Event Planning Intern

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New GateWay Solutions is a small Christ-centered nonprofit organization located in Chula Vista, California, that has been set up specifically to help the unemployed and underemployed return to sustainable employment. We offer several solutions for our growing clientele: Career Solutions, Business Startup Solutions, and Technology Solutions. Currently, we provide services for 83 employment seekers and 8 Startup businesses.
Event Planning Interns will be responsible for assisting the organization in the planning and execution of New GateWay events, including confirming vendors and venues, designing event layouts, finding potential corporate sponsors and preparing marketing materials for each event.


 Help plan and implement organization events (Job fairs, fundraising etc.)
 Assist with budget preparation
 Establish and maintain vendor and venue contacts
 Create timeline for events
 Assist in selection of details such as menu, décor, and theme
 Prepare marketing materials
 Promote events and maintain positive public relations
 Obtain donations and sponsors for specific events
 Recruit and manage volunteers for event
 Pursue the security of the event
 Work on site (set up and cleanup of events)
 Keep track of donations, contributors and sponsors in a database
 Send thank you notes to all donors and volunteers
 Research and develop additional types of events relevant to New GateWay’s vision


• Math and budgeting skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Microsoft Publisher to create marketing material)
• Excellent communications skills
• Previous experience in event planning preferred
• Must be residing within the San Diego area during the course of the internship and must be able to work from our office located in Chula Vista, CA
• Training is provided to the right candidate

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