Manager of Family Engagement and Events

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: Advancement
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area is seeking a Manager of Family Engagement and Events for a July 1, 2021 start date.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, graduate degree and/or teaching credential preferred.
  • Possess 1-3 years of events and/or volunteer management experience, preferably within an independent school.

More about this role…


  • Produce events sponsored by the advancement office, including but not limited to cultivation and stewardship events, alumni events, and other fundraising and community building events.
  • Serve as the day-to-day contact for the Parents’ Association, supporting the PA leadership team and providing event management support for all PA-sponsored events, including The Fair, Gala, the Back-to-School Bash, and others.
  • With Director of Advancement, Assistant Director of Advancement, and Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, and Director of Enrollment Management, oversee strategy for family engagement from point of inquiry to and beyond graduation.
  • With Director of Advancement and Assistant Director of Advancement, develop volunteer program, including identifying, consolidating and promoting volunteer opportunities across campus.