The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Longest Day Chair serves as the volunteer leader for the strategy and execution of The Longest Day and works in conjunction with a Chapter Staff Partner. The Chair & Co-Chair work together to help recruit an effective Volunteer Committee focused on raising revenue, increasing awareness and promoting the concept and activation of The Longest Day.
* Start or join a team for The Longest Day. * Participate in an initial kickoff meeting. * As the intermediary for Volunteer Committee members, work directly with the Chapter Staff Partner. * Schedule and facilitate monthly meetings or conference calls with Volunteer Committee members. * Assist Volunteer Committee members in selecting a position that best fits their talents. * Communicate regular updates from the Volunteer Committee to the Chapter Staff Partner. * Assist in team recruitment. * Provide support and recognition to Team Captains. * Convene a debrief meeting and organize a post-event celebration for Volunteer Committee members. * Share feedback and ideas with chapter staff to move The Longest Day forward