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Cal Poly SLO Chapter Events Coordinator

Position Type: Internship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Duration: 2024-2025 School Year

Location: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (registered students only)

Position Overview


The University Program Chapter Events Coordinator’s primary responsibility is creating interactive, educational experiences where students and community members are brought together to support Gravity Water’s mission. This position is part of the University Program and will report directly to the Chapter President.


Gravity Water is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated intern to support the growth of our organization and ensure effective communication between the Gravity Water management team and local college students to raise awareness of the world water crisis. 

Chapter Events Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities

Fundraising Events (~1.5 hours per week)

  • Organizing and strategically planning four or more events throughout the school year to secure funding and raise awareness for Gravity Water’s mission.

  • Participate on event days

  • Manage collected funds and inventory and report results to the Chapter President.


Tabling Initiatives (~1.5 hours per week)

  • Scheduling fifteen or more tabling events on- and off-campus over the academic year to educate community members on the World Water Crisis and to secure memberships and event participation. 


Club Participation (~2 hours per week)

  • Attending all in-person club meetings, events, and 2+ more tabling sessions per quarter

  • Fulfilling duties as the Club Treasurer as defined by club registration requirements to collect and track funds and inventory.

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per week

Requirements for Events Coordinator


Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for facilitating clean water access for global communities

  • Enrollment in a higher education program at Cal Poly SLO

  • Some experience and interest in event planning, fundraising, and inventory tracking

  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with G-Suite (Documents, Spreadsheets, Slide Presentations)

  • Experience and interest in event planning, scheduling, and budgeting

  • Experience in charitable fundraising endeavors

  • Interest in pursuing a career in event planning and/or fundraising

Events Coordinator Outcomes

During your time as the University Program Chapter Events Coordinator at Gravity Water, you should expect to gain experience in:

  • Event Planning

  • Community Outreach & Engagement

  • Strategic Planning

  • Event budgeting and reporting

  • Inventory management

Ready to apply or have questions? Contact us!

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