecure
  • Coordinated housing and worked on goal plans with adult client with goal to become more self sufficient
  • Worked with people who are low income, who had mental health and medical issues, or victims of domestic violence
  • Advocated for people of different race, ethnicity, faith, language than my own
Associate in Applied Science Transfer: Event Planning, Expected in 08/2022
Edmonds College - Lynnwood, WA

Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management

Certificate: Event Planning , Expected in
Edmonds College - Lynnwood, WA
Associate of Arts: Human Services, Expected in
Edmonds College - Lynnwood, WA
Certificate: Human Services , Expected in
Edmonds Community College - Lynnwood, WA

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School Attended
  • Edmonds College
  • Edmonds College
  • Edmonds College
  • Edmonds Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Intake & Administrative Specialist
  • Inspire Luncheon Event Coordinator (Intern)
  • Event Planner
  • Special Events Coordinator (Volunteer)
  • Social Media Responder (Volunteer)
  • Children and Family Advocate
  • Associate in Applied Science Transfer
  • Certificate
  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate

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