Employment Opportunities

Open Position:  Event Coordinator

The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is currently accepting applications for our Event Coordinator position.  

Job duties:

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, in general, the Event Coordinator is responsible for the following:

  • Planning, coordinating, and attending ASGNO Events
  • Supervising and providing assistance to collaborative programs to assure quality and achievement of goals
  • Planning and conducting at least one ASGNO workshop/outreach event per quarter
  • Representing ASGNO at resource events
  • Attending monthly board meetings and presenting assigned content
  • Facilitating and leveraging organizations in volunteering and fundraising
  • Building and engaging volunteer and donor base 
  • Researching and seeking funding for new and existing programs through donors, grant opportunities, etc.
  • Managing Social Media accounts in collaboration with the Administrative Manager
  • Other Duties as Assigned 


Maximum of 40 hours per month, should monthly workload require overtime hours, these will be approved in advance by the President and Treasurer. 


Starting at $15 per hour with an annual cost of living increase of 3% effective in January of each year.  Pay will be reviewed annually based on the organizational budget.  Approved overtime will be paid at a rate of $22.50 per hour.

Independent contractor status:

This position is classified as an independent contractor and as such staff is responsible for all self-employment taxes on this income.  ASGNO will not be paying any employment taxes on behalf of staff.  Staff will receive a copy of their 1099-MISC from ASGNO before January 31st each year.

Location of work:

This position is primarily work-from-home; applicants need to provide their own computer capable of running Google Drive, Canva, Zoom, Gmail, and Social Media.  The Event Coordinator is also responsible for attending in-person organization events and representing ASGNO in-person at resource events from others.

Experience and qualifications:

In addition to the skills in the following sections, the ideal candidate for this position will:

  • Have non-profit fundraising experience including:
    • An established network of potential donors and sponsors
    • Experience creating and maintaining donor relationships
    • Experience soliciting donations and sponsorships
  • Be skilled at program development including soliciting and securing funding to create stable and enduring programs.

Required skills.

These skills are required of all applicants

  • Be skilled at utilizing Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc), Email, Google Drive, Canva, and other computer-based activities
  • Self-motivated, completing work promptly and correctly with minimal oversight
  • Experienced in planning and organizing community events for at least 500-1000 participants
  • Grant writing, grant reporting
  • Collaborating remotely with other members of the team

Additional optional skills:

These are skills we would prefer you have, but can train you in, if necessary.

  • Graphic design
  • Interacting positively and inclusively with Autistic individuals
  • Designing programming with Autistic individuals in mind
  • Social media marketing of events and programs

Interviews for qualified applicants will be conducted via Google Meet.  If you have any questions about this position, please email our Administrative Manager Claire Tibbetts at info@asgno.org.  

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