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Development Department Volunteer
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DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS
The Development Volunteers will be assisting and working with the Development Staff with primarily fundraising events for the Chapter. Staff training will be provided regarding specific areas. 

The overall skills recommended are:
• A heartfelt desire to serve
• Flexibility
• Positive “can do” attitude
• Adhere to National and Chapter standards provided by the Staff
• Ability to work as a “team player”
• Willingness to be open to new ideas
• Share skills
• Donate extra time especially during “crunch time”
• Know your community
• Represent the Association in your community
• Attend meetings when necessary
• Work independently
• Office skills including telephone, computer, copy machine, etc.

Specific requirements which may vary according to level of volunteer commitment are:
• Lead meetings
• Assist in recruiting other volunteers
• Organize and work with volunteer groups
• Meet with your community leaders and others to promote and ask for support for specific events and needs
• Represent the Association on a professional level
• Time commitments to vary according to needs


Immediate needs for specific events include:
1. Palouse Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Logistic Lead & committee members
Team Recruitment/Retention Lead & committee members
Telephone calls to local participants in Palouse area
2. Tri-Cities – NEW EVENT!
A Reason to Hope committee & subcommittee
3. North Idaho – NEW EVENT!
A Reason to Hope Lead & committee & subcommittee
4. Spokane Gala Chair(s)
Live Auction Lead & sub-committee members
Silent Auction Lead & sub-committee members
Office assistance for event mainly in February, March & April
Creative silent auction basket organizer
5. Volunteer for Walk Season
Phone volunteer -2 hours a week to make calls with a script provided.
General office assistance concentrated in August, September and October.

If you're interested, phone Sandi Druffel at 509.473.3390 or email sdruffel@alz.org

 


 

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