JOIN THE TEAM

For the 1st time in P4P history, we are finally ready to build our team! As we continue to grow, so do our needs. Paddle for Peace is for the community, by the community and we encourage you all to get more involved from an internal standpoint. Take a look at our needs below and apply for whatever you think you would be a good fit for. We can't wait to grow our crew!

Positions Available

Board of Directors
Non compensated volunteers 

Commitement: Asking 1 year commitment. Approximately 2-4 hours a month. 2 meetings a year.

Chair (1)

The board chair oversees the work of the board and the organization's senior management team. The chair also works closely with the executive director to make sure board resolutions are carried out. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Appointing all committee chairs and recommending committee members

  • Assisting executive director in preparing agendas for board meetings

  • Assisting executive director in conducting new board member orientation

  • Coordinating executive director's annual performance evaluation

  • Working with the nominating committee to recruit new board members

  • Serving as an alternate spokesperson for the organization

  • Helping board members assess their performance

Vice Chair (1)

The vice chair is also a vital part of the leadership team. The vice chair carries out special assignments as requested by the chair and fills in for the board chair if necessary.

Secretary (1)

The secretary attends all board meetings and is responsible for maintaining complete and accurate meeting minutes. The secretary is also tasked with monitoring compliance with the organization's bylaws. This role can be shared with executive director.

Events and Fundraising Committee

Non compensated volunteers. Commitment: 6 months- 1 year. About 2-3 hours a month + event hours.

The Special Events Committee will provide leadership for the entire event planning process. Committee Members will orchestrate the overall production, provide suggestions and advice as needed, and be prepared to make important decisions. 

Committee Leads (2)

  • Work directly with executive director to oversee the event and planning process

  • Attend ongoing committee meetings

  • Encourage creativity and the development of new and exciting ideas

  • Delegate tasks and encourage volunteers at special events

  • Develop leaders from within the committee for specific events

  • Maintain communication amongst other committee members

  • Works closely with the Board and Executive Director on final decision making

  • Contribute to the organization at a level meaningful to the individual

  • Come prepared to participate and engage

  • Help develop an annual calendar for the committee’s activities, including critical dates, milestones

  • Engage in advocacy and networking.

  • Participate in annual special events and other fundraising activities.

  • Track and report progress toward fundraising goals to the Board.

  • Identifies possible sponsors for the event.

  • Develops a strategy for acquiring sponsors

Event Volunteers (5+)

  • Engage in advocacy and networking.

  • Contribute to the organization at a level meaningful to the individual

  • Come prepared to participate and engage

  • Help plan and participate in all events and event planning

  • Bring new ideas to the table for events and fundraising

  • Recruits and energizes other volunteers.

Media/Public Relations

This person  is responsible for getting the word out about the org/events. They will need to be creative, understand how the media works and even come up with a few novel ideas about how to spread the word and attract people

  • Decides how to promote the event

  • Works with media sponsors

  • Creates press releases

Graphic and Website Designers

We are looking for individuals who would like to donate their time and talent to help us with a new logo, redesign our website, help with event graphics and whatever else you're interested in helping us with.

*** PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUMES TO PADDLEFORPEACE@GMAIL.COM OR BY CLICKING HERE.

 

IN YOUR EMAIL PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF, WHY YOU WANT TO BE APART OF THE PADDLE FOR PEACE TEAM AND WHAT POSITIONS YOU'RE INTERESTED IN. WE LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR EMAILS AND BUILDING OUR TEAM WITH YOUR APART OF IT! THANK YOU.