Job Opening: Events Assistant

Title: Events Assistant

Company: Centre County PAWS

Location: State College, PA

Position type: Part time, 15–20 hours/week


  • Minimum of two years of experience in a customer service environment
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy workplace environment
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • General computer skills, including Microsoft Office; database experience a plus
  • High school diploma/GED required

Salary: $10/hour

Date posted: 1/28/2019

Description: Assist the Director of Development and Marketing, and the Director of Finance, in carrying out development-related events and activities. This position reports to the Director of Development and Marketing.


  • Assist in the planning and preparation for all PAWS special events, including the Fur Ball, Comedy Club, and 3 Bingo events
  • Assist during special events – registration, auctions, prizes, etc. Must be able to work weekend and evening hours for these events.
  • Plan and execute public and volunteer events as assigned
  • Generate donor thankyous and other correspondence as needed
  • Maintain the PAWS donor database, including adding new records, updating records, and generating reports from the database as needed
  • Maintain the confidentiality of donor records
  • Help solicit auction items and bingo prizes as needed
  • Work with special events committee members
  • Other duties as assigned

Centre County PAWS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

Please email cover letter and resume to Christine Faust, Director of Development & Marketing to be considered for this position.