Volunteer Openings

Our volunteer positions are flexible- they can be shared between members and job descriptions can often be tailored to better suit your personal needs or limitations. Volunteers should attend CAB Meetings, unless excused by the President. 

If any of these positions interest you please contact our President. 


Events Reporter and Photographer

 

ASG Policy directs chapters to write up their events and publish them in their newsletter.

Here's a rundown of what you would do:

  • Attend Chapter Events and take photos
  • Write up the event and send it with photos to the editor, web manager and historian

Technology Assistant

 

If your talents include the world of computers, we can use you! We are looking for a web manager assistant. We have members interested in learning embroidery software, accessing online sewing sites and using their devices to stay in touch with ASG activities and offerings. We teach our leadership how to use their devices and software to access ASG information and submit their required reports. 

We also are seeking assistance with our G-Suite administration.


Retail Liaison (South)

 

Kathy Pell has been our only Retail Liaison for many years now. She covers the north area (Manatee County), making visits to local retailers who support sewing in their communities by offering ASG discounts to our members and a venue for sewing educator workshops. 

 

Our Chapter covers quite a large area: from northern Parish/Palmetto to southern Englewood and east to Myakka City. Those areas are further served by businesses in the counties to the north, south and east of us. There are businesses are eager to partner with us - we just need more Retail Liaison Volunteers to connect with them. Retailer financial support is critical to maintain our programs, events and mailed newsletter. PLEASE contact any NG Leader or CAB Member if you would can serve as a Retail Liaison for the central or south areas of Sarasota County. Having retailers support us in Needle News, will ensure that our newsletter continues to reach your mailbox.

 

Here's a rundown of what you would do:

  • Visit sewing related businesses near your home
  • Provide them with Chapter bookmarks and Event flyers
  • Give them information about advertising in Needle News
  • Attend CAB meetings (in person or by proxy) and give your report
  • (Optional) Write a Spotlight Retailer column for our newsletter