Gate Supervisors/Greeters - consists of greeting attendees at the door, collecting admission fees (cash box
provided), distribution of hand-outs and attendee sign-in. Approx. time - 1 hr. per volunteer/workshop. Approx. 8 workshops/year.
Hospitality - consists of purchasing (reimbursement
provided) and setting up supplies for coffee and edibles. Also includes cleaning up food and beverages as well as coordinating
storage of non-perishable items at Needham ARC. Approx. time - 2 hrs. per volunteer/workshop. Approx. 8 workshops/year.
Annual Report - will work with newsletter
committee chair in gathering articles written by SPaN members and reporting on other current newsworthy events (conferences,
workshops from other organizations, legal updates, etc.). Approx. time - 3 hrs. per month/volunteer.
Website - volunteers will work with SPaN's outsourced webmaster and
SPaN's website chair to coordinate the current website for both SPaN members and public use. Includes on-going management
of updates, evaluation of site's relevance and effectiveness through member feedback and periodic site inspection. Approx.
time 3 hrs. per month.
Public Relations -
Will establish and build collaborative relationships with other groups/agencies, both profit and non-profit, who serve children
with special needs and their families. Will work with such organizations as the Federation for Children with Special Needs
and Asperger's Association of New England. Also includes advertising SPaN events and the development/distribution
of promotional items and SPaN literature. Approx. time - 5 hrs. per month/volunteer.
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