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Event Planning Intern

Alliance for Girls

Event Planning Intern
Oakland, CA Part-Time Unpaid


Working closely with the Membership and Marketing Manager, the Event Planning Intern will provide general and logistical support on projects related to Alliance for Girls’ year-round workshops and member events including the 6th Annual Conference in May 2018.

This internship offers a dynamic opportunity to gain experience in event planning and coordination, volunteer management, community organizing and working at a rapidly growing non-profit.

  • Assist in logistics and coordination of workshops, events, and the annual conference in May 2018
  • Support outreach and creation of marketing materials for workshops (average attendance: 30), the membership meeting (target attendance: 140) and annual conference (target attendance: 500)
  • Research and contact potential vendors including venues, caterers, and rentals
  • Assist in securing in-kind donations and sponsorships
  • Recruit and manage volunteers as needed to assist with event setup/breakdown, tabling, registration, and ushering attendees
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed


  • Prospective candidates should be undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates who are passionate about girls’ and women’s issues and are interested in gaining experience in coordinating a variety of events.

  • Ideal candidates are self-starters, organized, entrepreneurial, have strong communication skills, are comfortable making phone calls and delegating, and have some experience organizing events.

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a car are recommended but not required.

About Us

Alliance for Girls is the largest alliance of girls' organizations and champions in the country. We represent 180+ organizations and leaders that collectively support 300,000 girls in the SF Bay Area.

Fun Fact

Our founding executive director started the organization when she was 24!