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Green Drinks Volunteering – Event Coordinator Position

Green Drinks: Cairns Chapter 

We are looking for a new Event Coordinator for 2020!

What is Green Drinks? 

Green Drinks: Cairns Chapter is an informal, monthly social event for people who care about conservation, sustainability and all things environment. The aim of Green Drinks (GD) is to encourage networking, creativity and thought on environmental issues and projects. Green Drinks are agenda-free, non-politically aligned and everyone is welcome.

Volunteering Position Description:

Position: Event Coordinator for Cairns and Far North Environment Centre’s monthly Green Drinks event.

About the role: We are looking for a motivated Event Coordinator to organise relaxing and entertaining events for our monthly Green Drinks. You will be responsible for the event preparations, such as setting up the space, recruiting helpers, providing catering, engaging our community and evaluating the success afterwards. 

As the Event Coordinator you do not need previous experience, just a passion to build relationships, connect people and expand on current and new skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with speakers and musicians during the event planning process 
  • Manage all event set-up, pack down and follow-up process
  • Maintain event budgets
  • Recruit volunteers 
  • Engage our wider community, including other Environmental Organisations/Groups
  • Assess the events’ overall success and submit findings

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Basic understanding of social media, with willingness to improve skills
  • Be able to show initiative and work independently
  • Be able to be an enthusiastic team player

What you get out of it:

  • Opportunity to improve event management skills
  • Improve social media and communication skills
  • Network with the surrounding community

Are you interested in helping run our monthly Green Drinks event? 

Apply Below

Green Drinks Volunteering

    *events coordinator experience isn't necessary or required for this position
    (Green Drinks volunteering is on the last Thursday of every month from approximately 4:00pm - 7:30pm)
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