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Get involved and make a difference by volunteering with the League of Women Voters of Johnson County.

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Specific needs for spring 2019


Communications:

__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: amberstenger@gmail.com

 

Events:

__Help plan May 4 Annual Breakfast

__Help plan August Preview Party

__Help at one event

Contact Ellen Porter: ellenporter49@gmail.com

 

Observer Corps:

__Observe local governing bodies

Contact Jill Quigley: jill.j.quigley@gmail.com

 

Hospitality:

__Bring food to Saturday morning program, especially protein

Contact Mimi Rainen: mecrainen@gmail.com.

__Make coffee/tea for monthly Saturday programs

__Help organize Hospitality Committee

Contact Laurel Mace: wmace@everestkc.net

 

Voter Services:

__Make instructional video about voter registration process

__Help register voters at high schools

Contact Becky White: beckwhite53@gmail.com

 

Natural Resources:

__Research public native gardens in Johnson County

__Create a list of facts/short articles on environmental topics for newsletter

Contact: Christine Caseres: nrc.christine@lwvjoco.org

 


More opportunities to volunteer with LWVJoCo

 

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Please send a quick note to contactus@lwvjoco.org and let us know how you’d like to help. We’ll get in touch with you promptly!

Power our impact

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.