TreesCharlotte plants, preserves and celebrates our city’s urban forest. Since our inception seven years ago, we have planted/distributed more than 32,000 trees, given out more than 41,000 seedlings and engaged nearly 17,500 volunteers. We accomplish this through tree giveaways and plantings in neighborhoods, schools, parks, churches and other non-profit spaces. We love bringing communities together through the beauty, health and gift of trees.
Part-time* events/administration coordinator
Prepare to get your hands dirty! TreesCharlotte is looking to grow its footprint, and our new events/admin coordinator will play a crucial role in expanding our scope, size and geographic reach during the planting season. Under the guidance of the Events Director, you will help plan, execute and follow up on all tree giveaways and tree plantings. This job has a lot of moving parts and will introduce you to a wide range of communities and the people who live, work and play in them. During lulls in the event season, you’ll assist managing critical backend office functions.
Events: You’ll work alongside the Events Director to help handle all details behind our tree plantings and tree stores, including but not limited to:
Donor relations: You’ll need to tap your organizational skills for this part of the job, including but not limited to:
Administrative: There’s always a job that needs to be done at TreesCharlotte, and you’ll pitch in when available to assist, whether it’s organizing a seedling preparation event or creating new signs for an upcoming event or recognizing volunteers and donors.
Hours average 20/week, but may surge during planting season and ebb in the off-season.
Send a resume and cover to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to TreesCharlotte, attention Events Director, 701 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28208. No phone calls please. Applications accepted through Aug. 1.