E-mail the Network or call us at 608-255-9809 for more information on how to volunteer. Currently, the Wisconsin Women’s Network is looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Task Force Members

Get involved in task forces organized around particular issues. Information about current and past task forces can be found here. Duties may include:

  • Attend regular meetings of task forces either in person or via telephone.
  • Keep in touch with task force business via email.
  • Represent an interested community group by being a liaison.
  • Take action, lobby, write letters to the editor.
  • Do research on behalf of the task force or other volunteer tasks as needed.

Average time commitment: 2 hours a week (meetings and e-mail communications)

Committee Members

Join a Board Committee! We're looking for members to join the following committees:

  • Communications: Help us with social media, website content, and more!
  • Development: Help us with fundraising and grant writing!
  • Events:  Help us plan our special events! 
  • Membership:  Help us increase membership and outreach!

Duties may include:

  • Attend regular meetings
  • Take part in specific committee activities including planning and implementation.

Average time commitment: 1 hour a month for regular committee meeting; additional hours depending on interest and activity (short- or long-term project or commitment)

Issue Monitors

Watch for news and legislation on women’s issues including, but not limited to: arts, business, children, education, elections, employment, economic equity, economic security, health, LGBT, international women’s rights, racism, reproductive rights, sexual assault, domestic violence, women and aging. Duties may include:

  • Send information and news electronically to the Network for inclusion in the eBulletin.

Average time commitment: 2 hours a week (internet research and e-mail communications) Can work from home.

Event Support

Help staff Network events (August - Women’s Equality Day, Madison; November - Stateswoman of the Year award banquet, alternates between Milwaukee and Madison, November - Artful Women, Madison). Duties may include:

  • Supporting registration, staff information tables, help with refreshments.
  • Could also give more time as a part of a planning committee for an event.

Average time commitment: 2-3 hours per event or as needed.

Office Support

Help with office tasks during the weekday. Duties may include:

  • Update member records, data entry, assemble mailings, make photocopies, file

Average time commitment: 2 hours per shift.

Graphic Designer for Marketing Literature

Update our marketing pieces using your skill and creativity. Duties may include:

  • Work with the Communications Vice Chair to develop a plan for a consistent look across all pieces
  • Create new electronic layouts of each piece as time allows

Average time commitment: Hours dependent on scope of project. Can work from home.

Grant Researcher and/or Proposal Writer

Discover a world of private and public foundations waiting to invest in our work - if only someone would ask! Duties may include:

  • Work with the Development Committee to create a grant research plan
  • Identify grant seeking possibilities
  • Draft grant proposals
  • Pursue grants

Average time commitment: Hours dependent on scope of project. Can work from home.