CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

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If you are a member of the WNBA-NYC, then you know what an active and robust community we are; and we are that way because of the dedicated members who take the time to make this organization great. We could use a few more good women to help keep the momentum going and we hope to hear from you. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with our blog and our newsletters. If one of your new year’s resolutions was to get more involved, here is your chance.

Blog/Newsletter Editor (Open Immediately)

Skills required: Knowledge and proficiency in WordPress and a willingness to learn Wild Apricot.

What we are looking for: Someone to oversee the management of the blog who has the technical skills to upload and post interesting and timely pieces and to develop a regular schedule for content. We are also interested in improving our visibility and want someone to work to encourage our members to visit the blog regularly. The Blog Editor will work with members who are interested in contributing guest posts that will be of interest to fellow members – recaps of book or industry events around town, recaps of WNBA-NYC events, book reviews, member profiles, etc.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take a leadership role in this high profile and important position for our chapter.   This position could be used as an internship for students if approved by the President. Reports to the VP of Communications.

If you are interested and want to know more, please contact our VP of Communications, Jessica Napp (publicity@wnba-nyc.org).

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Treasurer (Open June 2015) 

The treasurer collects and receives all contributions/membership dues from Chapter members immediately deposits money received in a bank approved by the Board of Directors; keep books of accounts of all receipts and expenditures which are at all times accessible to members of the Association; signs all checks drawn on the bank accounts of the Chapter; presents a detailed statement at each meeting of the Board of Directors of all moneys received and disbursed since the date of the previous statement; presents a detailed statement of all moneys received and disbursed since the date of the previous annual report at the Annual Business meeting; notifies the Corresponding Secretary & membership chair of new members to receive association notices; sends a designated amount per year for each member and an audited annual report to the national Treasurer. The Treasurer position will require at least 5 to 10 hours a month. Reports to President.

If you are interested and want to know more, please contact our President, Jane Kinney-Denning (president@wnba-nyc.org)

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We will have another position to report on soon as well, so be sure to check back.

Thank you all!  We hope to hear from you.

About Blog Editor

The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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