Our beloved EEFC is a family affair — our board of directors, staff and teachers are all devoted members of our community, and our workshops run smoothly thanks in large part to our work-exchange participants and volunteers. We’ve heard from many of you over the years that you’d like to help the EEFC with your time, energy and expertise. We need you — in many areas and disciplines. Take a look at the volunteer jobs listed below, or visit our committees page for more ideas. Consider what you might offer as a member of the board. Use the sign-up form below — it is designed to help us collect your generous offers efficiently so we can take you up on them. If you have an idea you’d like to discuss first, do be in touch. Please join us!
Here are some important tasks we’d like to accomplish with volunteers. If you see a task that suits you, please sign up below and mention the job name in your comments. If you want to volunteer but don’t see a task you’d like to take on, please sign up anyway and let us know about your interests and skills. Thanks!
EEFC Volunteer Coordinator
Respond to emails from volunteers, assign available jobs or direct them to contact the team leader for interview. Assigning a job involves updating two spreadsheets. Requires your own computer and internet access. Minimum 6 months commitment of 20 minutes a week.
EEFC Virtual Forums Coordinator
Identify usable, free or inexpensive virtual collaboration platforms that the Board can use for virtual forums; set up and administer the forum. Requires your own computer and internet access. Estimate: 3 hours of research per form, total 8 volunteer hours. To be completed as soon as possible.
Development Committee Members
Fundraising for the EEFC – will tailor work and time committment to the individual. Possible tasks include: planning, outreach, event planning and execution, writing fundraising letters or articles, financial analysis. Depending on the project work may by by phone, in person or online; up to 4 hours per week. Looking for new members to begin as soon as possible and preferring a one year commitment.