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2020 is our 100th anniversary. Volunteers continue to give their time and energy to ensure that League has a great future. Get involved and make a difference by volunteering locally right here in our league.


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Interested in volunteering with the League?

Ask our membership director for a interest form and we’ll connect you with a volunteer opportunity that’s just right for you.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Voter Services: Register voters (must be LWV member), voter education, organize candidate forums 
  • Local Observer Corp: Attend city, county or school board meetings and make a short report for our newsletter
  • Membership: Invite people to join, greet attendees at meetings, mentor a new member, calling to encourage member involvement at special events
  • Legislative Watch: Observe committee hearings at the legislature in area of your interest and write a short report to League
  • Action: Write testimony on local or state issues, write letters to the editor for the League president’s signature
  • Fund Raising: Plan and organize events to raise money for our local League
  • Assist Treasurer: Keep spreadsheets, help audit funds, etc.
  • Hospitality/Social Events: Work as greeter at lunch meetings, schedule menus/lunches for meetings, provide desserts and snacks for events
  • Publications: Compile membership directory; compile annual meeting booklet; provide technical assistance for website and Facebook; assist with graphic arts, writing or proofreading our monthly newsletter
  • Tuesday Topics: Write speaker reports, write speaker thank you, introduce speakers; suggest speakers
  • Transportation: Provide rides to League meetings
  • Presentations:  Speech or testimony on League issues