Opportunities

Get More Out of Your Membership!

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As a member of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association, you are already contributing to strengthening WWOA and its mission. As a passionate and involved member, you help to make our organization even greater.

Keeping engaged with WWOA widens the door to greater resources and tools for yourself and others. We want to help you grow and flourish, and so, we offer numerous opportunities for you to become more involved and get more out of your membership. WWOA works with you to ensure that your involvement is as unique as your skills and availability. Whether you have a little or a lot of time to give, WWOA has an opportunity for you!

WWOA organizes many of its needs and offerings into various committees and localized chapters. Find out which chapter your woodlands are located in to get involved at a smaller, local level, or look at our list of committees to see which involvement opportunity might be best for you.  If you’re in the Stevens Point area, WWOA offers chances for your assistance in the main office, as well.


Below are a few of WWOA’s opportunities, some are on-going and others are short-term. On-going opportunities that are available are marked with a -join while short-term opportunities that are currently available are marked with an -open.  Click on the title of the opportunity to see a full position description. If the committee you’re interested in isn’t listed, don’t hesitate to contact us and fill out an interest form. Committees are always looking for new ideas, skills, and points of view! If a short-term position you’re interested in is already filled, don’t worry! Many volunteer positions are annually occurring.

Committees

To see a full list of WWOA’s committees please visit our Committee page.

Fundraising Committee 

Help keep WWOA’s funds raising! Team up with other WWOA members to coordinate the annual fundraiser and the year-end appeal for donations. Share your ideas with us and see what you can do to help keep WWOA’s funds growing, so we can continue supporting our members and mission.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at 715-346-4798 or volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com

Next Meeting: TBD

Gift Shop Committee

At WWOA’s gift shop you can find an assortment of items from clothing and books to playing cards and signs. The best part? All of the proceeds go right back into supporting WWOA programs! Help choose and design items you think should be offered in our shop. Normally the gift shop runs online, but functions in person at meetings and conferences and is a great way to talk to other members.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at 715-346-4798 or volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com

Next Meeting: TBD (Usually sometime in March in Stevens Point) 

Publication Committee 

The Wisconsin Woodlands magazine is written and compiled for members, by members, and you can be a part of it, too! If you’d like to learn more about the Wisconsin Woodlands magazine and assist with its quarterly production, let us know. The WWOA publication committee meets in March, June, and December to discuss all things Wisconsin Woodlands, and they welcome your ideas, submissions, and perspectives to continue creating this WWOA favorite.

Contact: Ed Moberg (Chair) at 715-886-4601 or hemtrees@charter.net

Next Meeting: Friday December 8, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 625 E County Rd Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Website Committee  

  • Website Committee Member -join

    Do you consider yourself a little more tech savvy? Interested in the maintenance of our Facebook page and website? WWOA uses these platforms to keep members updated on natural resources information and news. Join our website committee to help us post photos, events, links, and news about your favorite topics. The majority of work can be done from home on your personal computer; just join us at the committee’s three meetings per year in the Stevens Point area.

    Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at 715-346-4798 or volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com

    Next Meeting: TBD 

 

Conferences

WWOA Annual Meeting

Planning for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Wabeno, WI is just getting started! Volunteer positions at the conference will be posted as we get closer. If you’re interested in being part of the planning committee check the Annual Meeting page for updates.

North Central Chapter’s (NCC) Winter Conference 

Already attending the conference? Why not help out while you’re there?! The 2018 NCC Winter Conference is on Saturday February 10th at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau, WI.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at 715-346-4798 or volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com (For any of the below positions)

Chapter Level

Do you have volunteer opportunities at your chapter that you would like highlighted on the website? Whether it be open officer positions, winter conference volunteer spots, hosts & speakers for a chapter field day, or anything between, let us know! Send the opportunity and details to the Volunteer Coordinator at 715-346-4798 or volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com. The Volunteer Coordinator can also help write up position descriptions if needed.

Chapter Officers

The following are general descriptions and should be used to gauge one’s interest in a position. Specific details and terms may vary from chapter to chapter. 

Contact: Chapter Chair (Visit the Chapter page to find the contact information for the Chapter you desire.) 

 Field Days 

Interested in hosting a spring or fall field day on your property? Reach out to your local chapter to get involved with the planning process. Another option is to share your wisdom and speak at a chapter field day. 

Contact: Chapter Chair (Visit the Chapter page to find the contact information for the Chapter you desire.)

 

Other 

  • Pictures -join  

    Take pictures at WWOA, WOWWOA, chapter, or committee events and share them with the state office at volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com with a brief caption describing the photo.

  • Contact New Members -join

    Help new members feel welcomed into our WWOA family by calling or emailing them to introduce yourself. Personally invite them to a local chapter event to help them feel comfortable with all the different opportunities WWOA offers. For more information contact the state office at 715-346-4798 or wwoa@uwsp.edu.

  • Help Encourage Members to Renew -join

    Assist the state office in contacting WWOA members and encouraging them to renew their membership. For more information contact the state office at 715-346-4798 or wwoa@uwsp.edu.

  • Assist with Mailings -join

    In the Stevens Point area? The state office would love to have you stop by. Your assistance with the occasional mailing or other project is always welcomed. For more information contact the state office at 715-346-4798 or wwoa@uwsp.edu.

 Interested?

See something you like? Want to be updated about future opportunities that might interest you? Fill out a member interest form and indicate the committee you’re interested in, or indicate the short-term opportunity in the “other ways you’d like to contribute” box. Once received, our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you about getting more involved with WWOA. A printable member interest form is also available.

If you have questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by calling 715-346-4798 or by emailing volunteer.wwoa@gmail.com