Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

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Community Events Intern

Why this position is critical to our mission:

The CAFB Community Events Intern will be integral in helping to maintain community partnerships through administrative and project management support.  

Pay RateUnpaid
Time Commitment: 15 hrs/week

About Capital Area Food Bank of Texas:

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Since 1981, the Food Bank in collaboration with more than 300 partner agencies has been helping Central Texans in need providing healthy food, nutritional program assistance and education, so they can make better choices at mealtime.


  • Manage inventory of event equipment, conduct periodic inventory of equipment and recommend replacement of equipment as required.
  • Provide information on events and contacts to the Development database manager.
  • Assist the Community Events Manager & Coordinator with acknowledgments and recognition for Community Event partners and sponsors.
  • Assist the Community Events Manager & Coordinator by meeting, training and working with event volunteers.
  • Assist the Community Events Manager & Coordinator by working closely with the marketing team to coordinate logistical needs.
  • Attend events and assist the Community Events Manager and Coordinator as needed.
  • Assist with creation of an annual calendar of Community Event Volunteer needs, including an outline of all volunteer roles and timeline for recruitment. 
  • Community Event Sponsorship Tracking (Reggae Fest/Hot Sauce); CAFB raffle sponsorship tracking (for priority raffle events):
    • outline previous CAFB sponsors and update contacts as necessary
    • send requests for raffle donations via mail
    • send email follow-ups for raffle donation requests via convio
    • track points of contact and keeping records of donations, as secured
    • send donor acknowledgements for raffle items
    • identify potential Fall 2012 sponsors (Hot Sauce)


The CAFB Community Events Department is looking to appoint an intern with some knowledge of marketing concepts, an interest in project management, and a desire to work in a fast paced agency environment. The candidate should have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.  A sense of humor and humility are essential. Additionally, the ideal candidate will

  • be professional
  • be outgoing, confident and personable
  • have exceptional communication skills
  • be able to interact with personnel at all levels of the agency
  • be organized and detail-oriented
  • be able to multi-task
  • demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office products 

This position reports to:

Community Events Manager

Additional information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 

The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

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