YWCA Silicon Valley
Philanthropy Team Member
Company: YWCA Silicon Valley
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Location: 375 South Third Street San Jose, CA 95112
Project Details

YWCA Silicon Valley's mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Join us by supporting a wide range of nonprofit philanthropic, fundraising, and event-oriented activities.

Inspire Luncheon: YWCA’s signature fundraising event attracting over 1,200 attendees, including corporate and community leaders, elected officials, and Silicon Valley professionals.

Tribute to Women Awards: Showcases women in Silicon Valley who exemplify and reflect the innovation, creativity and excellence the Silicon Valley is known for.

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes: Walking together, with brave men of Silicon Valley in heels, we’ll be raising funds, awareness, and eyebrows to empower survivors of violence through life-changing services offered by the YWCA Silicon Valley.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in pre-event, event-day, and/or post-event activities, such as planning, organizing, inventory, coordinating, researching, tracking, documenting, interacting, promoting, marketing, etc.
  • Serve as an ambassador to the YWCA Silicon Valley, effectively communicating, visually and verbally, in-person, over the telephone, and electronically (e-mail), on events, keeping with organizational branding requirements.
  • Work in compliance with all legal requirements, and organizational and departmental policies, procedures and standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English with oral and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, thorough, organized and reliable.
  • Ability to execute administrative tasks. Skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook (e-mail).
  • Ability to lift, bend and carry items up to 30 pounds with assistance, if required.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; be open to feedback, and seek guidance, direction and input from others.

Training & Other Requirements:

  • Completion of orientation sessions to develop comfort level in nonprofit philanthropic, fundraising, and event-oriented activities related to the Inspire Luncheon, the Tribute to Women Awards, and Walk A Mile In Her Shoes.
  • Completion of all policies and procedures documentation.

Time Commitment: Minimum of 100 hours of service.

Volunteer 4+ hours each week, on a mutually convenient schedule, Mondays through Fridays, between 9:00am and 5:00pm, and occasionally in the evening/on a weekend, by supervisor request.

General requirements
  • 4-10 hours/week
Crisis Support
Race & Ethnicity
Skills Area
Administrative Support
Customer Service