Job Openings at CCHS

Event Coordinator

Reports to:  Executive Director


CCHS Fundraising Events:

-Planning, coordination, and oversight of CCHS fundraising events

            -Recruit volunteer committee members and chairs

            -Solicit event sponsors and cultivate long-term relationships with sponsors

            -Attend and facilitate event planning committee meetings

            -Conduct post-event analysis and maintain event documentation

            -Oversee promotion across all platforms (print, web, tv/radio) and production of print materials

CCHS annual events include:  The Fur Ball (Oct); Mutt Strut (Spring); Annual Meeting (Sept.); PawTraits with Santa (Dec)


Other Events:

-Handle all requests from third parties offering to partner with CCHS for fundraising or outreach events

-Work with Volunteer Coordinator on recruiting volunteers to staff events, as needed

Established 3rd Party annual events include:  Illinois Marathon (Spring)


Events at CCHS and the CCHS Education Center:

-Manage the calendar of activities/events taking place in the CCHS Education Center.

-Work with Executive Director to develop and market new programs for the Education Center.

-Serve as point of contact for events at the Education Center and assist outside users with details, technology, and other needs.


-Bachelor’s degree preferred

-1-2 years’ experience in event planning/coordination

-Highly organized; deadline-driven; and able to keep various projects moving at the same time

-Engaging personality and the ability to motivate volunteers

-The Event Coordinator will need to become proficient in using Bloomerang, the humane society’s donor-management software program and other fundraising software or apps. 

Compensation & Benefits:

Position is full-time; salaried.

Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. 

Employee health insurance plan with responsibility for premiums shared by employee and CCHS. 

Simple IRA plan, with matching funds from CCHS.

Estimated start date:  January 2023

Email Resume and Cover letter to No phone calls please.





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