Alliance for African Assistance

Event Coordinator Intern

Posted: 05.05.17
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Volunteer Description:

Event Coordinator Intern

The Alliance for African Assistance, a nonprofit organization assisting refugees from around the world, is looking for an intern to assist in planning and coordinating events for the organization. By interning with the Global Village Program, the Event Coordinator Intern will expand our capacity to reach out to the community and raise funds and awareness for our programs. Our ideal candidate is highly organized and self-motivated, bringing new ideas to the table and initiating new projects.


We are looking for short term and long term interns/volunteers. The next event will be the The Child Scholarship Gala in November.


• Co-organize the organization’s annual Gala event, and any other event 
• Market events in the community and try to generate interest
• Introduce new ideas for fundraising and outreach events
• Coordinate events on the day-of and delegate tasks to other volunteers/staff



The position can be long term or short term as each event is during a different time in the year. 

• Experience planning/organizing events
• Knowledge of San Diego County and potential outreach outlets
• Highly organized
• Highly professional communicator (written and verbal)


This position offers the opportunity to work in a leadership role and to earn a highly important resume booster as an event planner for non-profits. Intern will receive a wide variety of experience in marketing, administrative, creative, and leadership fields. Although this position is unpaid, we are happy to provide an internship description and verification if you are seeking to attain college credit for your internship.

To apply, please send your resume to