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Without the thoughtful assistance and commitment of our many volunteers, we would not be able to maintain the quality of courses and programs for which we are well known. 

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

 

Christmas Party 2015

Duration: September to November 2014

Estimated Hours:   5-10 hours per month 

 

We are looking for a number of skilled and organized people to help from planning to implementation with the upcoming Christmas Party. The team of volunteers would meet from September to November to discuss plans and ideas and then put them into action.

The Christmas Party will be held late November or early December. You could expect to put in roughly 30 hours over the 3 months including the day of the event.

Please contact Program Director, Robin van Eck at rvaneck@alexandrawriters.org for more information or to apply.

Writer in Residence Coordinator/Committee

Duration: July 2015 – June 2016

Estimated hours: 5-10 hours per month

The AWCS is seeking individuals to be part of a Writer in Residence Committee for the coming year. The team will meet and elect a lead coordinator who will report to the event coordinator or program manager. The team will be responsible for planning and organizing all writer in residence events and programming for the year as well as reviewing applications and selecting the writer in residence for the subsequent year.

Please contact Program Director, Robin van Eck at rvaneck@alexandrawriters.org for more information or to apply.

Mentorship Program Selection Committee

Duration:  September – October 2015

Estimated Hours: 10 – 20 hours total.

The AWCS is seeking individuals to be part of the mentorship program selection committee for the coming year. The team will meet and elect a lead coordinator who will report to the program director. The team will be responsible for reviewing applications for both mentors and apprentices and pairing them accordingly.

Estimated hour commitment will be dependent on number of applications.

Please contact Program Director, Robin van Eck at rvaneck@alexandrawriters.org for more information or to apply.

AWCS Board Positions 2014/15

  • All new board members will be voted in by the general membership at the AGM in September.
  • Anyone wishing to sit on the board of directors must keep the best interests of the organization in mind at all times.
  • All board members should be a member in good standing and should sit as the head on at least one independent committee.

Vice President

Duration: September 2015 – September 2016

Estimated hours: 15 – 20 hours per month

The vice-president is an executive director position and assists in the overseeing of all AWCS operations. He/She will hold signing authority on all AWCS accounts. The vice-president works with the executive and rest of the board on policies and procedures and strategic planning and chairs meetings in the absence of the president or takes minutes in the absence of the secretary.  The vice-president may take on other tasks as needed by the board of directors and/or be a lead on independent committees. He/she will emcee big events in the absence of the president or if there is not an alternate emcee already determined.

He/She will report to the board of directors updates, ideas and strategies at the monthly board meetings held the second Tuesday of every month (in the evening) from September to June as well as attend the AGM in September.  All board members should be available to attend special events, readings and meetings throughout the year.

 

 

 

 

To volunteer please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to info@alexandrawriters.org