While we always have many opportunities for you to help, WASART has immediate need for the following volunteer positions. If you have skills, or even just a desire to help, and any of these roles call to you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fundraising Committee Chair
Since WASART receives no government funding, fundraising is key to our ability to operate. The chair of the fundraising committee is responsible for:
- Developing, proposing, and executing fundraising strategies
- Managing the fundraising committee
- Developing and managing budgets
- Fostering relationships with donors and sponsors
- Collaborating with other committees
- Attending regularly scheduled board meetings
Ideally you’ll have some fundraising experience, but more important would be having great organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills.
Responsible for managing and procuring our WASART-branded gear and tchotchkes for sale to members and the general public.
- attending WASART training events for in-person sales to attendees
- sourcing and customizing WASART branded clothing (t-shirts, jackets, caps, etc.)
- fulfilling online orders & helping keep the online store up-to-date
- inventory management and restocking
- monthly sales reporting to the board
- budgeting and semi-annual budget meetings
Sheltering Committee Chair
Sheltering is where it all started. The chair of the sheltering committee is responsible for maintaining WASART’s preparedness for emergencies that may require sheltering. That includes:
- scheduling and leading sheltering committee meetings
- attending monthly Board meetings
- assisting at shelter related trainings and events
- managing sheltering equipment
- scheduling work parties as needed
- reviewing and updating forms, polices and procedures as needed
Volunteer Management Committee Chair
Our Volunteer Manager plays a key role attracting, encouraging, and ensuring that WASART volunteers have what they need to do their jobs, and are appropriately recognized for their efforts. This includes:
- Promoting volunteer opportunities, and acting as the first point of contact for potential volunteers.
- Working with the Training Committee to ensure volunteers are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to perform their roles effectively.
- Focusing on volunteer engagement and retention, including appropriately recognizing the contributions of volunteers, and being a resource for any concerns raised by volunteers.
- Working with credentialing and membership to ensure WASART volunteer records are complete and up to date.
- Tracking volunteer acquisition, retention, and attrition, and reporting at the monthly board meeting.