The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Event Host, Kroc Center, Quincy, IL

Job Locations US-IL-Quincy
Job ID
# of Openings
Special Events
Regular Part-Time


The Quincy Kroc Center is seeking candidates for a part-time Event Host position.  The work schedule includes evenings, weekends and some holidays.


The Event Host will be responsible for monitoring special events and facility rental activities to ensure the customers’ needs and specifications are met prior to and on the day of the event. This position will work closely with the Special Events Coordinator to ensure customer satisfaction.  


This job description is not all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential duties of the position. Other duties, responsibilities and tasks may be assigned at the discretion of management.

  1. Act as liaison between The Kroc Center and our clients and guests, communicating times, dates, schedules and requests as needed and to the proper personnel.
  2. Work with Food Service Supervisor to ensure guest catering satisfaction.
  3. Ensure all event and facility details are reviewed prior to guest arrival for accuracy of the setup and any special needs that were requested.
  4. Place table settings and any required decorations prior to guest arriving for events where such a service is purchased.
  5. Assist the Special Events Coordinator with facility tours to prospective clients and guests.
  6. Assist maintenance staff in setting up rooms for special events as needed.
  7. Supervise flow of all events, prior to, during and after the rental.
  8. Work to ensure guest satisfaction, notifying appropriate personnel about challenges and successes.


Education & Certifications:   

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional training license and certifications in the following areas must be held or obtained: Driver’s License

Experience:  Two (2) years customer service experience preferred.  Event coordinating experience is a plus.  A combination of education and work experience will be considered.



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