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Event Committee Volunteer

Posting 03/05/24 - until filled

Event ad-hoc committee


Provide input, guidance, and hands-on assistance with the planning and implementation of the annual gathering of Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota.

Meeting Schedule

The committee will meet at least four times starting in May. A potential schedule is outlined below but may be adjusted to fit members’ schedules.


  • May 9, noon – 1 PM
  • June 13, noon – 1 PM
  • July 11, noon – 1 PM
  • Aug 15, noon – 1 PM


  • Sept 19, 5 – 9 PM

Member Composition

The committee will be led by P&TC External Relations Director Lisa Filter and consist of 2-3 volunteers.


The committee will successfully organize a member gathering with at least 175 attendees. The gathering will engage our supporters and deepen their connections to our mission, all while staying within a specified budget.

Major Responsibilities

Committee members will help plan the event and provide hands-on volunteering during the event. Some of the main areas we will focus on include the following:

  • Catering
  • Programming
  • Auction/raffle
  • Engagement activities
  • Sponsorships


We’re looking for people who are passionate about our mission and who enjoy planning events. If you’ve organized fun family reunions and want to scale that experience up, here’s a great opportunity. If you have years of experience in nonprofit galas, well, we’d love to have your experience!


The main benefit is the joy of planning a fun event that supports a cause you hold dear. In addition, committee members receive complimentary tickets to the annual gathering.

Time commitment

There were a total of 13 hours of work, split between four meetings, five hours of independent work to prep and follow-up meetings, and four hours of volunteering at the event.

Work Location

Independent prep work happens through self-discretion. At least three meetings will be offered as a choice of online via Zoom or in person at Parks & Trails Council’s office at 275 4th St E, St. Paul, MN 55101.


Please email Lisa Filter at with your interest and we will follow up.


This position is receiving applications