NWMI is seeking Event Leads to support NWMI programming. Event Leads are responsible for program implementation at our events. The ideal candidate(s) will have exceptional organizational and management skills.  S/he must have a passion for helping others and excellent interpersonal skills, an approachable demeanor, and will enjoy having direct contact with volunteers and community members. 


  • Coordinate with ED and Program Coordinator to plan and implement NWMI programming;

  • Oversee all program preparations in collaboration with ED and Program Coordinator, including completion of all program checklist items

  • Attend the program and be the on-site event manager to coordinate with volunteers and trouble-shoot during the event.

  • Gather supplies for the event and return them to NWMI's storage space after the event

  • Submit post-event summary form


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Email, Google Docs, and Internet).

  • Ability to manage multiple needs during programs.

  • A consummate team player with a flexible and creative approach

  • Experience in professional volunteer management, public relations, special events and networking is a plus.

This volunteer position requires the Event Lead to attend the specific program and be on site for set-up and clean up.
The Event Lead will need to attend 1-3 meetings (generally via conference calls) to coordinate the event needs.
Event Leads will need to attend a one-time training session to learn about NWMI and general program needs.

Reports to: Executive Director


Please send your cover letter and resume to positions@nwmi.org.