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Cal Poly SLO Chapter Events Coordinator

Position Type: Internship

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023

Duration: 2023-2024 School Year

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

Position Overview


The University Program Events Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to create interactive, educational experiences where students & community members are brought together in support of Gravity Water’s mission. This position is part of the Water Ambassador 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 the execution of engaging and successful tabling and fundraising events.

Events Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities

  • Executing 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

    • 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

    • Securing memberships, event participation, and bringing awareness

  • 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 manage inventory


Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per week

Events Coordinator Requirements 


Required Qualifications:

  • Passion for facilitating clean water access for global communities

  • Enrollment in a higher education program at UCSB or CalPoly

  • 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 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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