Volunteer Opportunities

Following are volunteer opportunities available with GANS.  If you are interested in any of the positions or would like further information, please email or fill out and submit the Volunteer Application.

 
EXECUTIVE POSITIONS
 
Our By-laws require these positions to be filled by a member in good standing.
 
Events Coordinator:  Our Events Coordinator books speakers for our lecture series, coordinates all aspects of our events from registratrion to room setup with the help of other volunteers on the Events Committee.  This position is an important one for GANS with a minimum of five volunteer hours a month required.  The Events Coordinator is an Executive position with a three-year term.
 
Treasurer:  The Treasurer position is a critical one for GANS.  The Treasurer position is on the GANS Executive with a three-year term. Duties include overseeing transaction data entry, creating monthly financial reports for the Executive and annual financial reports for the membership and looking after GANS's bank account and investments.
 
COMMITTEE POSITIONS
Fundraising and Events Committee:  We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our Fundraising and Events Committee.  We are hoping to have some exciting events happening in 2016-2017 and would be thrilled to have you as part of our team!
 
Acquisition Committee:  The purpose of the Acquisition Committee is to develop a strategy and policy in order to collect, preserve, organize and develop access to genealogical material acquired by GANS.  This committee would require a minimum time committment however knowledge of archival proccesses would be beneficial.
 
GENERAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We are always looking for volunteers for a number of projects, some big, some small, to be done in the office or at home, alone or part of a team – we have something for everyone. Knowledge of genealogy is not required, we'd just like your time.  

Opportunities include:
  • Surname Indexing
  • Obituary Data Entry
  • Processing Collections
  • Research Room Guiding
  • Vital Stats Projects
  • Cemetery Indexing
 
     Collection Processing