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Volunteer Opportunities in Village Operations



Village teams handle all the day-to-day operation of the Village. Each Village Team has a list of tasks, large and small, that keep things moving. Listed below are the various VillageTeams with their main responsibilities.

Interested in the work of One or More of these Teams? Contact us to discuss your interests by sending an email to vwwvolunteer@gmail.com

Membership Team
  • Conduct information sessions and attend tabling events for member recruitment
  • Conduct pre-membership home visits
  • Update and maintain all forms and informational documents for members
  • Evaluate member satisfaction
  • Manage membership renewals

Village Services Team:
  • Schedule and monitor member service requests in Club Express
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to assure that member service requests are completed
  • Coordinate the forwarding of other non-service requests received by email or phone and update the daily contact log
Activities  and Events Team:
  • Poll members for activity interests
  • Plan ongoing activities for community building
  • Track social, educational, cultural and fitness activities
  • Plan yearly member and volunteer events

Community/Business Outreach Team:
  • Schedule community outreach efforts
  • Dispatch volunteers for outreach events
  • Attend civic and local business events

fundraising process Fundraising Team
  • Develop  & implement Resource Development Plan
  • Identify funding sources to supplement member fees and to provide scholarships
  • Network with local community governments, organizations and vendors to identify potential donors and sponsors
  • Raise cash reserve for ongoing Village operational expenses

Communications/Technology Team
  • Update and maintain user-friendly website and Village Facebook
  • Maintain shared documents and communications from the Village to Village Network and Villages NW that are needed by various teams
  • Send out email communications, including newsletters, event reminders, volunteer hours reminders, and fundraising appeals
  • Collaborate with other Village Teams to provide website and social media content
  • Help to train volunteers on use of Club Express, our cloud-based database and website management system
  • Update Club Express member, non-member and service databases

 

Marketing Team:
  • Target messages to specific populations
  • Refine & implement Marketing Calendar
  • Support the work of all teams with print, email, newsletter, and social media

volunteer packetVolunteer Team:
  • Identify, recruit and train volunteers
  • Connect with potential volunteers through both friend referrals and online sources
  • Train volunteers using the Volunteer Manual and at informal sessions
  • Provide feedback and show appreciation for volunteer efforts

Office/Services Team
  • Coordinate Village mailings
  • Perform administrative tasks such as filing, name badge creation, distributing Village materials by email or mail
  • Send thank you, birthday and congratulations cards to donors, members and volunteers
  • Collect member-recommended service providers for our list
  • Educate volunteers/members about service resources and facilitate use of them
  • Oversee, evaluate and update available services resource


Administration and FinanceTeam
  • Provide strategic planning 
  • Update the annual Village budget
  • Track finances