Volunteering

Volunteering with RMFW is a valuable opportunity to support fellow members, learn new skills, and form friendships. Please fill out the Volunteer Form or email Bernadette Soehner at volunteer@rmfw.org to express interest or find out what our current volunteer needs are. We thrive because of our volunteers and welcome any help you’re willing and able to provide.

Opportunities to Volunteer

Communications: Our communications team is looking for volunteers that are skilled in Facebook, MailChimp, and WordPress. If you would be interested in helping out, please email Amy Drayer.

Conference Interns: We are looking for any persons interested in becoming Colorado Gold Conference Interns. Interns will work with conference chairs on conference planning and execution tasks. Chairs will offer training and oversight. Our goal is to allow persons interested in becoming more involved with conference to learn more about what is involved. At the same time, we will be able to provide hands-on training and identify potential future conference chairs.

Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated. They must be capable of multi-tasking and work well independently as well as part of a team. Interpersonal communication skills are vital, as is the ability to delegate and supervise others. Individuals should be familiar with spreadsheets and social media. Applicants should contact Pam Nowak and Susie Brooks at conference@rmfw.org to inquire.

Programs: Share your knowledge! Our programs are free to both members and non-members, and we’re always looking for presenters to share their knowledge. If you are interested in presenting in the Denver area, email Sheri Duff-Merz at denverprograms@rmfw.org. If you are interested in presenting on the Western Slope, email Terri Benson at education@rmfw.org.

Contribute to the RMFW Blog: The RMFW blog posts new articles several times every week, so we always welcome new content. Be a guest contributor to post on a once-in-a-while basis, or become a regular contributor if you want to post more frequently. Email blog@rmfw.org.

Lead or start a new critique group: RMFW offers regular, general critique groups as well as genre-specific critique groups for members interested in feedback on works in progress, cover letters or synopses. Members are always needed to lead a critique group or help with existing groups. If you’re interested email critique@rmfw.org.

Conference Volunteers: RMFW’s Colorado Gold Conference is a big success each year thanks to our many volunteers. Be part of the of the magic and volunteer this year. Conference Volunteer Sign-up.