Yoga 4 Change is looking for an Event Support Volunteer who will work closely with the Executive Director and Y4C staff. The Events Support Volunteer will be responsible for all aspects of event planning and management. He/she will work with Y4C to meet outreach targets and support campaigns with on-the-ground promotion. The events coordinator will directly contribute to sustaining Y4C’s programming by increasing public awareness of the organization and its campaigns, and by building the organization’s presence in local communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

The events coordinator will:

Establish a quarterly event plan to identify opportunities for event participation

Create event proposals which support specific campaign goals or fundraising targets

Coordinate online and offline promotion of event

Assist with negotiating contracts for events, including venue booking, food/beverages, audiovisual support and event signage

Act as primary point of contact with vendors for all event-related matters

Assist with on-site management of event, including set-up, tear-down and supervision of volunteers where applicable


Event planning/management or project management experience

Ability to balance multiple priorities within tight deadlines

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Works well independently