About Membership

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reports To: SCRID Executive Board Status: Volunteer
POSITION PURPOSE
To supervise all aspects of the membership committee including processing membership applications and updating the SCRID Board regarding membership process.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process membership applications
  • Manage membership website database interface with assistance from Website Committee
  • Verify PayPal membership payments are recorded correctly in the website database
  • Issue membership cards
  • Invite members to and generally manage SCRIDTalk yahoo list serve
  • Provide reports to the Board during board meetings on current membership numbers
  • Communicate with board and members regarding issues with memberships
  • Check SCRID Membership email a minimum of once per week
  • Submit an annual report for the annual membership meeting
  • Attend 75% of all board meetings
  • Manage the membership budget
  • Time commitment:  Approximately 1 – 2 hours per week, 3+ hours per week during renewal season

 

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITIES

SCRID member in good standing;
Experience (or motivation to learn):

  • Web-based data base formats
  • Yahoo Groups management
  • PayPal account reports
  • Spreadsheet application (such as Microsoft Excel)

Ability to organize and manage systems and time;
Good written, verbal & ASL/PSE communication skills;
Sensitive to members needs;
Public speaking skills;

ABILITY TO

Interface in a mutually cooperative way with SCRID members, Board and volunteers;
Work as part of a team with others;
Think “outside-of-the-box”

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Ability to effectively communicate with individuals that are seeking to remedy an issue.
Able to dedicate on average 3-5 hours per week to the position with some weeks requiring more.

Source: Updated July 2013 Peggy Huber, Membership Committee Chair