MIT Public Service Center

Large-Scale Volunteering Coordinator

Full-time, summer (40 hours/week)
Part-time, fall (10-12 hours/week; flexible scheduling)

not currently hiring
Contact: Kristi Gundrum Kebinger, 253-8968, citydays-staff@mit.edu

Job Description: Spend the summer assisting the MIT Public Service Center in planning large-scale community service events. We are looking to plan a large-scale volunteering event in early October and must begin the planning now. This position requires a great coordinator at its helm, one with exceptional organization and communication skills, and creative vision. Responsibilities include recruiting community agency partners, planning activities, soliciting and securing corporate donations, working with PSC staff on event logistics and leadership, writing descriptive materials, maintaining contact with group leaders and others, and keeping track of everything.

As part of the PSC team, you will also assist with the planning of other key volunteering programming such as FUP, Service Fair, the creation of a STEM education program, and other direct service opportunities.

This position is paid $10/hour.

Qualifications:The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to community service and experience in event coordination. You must have top-notch organization and communication skills, the willingness to take a creative lead, determination, resourcefulness, and persistence. You should be comfortable with ambiguity and with working in a busy office with a hardworking but fun staff.

Timeline: The preference is that you will be available to begin working full-time (40 hrs/wk) July 9-August 31, 2012. You must be available part-time September through October 2012 to implement the programming.

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter ASAP to Kristi Gundrum Kebinger, MIT Public Service Center, citydays-staff@mit.edu, W20-549, 617-253-8968.

 
MIT Public Service Center
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 4-104, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
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