Making Democracy Work

Volunteer Opportunties

You Can Make a Difference

Explore the areas that best match your skills and interests.
Together we can help make democracy work.

Poverty/Health Committee

  • Research poverty/health data.
  • Create presentations explaining League positions.
  • Educate on poverty/health issues.
  • Advocate with non-profit agencies and legislators.
  • Present League recommendations to local and state boards.

Want to know more?
Contact Beth Hovind:(727) 938-9809 or at bethse@gmail.com.

Voter Services

  • Register/update voters.
  • Participate in/organize candidate forums.
  • Prepare Voter Guides.
  • Observe County Canvas Board.
  • Conduct Supervisor of Elections interviews.
NOTE: If you want to volunteer to register voters, you must first be a League member and be certified by the League of Women Voters of Florida.

For more information, please see:

Want to know more?
Contact: Karen Karinja: karen.karinja@gmail.com

Newsletter

- Proofread The Voter before distribution to the membership.

- Contribute articles and photos for publication in The Voter on such topics as:

  • Summary of one of the LWVNPC events.
  • Interview with a speaker prior to the LWVNPC event.
  • Summary of LWVNPC committee activities.
  • Interview with a new member.
  • Progress of bills related to issues on which the League has a position.
Want to know more?
Contact: Peggy Toohey: ptoohey518@gmail.com

Regional Transportation

Monitor the organizations that are working on solutions to transportation needs in the Tampa Bay area.

For background information see the Tampa Bay Times Editorial, 03/10/2017

Want to know more?
Contact Whit Blanton: whitblanton@gmail.com

Natural Resources

Monitor the Florida Legislature to ensure they observe the following:
  • Adhere to Amendment 1, the Florida Land and Water Conservation Act passed in 2014, as intended by voters.
  • Restore funding for the land conservation program, Florida Forever.
  • Keep Florida State Parks from logging, cattle grazing, excessive RV camping, and other commercial endeavors.

Want to know more?
Contact Dave Sillman: dave@beyourbestinc.com