Volunteer

E-mail the Network or call us at 608-255-9809 for more information on how to volunteer. Currently, the Wisconsin Women’s Network is looking for:

NEW: Summer 2013 Internships in Special Events/Development and Communications/Social Media!

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is looking for enthusiastic interns for Special Events and Development and Social Media/Communications for the summer semester of 2013. Gain valuable experience in a variety of professional-level skills while working with an energetic and talented staff and volunteer team. More details here and here.

Task Force Members

Get involved in task forces organized around particular issues. Information about current and past task forces can be found here. Duties may include:

  • Attend regular meetings of task forces either in person or via telephone.
  • Keep in touch with task force business via email.
  • Represent an interested community group by being a liaison.
  • Take action, lobby, write letters to the editor.
  • Do research on behalf of the task force or other volunteer tasks as needed.

Average time commitment: 2 hours a week (meetings and e-mail communications)

Committee Member

Join a Board Committee: Communications, Development, Events, Membership, or Public Policy.

Duties may include:

  • Attend regular meetings
  • Take part in specific committee activities including planning and implementation.

Average time commitment: 1 hour a month for regular committee meeting; additional hours depending on interest and activity (short- or long-term project or commitment)

Issue Monitors

Watch for news and legislation on women’s issues including, but not limited to: arts, business, children, education, elections, employment, economic equity, economic security, health, LGBT, international women’s rights, racism, reproductive rights, sexual assault, domestic violence, women and aging. Duties may include:

  • Send information and news electronically to the Network for inclusion in the eBulletin.

Average time commitment: 2 hours a week (internet research and e-mail communications) Can work from home.

Event Support

Help staff Network events (August - Women’s Equality Day, Madison; November - Stateswoman of the Year award banquet, alternates between Milwaukee and Madison, November - Artful Women, Madison). Duties may include:

  • Supporting registration, staff information tables, help with refreshments.
  • Could also give more time as a part of a planning committee for an event.

Average time commitment: 2-3 hours per event or as needed.

Office Support

Help with office tasks during the weekday. Duties may include:

  • Update member records, data entry, assemble mailings, make photocopies, file

Average time commitment: 2 hours per shift.

Graphic Designer for Marketing Literature

Update our marketing pieces using your skill and creativity. Duties may include:

  • Work with the Communications Vice Chair to develop a plan for a consistent look across all pieces
  • Create new electronic layouts of each piece as time allows

Average time commitment: Hours dependent on scope of project. Can work from home.

Grant Researcher and/or Proposal Writer

Discover a world of private and public foundations waiting to invest in our work - if only someone would ask! Duties may include:

  • Work with the Development Committee to create a grant research plan
  • Identify grant seeking possibilities
  • Draft grant proposals
  • Pursue grants

Average time commitment: Hours dependent on scope of project. Can work from home.