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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
Commitment: Min. 3 hours per month. No max.
Dates/Times: See registration form link below.
# of people required: as many as are willing to volunteer
As part of our new programming, AWCS will now have the capability to offer drop in writing time throughout our business day. We are looking for individuals to come and hang out for a few hours, greet people, show them around, help them get settled and write or direct them where they need to go if they are present for a class or other event and you get the chance to work on your own projects. Day, evening and weekend times available.
cSpace Grand Opening Volunteers for the Day
Commitment – Volunteers for the Day – 4 hours (minimum)
# of people required: A LOT (see the link below for needs)
The cSpace Grand Opening is September 29-October 1, 2017. We are in need of a number of volunteers to help out during the day. If you can come for a few hours, a day or the whole weekend, we would greatly appreciate your help. Duties may include, greeting visitors, handing out brochures, talking about the AWCS and what we do, manning the various stations or selling member books and memberships.
Social Events Committee
Commitment – 10-20 hours per month | ongoing
# of people required: 3-5
Beginning in the fall of 2017, AWCS will be hosting special social events for members three times a year with the hope of making them monthly in the future. These events can consist of fun themed evenings, reading nights, tea parties, guest speakers… Anything fun, no stress, a chance for members to get to know one another. We welcome your ideas.
You will work as part of a team of volunteers led by our events coordinator to plan and implement these special events.
Board of Directors 2017/18
AWCS is currently accepting nominations for board members for the 2017/18 fiscal year. Depending on position, hours per month vary.
If you or someone you know is interested in sitting on the board of directors for the upcoming year, or you would like more information, please submit your/their names to Robin at email@example.com Must be a current member of AWCS.
President – Nominated: Colin Martin
Vice President – Nominated: Natalie Vacha
Secretary – Nominated: Jill Thompson
Treasurer – Nominated: Nicholas Friesen
Director at Large – Returning: Margaret Brick
Director at Large – Nominated: Connie Donoghue
Director at Large – Nominated: Carrie Mumford
Director at Large – Nominated: Karen Lee
Recommended that Executive Positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary) be held by members of more than 1 year. Director at Large positions can be held by any current members.
New slate of directors will be voted in at the AGM on September 13, 2017.
Newsletter Editor, Email Marketing Professional
Commitment: Approx. 10 hours per month.
Number of people needed: 1
AWCS is currently seeking a newsletter editor/email marketing champion. The newsletter editor creates and sends out email marketing campaigns using MailChimp to all our subscribers on a weekly basis as well as maintains the MailChimp database by adding and deleting new members or removing expired members.
Computer knowledge/email marketing experience is an asset.
Work from the comfort of your home. Set up templates, schedule campaigns.
If you’re interested in this position please send a letter of interest and a resume, or if you would like more information please contact Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org
To volunteer please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to email@example.com or respond directly to one of the above opportunities.