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Secretary - Sierra Club Ohio

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ORGANIZATION: Sierra Club Ohio

  • 7 people are interested
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The secretary will have the overall responsibility of maintaining the non-financial records of Sierra Club Ohio.
We are looking for a volunteer to fill this exciting role of supporting Sierra Club Ohio (https://www.sierraclub.org/ohio). As the Secretary, join our team to assist with general day to day record keeping and serving the quasi-legal role of advising Sierra Club Ohio on its formal responsibilities to the Club and to the membership, and help to assure those responsibilities are carried out.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Recording the minutes from Sierra Club Ohio Steering Committee (https://www.sierraclub.org/ohio/executive-committee-page) (biweekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:30 PM in an accurate, understandable manner, reflecting the essence of discussion.
  • Tracking motions and results of votes in meetings. The wording of complex and/or critical motions should be read back to those present before the vote to assure they are recorded correctly and reflect the intent of the maker of the motion.
  • Additional duties may be added as the volunteer grows in this role.
  • Other tasks as assigned and day-to-day support for Sierra Club Ohio.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge in using Google Platforms is a plus
  • Strong written skills
  • Basic familiarity general meeting operating procedures
  • Independent self-starter
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Knowledge and background with environmental and social justice issues

Benefits:

  • Support Sierra Club Ohio with ongoing critical work in our network of staff and volunteers
  • Join a team and meet new people around the state
  • Build your skills for collaboration and communication
  • Be part of a group working towards equitable community building and connection

This volunteer position is unpaid - start date and hours are flexible. Anyone applying must be from Ohio. Please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Nicole Wolcott (nicole.wolcott@sierraclub.org) with any questions. We highly encourage all interested parties with diverse backgrounds to apply!

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About Sierra Club Ohio

Location:

PO Box 1977, Westerville, OH 43086, US

Mission Statement

Explore, Enjoy, and Protect the Planet

Description

Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself. We are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

The Ohio Chapter was established in 1968 and represents more than 125,000 members and supporters. The Chapter advocates for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and public transit. We proudly defend Ohio’s forests, state parks, and nature preserves. We preserve water resources by advocating for green infrastructure, factory farm regulation, and protections for Lake Erie and watersheds throughout the state. Finally, we promote Ohio’s transition to a 21st-century economy through the creation of good-paying, long-standing green jobs.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Computers & Technology
Environment
Advocacy & Human Rights, Computers & Technology, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Environmental Science

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours a month
  • Available for biweekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:30 PM EST

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