Volunteer Opportunities

Ways to Help

LWV of Cupertino-Sunnyvale is dedicated to voter education and improving voter turnout.
To get the job done we need your help. Our Voter Service Committee has many roles to fill for:

  • Candidate Forums - Between September 24th and October 17th 2018 we will be presenting four forums. 
  • Pro & Con Presentations - Between September 29th and October 24th 2018 we will be presenting four informative sessions about Measures on the ballot. 

 

Pick from our list of volunteer roles and send an email telling how you'd like to help to VoterService [at] lwvcs.org

 

Volunteers needed as:

 

Dates Needed
(pick one
or more)

 

Description   

 

Time Commitment

Forum Moderator

9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/17

Read candidate bios; study script & questions; Present candidates, help prepare questions, ask questions, manage candidates

4-6 hours preparation time; 
2-3 hours/event

Pro/Con Presenter

9/29, 10/4, 10/18, 10/24

Study ballot items,

Prepare/present PowerPoint about Propositions & Measures to small audiences,

answer questions about ballot issues

12–20 hours preparation time studying ballot issues; 
2–4 hours  PowerPoint prep;
2-3 hours/event

Question Collector

9/24, 9/29, 10/1, 10/4, 10/8, 10/17, 10/18, 10/24

Gather audience questions;

give to question sorters; take to moderator

2-3 hours/event

Question Sorter

9/24, 9/29, 10/1, 10/4, 10/8, 10/17, 10/18, 1024

Understand & sort questions for candidates based on Sorter’s understanding the issues; questions may be emailed or in person

4 hours preparation time;
2-3 hours/event

Timer

9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/17

Time participant responses;

hold up 3,1,30 second cards for moderator & candidates

2–3 hours/event

 

 Greeter

9/24, 9/29, 10/1, 10/4, 10/8, 10/17, 10/18, 10/24

Greet participants, manage materials table, answer attendee questions

3 hours/event

Usher

9/24, 9/29, 10/1, 10/4, 10/8, 10/17, 10/18, 10/24

Ensure people are seated; hand out questions cards & pencils

2-3 hours/event

Scheduler

9/1/18 and onward

Primary contact for organizations to schedule Pro/Cons and other Voter Service events

1-2 hours/week