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Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Events Extra-Hire

Events – Woodacre, California
Department Events
Employment Type Extra Hire
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Hourly Compensation

Summary

The Spirit Rock Event department seeks a team player with event experience to assist with public programs and on-site catering support including set up. The person in this role has direct contact with Spirit Rock participants and volunteers; supports the Event team with on-site event coordination, including event set up and breakdown, registration, teacher support, customer service, bookstore support and other event details. Prior event experience and professional catering background desired.  Most events are Friday to Sunday daytime and Monday nights.  As we expand this may shift.  Please indicate your availability.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Event set up and break down including moving chairs and tables.

  • Train and supervise volunteers who help with all aspects of event needs.

  • Manage day-of event registration and assist with post-event paperwork and accounting, including counting money.

  • Restock tea bar items including paper goods.

  • Tidying and restocking bathrooms throughout the event and at end of day.

  • Take out garbage, recycling and compost, sweep wood floors and vacuum carpeted areas.

  • For events with catering—responsible for delivery and presentation of food and beverage items; assistance with basic food preparation tasks; oversee cleanliness of food tables and restock during event; return used items to kitchen and wash dishes and serving utensils.

  • Assist with bookstore sales when needed.

Qualifications

  • Prior event experience required, three or more years preferred.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Catering experience highly desirable. 
  • Experience supervising volunteers highly desirable.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to take responsibility for and handle multiple tasks with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Familiarity with Spirit Rock events helpful.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Basic math skills for event information tracking and reporting.

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds, bend and stand for extended periods.
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  • Location
    Woodacre, California
  • Department
    Events
  • Employment Type
    Extra Hire
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Hourly Compensation
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