Volunteer opportunities: Director of Events & Special Initiatives

Indonesian Community of New England – Inc.


Role and Responsibilities

The Director Events & Special Initiatives serves as events planner and leader, as well as a vital member of the fundraising team. The Director of Events & Special initiatives reports to the President and Board of Members and works closely with Program Officers to anticipate priorities, respond to opportunities, identify project needs, build strong relationships with community, stakeholders, and donors, as well as to manage deadlines.

  • Plan and execute events and special initiatives that can increase community awareness and participations such as series of classes/workshops, gatherings, etc.

  • Where needed, work closely with the Director of Fundraising Outreach on events or special initiatives to cultivate donors and supporters.

  • Prepare cost-effective budgets for each event.

  • Manage and ensure smooth and efficient logistical and event coordination with Program Officer(s), vendors, and other volunteers.

  • Oversee invitation, solicitation lists, and event announcement management with Program Officer(s) and volunteer leaders.

  • Ensure creative, engaging, and cost-effective events.

  • In collaboration with the Director of Public Affairs & Communications, write, edit, compile, and prepare event materials and collaterals, incl. event signage, flyers, speaking points, and overall flow-of-program.

  • Prepare post-event acknowledgments and debriefs.

Qualifications Requirements

  • Experienced in event planning and event management.

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent is required.

  • Speaks and writes fluent English and Indonesian.

  • Detail oriented, highly organized and has good intrapersonal and communications skills, managerial and computer/technology skills.

  • Confident and outgoing team player with a positive can-do attitude.

  • Attendance at team meetings is required.

  • Resides in Massachusetts.  

Important Notes

This position is a volunteered based and non-salaried. The Director and other team members are working based on the spirit of volunteerism and collective passion to make organization’s mission and visions come into realization for the greater good of Indonesian community in New England. Operational expenses may be disbursed based on need and prioritization.


Interested to volunteer? Email us at  contact@icone-inc.org

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