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> THE LIST: MICRo & AD HoC VOLUNTEER JOBS IN ASSOCIATIONS BY PEGGY HoFFMAN, CAE LookING FoR A list of jobs that can offer members micro and ad hoc volunteering? We're curating a list right here! If you have a job to add, send it to Connecting with Members: * Provide professional advice * Provide mentoring, coaching, tutoring for members * Recruit a member * Get out the vote - share the buzz to drive member voting (SCTE) * Day of Service - encourage members to volunteer in their community Sharing knowledge: * Writing reviews for books * Guest blogger or contributor * Speak or present a paper * Participate in an expert panel or report * Moderate or facilitate discussion groups (list serv, e-community) * Review proposals for conferences or projects * Review paper or proposal for publication * Review research, conduct literature search/review * Analyze data * Submit paper or manuscript for publication * Write proposals/ grant applications or business plans * Review accreditation or certification applications * Prepare backgrounder for regulators, press, or other publics * YouTube Tuesdays - members share tips & information via short video clips (NCURA) 18 Summer 2015 Representing: * Raise funds * Testify or present on behalf of the association to legislative or regulatory body * Contact your representative * Campus liaison (or company or large institutional member) Sharing Input: * Participate as test audience for videos, training programs, et al * Product tester * Beta-test products, websites, tests * Rating conference session proposals/potential topics * Survey respondent Curating Content: * Record a discussion at a session round table * Video-tape or take pictures for association event * Provide live Twitter chatter during meetings * Create social media page (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) Events (perfect for your components!): * Greeters - welcome attendees and direct them toward registration, coat check, seating, and so on * Front desk - check in attendees when they arrive * Set-up and tear-down - arrive early or stay late to help with assembly and disassembly of the event space * Social media guides - at computer stations, help attendees log in to LinkedIn and join the organization's group * Photo, video, and blogging - capture the essence of the event in a lot of different ways, then feed to the web team what should be shared on the web Peggy M. Hoffman, CAE, is president and Mariner's resident expert on communication, marketing and building community. In addition to managing organizations, Peggy has provided training and consultation on leadership development, component relations and strategic planning to more than a dozen national associations and many local groups over the past 30 years. You can reach Peggy at

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Summer 2015

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
How to Build a Stronger Volunteer Program
Volunteer Risks and Rescues
The List: Micro & Ad Hoc Volunteer Jobs in Associations
Engaging Your Members with Mobile Technology
By the Numbers: Volunteering
2015 GSAE Annual Meeting
Destination: Nashville
Choices: A Quiet Conversation with a Dear Friend
Index of Advertisers

Connections - Summer 2015