Quick Overview: The Live Event Director will assist with Daniel's Place 20th Anniversary Event at the Skirball Cultural Center. This two hour event will include a run of show with awards, a video of Daniel’s Place, comments from our CEO and a pitch for donations.
Mission or Broader Program Description: Step Up on Second is a nationally recognized non-profit provider of permanent supportive housing, vocational opportunities, and client-preferred supportive services for individuals experiencing mental health conditions and long term homelessness. Step Up has a staff of almost 235 people serving Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. Daniel's Place is a drop-in location for young adults between the ages of 16-28 with serious mental health conditions, some of whom are experiencing homelessness. For over 20 years, Daniel's Place has saved thousands of lives.
Impact: The Live Event Director will oversee the production and technical aspects of the event. By doing this, the Event Director will assist Step Up Development staff by freeing them up to focus on connecting with event attendees, donors and members. The pro-bono contribution of time will also help Step Up staff learn more about event production which will help with the smooth planning of future events.
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate a site visit at the Skirball Center
- Work with Stage Manager to make sure the show runs smoothly and on time
- Work with the Skirball's Lighting and Sound Tech
- Make announcements during the event as needed
- Lead and manage video team (projection) and Text-to-Give
Requirements: Volunteer should have an understanding of production and have knowledge/experience in at least one of the disciplines (sound, video, lighting). Strong organizational and communication skills a necessity.
Additional Details: This is a one-time event on Wednesday September 25th, 2019. However, the volunteer will need to put in around 10 hours in preparation including meeting with Step Up staff, a site visit and coordinating time.
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
- Issue Area(s): Hunger & Homelessness
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