Volunteer Form

If you’d like to volunteer your time, check as many of the following areas in which you have an interest, background or expertise.  This in no way obligates you, but should we need help, we may give you a call.

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Below are examples of volunteer opportunities and you may think of others. If so, please don’t hesitate to inform us. Use the comment/suggestion box below.

Design
 Help design displays and/or make posters for general meetings, conferences, or ads
 Help design displays for libraries, historical societies, etc.

General Support
 Help staff a table at a local conference
 Help register guests at one of our monthly meetings
 Help put out materials at meetings
 Answer questions from beginners doing research at the 'help' table at meetings

Newsletter - Mass Pocha (no need to be an expert writer, the editors will create publishable copy.)
 Summarize a speaker's talk
 Write an article of interest to you
 Write a book review/suggest a book
 Help with desktop publishing
 Help with editing

Photography
 Take photos at our general meetings or at special events for our archives and Mass Pocha
 Take photos at cemeteries for our cemetery project

Post Notices in your Neighborhood
 Print out notices for a meeting and post them locally at places you think people will read them

Public Speaking
 Join our Speakers Bureau and give introductory talks about genealogy to other organizations that ask us to send a speaker
 Help teach at our beginner's workshop
 Speak at local conferences on behalf of JGSGB
 Share a 'brick wall' or success story at a meeting

Publicity
 Assist our publicity chair by drafting press releases and articles
 Assist our webmaster with content and design of our website
 Contribute to our Facebook page

Technology
 Help members with computer research
 Enter data into an Excel spreadsheet

Translation
 Read/translate Hebrew tombstone data for our cemetery project
 Help translate small documents at meetings (Please indicate the languages that you could translate.)

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