Come be a part of the movement! Volunteering with AAMPLIFY is more than just an opportunity to build your resume - it is also an enriching and unique experience to impact the AAPI community to address community issues and bring about a new wave of leaders committed to social justice. We are looking for passionate and qualified individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area to join our team of incredible volunteers.
Grow and learn with us. We’re excited to change the world with you.
This role is a one-year commitment of 10-15 hours per month. You must be based in the Bay Area - or able to commute to San Francisco as needed. To apply, please submit your resume and a short paragraph about why you want to join to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the role
As Event Coordinator, you’ll have the opportunity to foster meaningful relationships within the AAMPLIFY community by hosting engaging, creative, and fun events. As part of our Social Justice Leadership Program, students are assigned Big/Little mentorship pairings, and you will have an opportunity to coordinate its programming. This includes hosting 4-5 events throughout the year for our Big/Little pairings to partake in community service, career development, or social mixers.
If you’re a master event planner that is passionate about fostering meaningful human connection and mentorship, we’d love you to join our team! This is a unique opportunity to make an impact on the AAPI community, join an emerging nonprofit with a bold mission, and to boost your resume.
What you’ll do:
Build an event strategy for August 2018 to August 2019 that includes social, service, and networking events for Bigs and Littles
Perform regular check-ins with pairings to understand how best to support students and mentors
Support Bigs by providing resources and assistance
Coordinate events throughout the Bay Area for AAMPLIFY students to attend
Who we’re looking for:
College student or young professional
A master of Google Calendar, cheesy ice-breakers and witty Facebook event titles
Passion for empowering underserved AAPI youth to become social justice leaders
Event planning experience preferred
Bonus points for familiarity with the San Francisco community
AAMPLIFY is an education and charitable non-profit that empowers underserved Asian Pacific American youth to become social justice leaders. Every year, we host a Social Justice Leadership Program for low-income high school students that aim to pursue careers in law, government, non-profit or social enterprise. Our program includes an intensive summer training and ongoing development with rotations in leadership, social justice and college/career planning. By helping these students recognize their leadership potential and ability to change the world, we give a voice to the needs of our community.