Temporary Event Coordinator

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Nourishing Hope is looking for a Temporary Event Coordinator.

Come work for a cause you can believe in – at an organization that will believe in you!

About the Nourishing Hope Gala

This year, we are hosting the Nourishing Hope Gala in person at Rockwell on the River on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

  • Fabulous silent auction prizes, right from your smartphone
  • Raise your paddle to support operating expenses and bid on exciting live auction packages
  • Live entertainment and dancing!

Scope and Responsibilities:

The Temporary Event Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Corporate and Foundation team with administrative and clerical tasks related to the Nourishing Hope Gala. This role is primarily onsite.

The position will be for 12 weeks with the following hours:

  • August 1 -12: 8 hours per week
  • August 15 – October 7: 12 hours per week
  • October 10 – 21: 20 hours per week

Essential Job Functions:

  • Data and records keeping in Classy and Salesforce
  • Auction fulfillment and coordination
  • Event logistics and clerical support
  • Coordinating attendee communications prior to the event including any COVID-related documentation
  • On-site support at Rockwell on the River the week of October 14, 2022
  • Act as an ambassador for the work of Nourishing Hope to the larger community.


  • High School diploma/GED, some college preferred
  • 2-5 years work experience in event planning or management preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Access to reliable transportation around Chicago
  • Strong technology skills including:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
    • Ability to use and maintain Classy data
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • An understanding of, and belief in, the importance of food security for everyone

Nourishing Hope requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including a booster (when eligible). Job offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination or proof of medical/religious exemptions.

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