Whether it is 15 minutes a week, an hour once a month or an event once a year, volunteers are the backbone of EWGA. Volunteering also connects you to other members—expanding your golf network. Contact Terri Rackham, Member Services or Jackie LaFollette, President, with your questions, a description of your expertise or interest along with how much time you have to give. See below for a list of committees and events that need volunteers.
COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS: Each member of the Board has a committee to help her do her job. Here is the list of committees and a sample of what we need committee volunteers to do.
Communications: Write articles for the newsletter or do layout, post information to the website; maintain the member database and e-mail list, send out notices for EWGA activities of all types.
Education: Doing outreach to golf professionals, staffing education events,
Golf Events: Take responsibility for one or more golf event during the year by notifying course of number of players, developing/distributing pairings, staffing registration and giving awards if appropriate.
Handicap: Do outreach calls to members without handicaps, answer member questions, assist in handicap education.
Leadership: Help identify members for Board and other volunteer positions.
Leagues: Help with match play, Lone Star Cup or coordinate a weekly league during a focused period of 6 to 8 weeks.
Membership: Make outreach calls to new members; distribute membership flyers to golf courses and at events, make follow-up calls to members whose membership is expiring.
Social: Contribute ideas, do outreach to venues, handle registration table at social event, greet members, have fun!
Sponsorship: Reach out to targeted local businesses to ask for support or maintain a current relationship on behalf of the chapter.
OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Fairway Friends—If you are looking for more golfing friends, why not serve as a golfing buddy for new members? You reach out and invite them to play with you on a course close by or at an EWGA event. Buddies are usually assigned for geographic proximity.
Kick-Off Party—Help with registration, staff a table for a committee, help set up the room.
Chapter Championship—We host a Chapter Championship at a local course in June. Help with registration or be a “pace of play” monitor on the course.