We are always looking for our members to be engaged, whether a little or a lot. One of the ways we encourage engagement is through our many volunteer opportunities. Engaged Volunteers earn their AVV Black T-Shirt to proudly wear our “colors” to show their commitment to the AVV Mission.
AVV Volunteers at the GOP Advance
Check the sections below for any areas that interest you and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Staff Positions
We have several volunteer positions available to help keep the organization going strong. Be sure to mention the specific position in which you are interested in your inquiry. Current openings include:
Operations Assistant (Event Coordinator) – Responsible for coordinating activities with outside agencies, vendors, etc., and providing support to the Event Lead from the Field Force for various activities throughout the election season. Must have good organizational skills and good people skills.
Operations Assistant (Calendar Manager) – Responsible for updating the strategy and operations calendars and cross-populating relevant data to the public-facing events calendar. Must be detail-focused and task-oriented. Familiarity with or a willingness to learn Google Calendars and entering data on a WordPress site are required.
Administrative Assistant – Assist the Chief Operations Officer in the performance of routine tasks. Good communication and computer skills are a must.
Volunteers In Action
Social Media Coordinator – Responsible for curating content on one or more of our Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Linked In, etc.) and driving engagement toward increasing our membership rolls. Familiarity with social media platforms is a must, including monitoring metrics and analytics on the backside of the platforms. Requires 2-3 hours per week, which includes attendance at one weekly staff meeting with the marketing team.
Membership Coordinator – Responsible for overseeing the onboarding of new members through our system. Includes overseeing automated email campaigns through Constant Contact or similar email marketing platforms, welcome calls, and customer relations activities related to member management. Good customer service skills and the ability to engage in telephone conversations are a must. Requires 2-3 hours per week, which includes attendance at one weekly staff meeting with the marketing team.
AVV Field Force Volunteers in Action
Join our field force of engaged volunteers who are supporting candidates and AVV activities. We are currently building out our Congressional Action Teams (CAT) in each of the 11 Congressional DIstricts around the Commonwealth. Activities include phone banking, door-knocking, and other activities on the ground at the local level.
Support Your Local Candidate’s Campaign
We encourage our volunteers to be involved with their local candidates in their campaigning efforts.
Man an AVV Information Booth
We have event teams that man AVV information booths at events such as Gun Shows around the Commonwealth where we recruit members and other volunteers and pass out materials to inform Veterans and our supporters about issues that matter to us.
Volunteer at the Polls
Volunteer to work at your local polling station as anything from being a formal Poll Watcher to handing out sample ballots outside the station.