American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124
Volunteer Opportunity:

Event Planning Volunteer Lead

Responsibilities: Takes a leadership role in planning logistics of Red Cross special events.
Assists with event execution, including working with event venue, caterer, soliciting auction items,
coordinating auction, coordinating volunteer support, and coordinating community outreach.

Assist with preparing the event program in a timely manner.

Assist with creating script for event presenters.

May chair nomination committee at a Real Heroes Breakfast. Duties may include contacting
nominator and nominee for Heroes Award; gathering story and contact information; and maintaining
spreadsheet to track nominations.

May chair auction committee at a Gala. Duties may include working closely with Relationship
Managers; soliciting businesses for in-kind auction donations; maintaining spreadsheet of donations;
sending thank you letters; and coordinating day-of auction logistics.

Work with staff to ensure that sponsors are actively cultivated.

Work with staff to coordinate volunteers for day-of event.

Supervises the Event Volunteer(s


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Fri Dec 31 2021.
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am

Location Details

Work from Anywhere