YHouse (https://yhousenyc.org) seeks a contracted part-time Event Coordinator to manage the details of our exciting events series, Chasing Consciousness and Consciousness Club. Tasks include logistical support, volunteer coordination, and programming support.


  • Be the primary point of contact for events, coordinate the logistical efforts between:
    • The venue

    • Speakers

    • YHouse staff

    • YHouse volunteers

  • Plan and enact budgets for each series

  • Manage event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations.

  • On-site event support

  • Ensuring volunteer coverage of event roles, including door greeter, photographer, speaker handler, etc.

  • Participate in event publicity and marketing

  • Attend weekly (Slack) meetings with updates and post updates on Slack

Required Skills

  • Communication skills in English

  • Organization and multitasking skills

  • Ability to use Google+ Hangout for face-to-face communication

  • Content knowledge about the nature and origin of consciousness, with a familiarity in any of the following is a plus:

    • Neuroscience

    • Artificial Intelligence

    • Astrobiology

    • Philosophy of consciousness

Hours per week: 5-10 depending on support needs; availability to respond to communications during regular work week

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a contracted position, with duration to be determined upon agreement.

Level: Entry-level, project coordinator, assistant.

Work environment: Must be based in the New York City area, and able to attend evening events. 

YHouse is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity at all levels of our work. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@yhousenyc.org