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Verified Pay $25.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Ashburn, Virginia

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Job Description

Starting pay = $25.00/hr


As an Event Coordinator you’ll facilitate volunteers through our meal packing experience so it runs smoothly and hosts are satisfied. You’ll drive equipment and materials to and from the event in a box truck (no CDL license needed). You will represent Rise Against Hunger with hosting groups and use your outgoing personality and public speaking skills to empower volunteers to join our mission to end hunger, one event at a time!

Who You Are

  • You possess strong presentation skills and are a whiz at multitasking
  • You possess superb interpersonal skills and a passion to engage and connect with volunteers
  • You employ sound judgment in decision making or problem resolution
  • You’re able to complete tasks with minimal direction.
  • You’re comfortable reaching out to and securing new and potential partners.
  • You’re able to leverage social media as a tool to communicate and drive event participation
  • You take initiative to get things done, action oriented.
  • You are passionate about being a part of the change in the world and helping Rise Against Hunger in its mission to end global hunger.
  • You are comfortable working with faith-based groups of all different religions.

About the Team

Our Community Engagement team leads the charge of recruiting groups who want to host an engaging meal packing experience for their members or employees. We are a team of volunteer coordinators, fundraising and donor relationship professionals with the collective goal of ending world hunger through the communities where we live. We operate a face-paced mission-driven volunteer and donor engagement program with events for businesses, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions. We act as leaders in the movement to end hunger.

Company Overview

Rise Against Hunger is growing a global movement to end hunger by empowering communities, nourishing lives and responding to emergencies. Our organization’s approach to ending hunger centers on mobilizing a global network of hunger champions. Rise Against Hunger meal packaging volunteers produce millions of nutritious meals annually that are then distributed to partners in countries around the world.

Rise Against Hunger is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a workplace without discrimination and harassment of any kind. All candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


  • You are age 21 years or older
  • Proficiency in Google/Microsoft office suite as well as other cloud-based software
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record with a willingness to drive a box truck to transport materials to and from events
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting or operating pallet jacks including frequently lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to comply with DOT regulations and maintain DOT certification (DOT does not allow any history of marijuana use even for medicinal purposes)
  • Flexibility to work weekends as well as some evenings and early mornings.
  • Resourcefulness to work in different spaces and environments
  • Experience with non-profit work is helpful but not required