Volunteer

The People has many options for you to get involved depending on your skills, interest, and time availability.

You can volunteer individually on specific projects, or work with others on a committee.

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Volunteer On Your Own Time, At Your Own Pace

Are you skilled in the area of graphic design? We are looking for someone to create graphics for our website,newsletter, social media, etc. This can be an ongoing volunteer opportunity or you can volunteer occasionally on specific projects. This can be done in as little as 1 hour per week.
Edit videos for use on our website and social media. This can be an ongoing volunteer opportunity or you can volunteer occasionally on specific projects. When projects come up, it could be 1-3 hours of volunteer time.
Inventory new grant prospects. Join our Monday 12:30pm (EST) Grant Committee or email paige@thepeople.org. We will send you a spreadsheet with the foundations we need to research and you can fill out the research sheet at your pace. We are looking for you to tell us if the foundation is a good fit for us as an organization, if we should move forward with the application, and how we apply.
The Website Review project helps us uphold a level of quality control for our Website. Volunteers will be asked to repeatedly check in and test our website, look for errors or redundancies, and maintain a stream of feedback on the state of our website. This project can be done in as little as 1 hour per week and an unlimited maximum of hours per week.
Write hand-written Thank You notes to donors and volunteers. We provide you with a template to copy and the name and address of the donor. Usually 3-6 thank you notes per month. If you are able to provide inexpensive thank you cards and postage as a donation, that's great! If not, we can mail you a supply. You will be asked to sign an NDA due to the private information that you will have access to.
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Volunteer With Others On A Committee

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Our Events Committee leads in planning our organization sponsored events - from design and recruitment to fundraising and promotion. This group is focused on creating events that further the mission of the people and engage all audiences, from newcomers to active volunteers. The committee meets every-other Tuesday at 4:00 pm EDT on Zoom. Use the Calendar link above for meeting dates and zoom link. Interested in joining, but can’t make the meeting time? Contact Sarah at Sarah@thepeople.org so we can get you connected.
The Voting Rights Committee is focused on working together to address voting rights issues at the national level. Current priorities include: National Voting Rights Legislation, Ranked Choice Voting, Vote at Home/expanded Absentee, and Voter Engagement. This committee meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month at 8pm-9pm ET and all are welcome to join Get meeting dates and zoom link at the calendar link above.
This group does research to find appropriate grants for The People to submit applications to, and then works as a team to write and complete the grant. The committee meets every Monday at 12:30 pm ET. Check the calendar (see link above) for the next meeting date and Zoom link.
This committee works to improve our volunteer engagement process, creates specific volunteer projects,  and reaches out to volunteers regarding specific events or volunteer opportunities. The committee meets every other Thursday at 8:00 pm ET. Check the calendar (see link above) for the next meeting date and Zoom link.

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