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Volunteer Opportunities in Village Operations



The Village operates based on work teams handle all the day to day operation of the Village. Each Work Team has a list of tasks, large and small, that keep things moving. Listed below are the various Work Teams with their main responsibilities.

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

marketing plan processMarketing Team:
  • Support Resource Development activities with materials and messages
  • Target messages to specific populations
  • Refine & implement Marketing Calendar
  • Support the work of all teams with print, email, newsletter, farmers markets, and social media

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 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, Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • 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

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

Services Team
  • 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 resources

Membership Team
  • Develop and implement plan for member recruitment
  • Conduct pre-membership home visits
  • Update and maintain all forms and informational documents for members
  • Evaluate member satisfaction
  • Manage membership renewals

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