Training/Events Coordinator

Child Protection Connection
Published
March 13, 2019
Location
Dallas, TX
Category
Other  
Job Type
State
Texas

Description

Training/Events Coordinator (full time, contract to hire)

Contact: Michael@ChildProtectionConnection.org

About us:

The Child Protection Connection®, d/b/a Texas Lawyers for Children, is a nonprofit organization that champions the rights of abused and neglected children in the courts, the community, and the legislature. We connect, equip, and mobilize judges, attorneys, and other professionals involved in a child's court case to protect children from being harmed by the systems meant to keep them safe. Much of our work is done through an innovative online center (the Texas Lawyers for Children Online Center).

We are looking for a talented individual to coordinate two training initiatives. The first will educate judges and attorneys on the effects of trauma on abused and neglected children, and the second recruits and trains pro bono attorneys to meet the educational needs of children in foster care. You would also be responsible for coordinating several awareness/fundraising events we host in Dallas each year to engage the community and raise funds to support our mission.

We believe every abused or neglected child has the right to the most effective legal representation possible. We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping abused & neglected children.

Responsibilities:
Compile materials for training and other events
Handle communications and logistics related to training and other events
Research venue, lodging, and food options for training and other events
Book travel for team to attend training and other events
Coordinate online & print marketing messages for awareness/fundraising events
Interface with board, donors, and sponsors regarding awareness/fundraising events
Build social media presence
Provide on-site help for training/event attendees, registering participants
Report attendance and submit for CLE credit on behalf of attendees
Track expenses
Travel to training events (three 2-day events in 2019)
Have ability to quickly learn how to use our online center and be able to relay that knowledge to others
Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:
Meticulous attention to detail
Utmost integrity
Background in event planning, scheduling, or other logistics preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with legal professionals, event contacts, board, and supporters
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) preferred
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently
Being highly organized
Being a fast learner
Being highly skilled at problem solving
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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