Get involved and make a difference by volunteering with the League of Women Voters of Johnson County.
You can make a difference
Specific needs for spring 2019
__Help with the monthly newsletter
__Take photos at Legislative Coffees
__Help with website maintenance
__Help create a LWVJoCo Instagram account and manage it
__Edit videos of our monthly meetings
__Proofread reports, studies and other League documents
Contact Amber Stenger: firstname.lastname@example.org
__Help plan May 4 Annual Breakfast
__Help plan August Preview Party
__Help at one event
Contact Ellen Porter: email@example.com
__Observe local governing bodies
Contact Jill Quigley: firstname.lastname@example.org
__Bring food to Saturday morning program, especially protein
Contact Mimi Rainen: email@example.com.
__Make coffee/tea for monthly Saturday programs
__Help organize Hospitality Committee
Contact Laurel Mace: firstname.lastname@example.org
__Make instructional video about voter registration process
__Help register voters at high schools
Contact Becky White: email@example.com
__Research public native gardens in Johnson County
__Create a list of facts/short articles on environmental topics for newsletter
Contact: Christine Caseres: firstname.lastname@example.org
More opportunities to volunteer with LWVJoCo
As we march toward 2020 and our 100th anniversary, volunteers continue to give their time and energy to ensure that League has a great future. When you join smart, dedicated, and effective League volunteers, you increase your impact because you are joining a nationwide network. Volunteer today and “power our impact.”
Action/Advocacy: Design and participate in activities that influence government officials to support League goals. Phone, visit, or write letters to public officials, testify at hearings, and mobilize public support.
Candidate Forums: Reserve location, invite candidates, coordinate with PR Chair. Set up, greet guests, serve as moderator, panelists or timekeeper.
Communications: Phone or email announcements to members as requested by the LWVJoCo president.
Fundraising: Develop fundraising activities necessary to sustain the League.
Greeters: Greet visitors at meetings and events.
Membership: Recruit, retain, and involve members in League activities.
National, State & Local Studies: Participate in the formal process by which the League creates or updates its public policy positions.
Naturalization: Register new citizens as voters at monthly naturalization ceremonies.
Natural Resources Committee: Support long-term planning for environmental sustainability.
Newsletter: Coordinate content, prepare, and distribute The VOTER in print and online.
Observer Corps: Attend community and government meetings on a regular basis and prepare a brief report.
Position/Bylaw Review: Assess and review accuracy and effectiveness of League positions, policies, and
Programs: Obtain speakers for monthly meetings and their résumés for publicity.
Public Relations: Promote League’s image and activities in the community and inform the public of the League’s services, positions, membership opportunities, and fundraising efforts.
Publications: Prepare annual meeting booklet, directory, bylaws and other League documents for publication.
Social Policy: Promote social and economic justice, and the health and safety of all Americans. This may include education, child-care, eldercare, mental health & health services, poverty, or transit.
Speakers’ Bureau: Speak to other community organizations about League and public policy issues.
Special Arrangement/Social Events: Coordinate public activities and special events.
Transportation: Provide transportation to members in need of rides to League activities.
Voter Services: Assist in providing nonpartisan, unbiased, and factual information to help citizens make their own informed decisions on Election Day. Hold voter registration events.
Web Site: Update and maintain lwvjoco.org.
What appeals to you: Suggest a job to the board or make yourself available for ad hoc work.