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Independence Empowerment Center Needs Volunteers

posted Jan 22, 2019, 12:54 PM by Mary Lopez

Independence Empowerment Center Needs Volunteers

Volunteering Opportunities

1 ADA Celebration—help gather Silent Auction items, complete auction item sheets, etc.

2 Grant Seeking—look for grant opportunities, check for our eligibility, get due date for application and pass information on to Executive Director

3 Wellness Programs—Programs are Chronic Disease Self-Management and Matter of Balance.  Train to be trainers so you can co-lead with other trainers.  

4 Answering Phones/filing—Only answering phones and directing calls to the correct recipients-not fielding the calls. Filing under instruction of the person giving you the filing. 

5 Board Members--Please call Dr. Lopez if you are interested in serving on our Board.  Preference is given to people who have disabilities and/or professionals who can bring their experience to the Board such as attorneys, accountants, occupational therapists, etc.  Board terms are for 3 years with one re-election for a second 3 years. Meetings are every other month on odd months. Prospective Board members will meet with the Board President and/or Executive Director prior to attending a meeting.  If there is mutual interest, an application is completed and then the Person will attend a Board meeting.  After attending the meeting and meeting current board members, and upon the mutual agreement of the Board and the Person, the Board will vote on the Person's Board Membership.  

Please call IEC at 703-257-5400 and ask for Dr. Lopez or extension 117 for questions on any of these five positions.