The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County seeks to help citizens become informed voters and increase voter participation. Our mission is Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy.
There are many ways you can help.
To volunteer, email us at Volunteer@lwvpbc.org. Include the Opportunity number, your name and contact information (email and phone requested), and tell us how you’d like to help. Thanks!
#1- Vote By Mail
Our Vote By Mail team is made up of members of many LWVPBC committees, ACLU PBC, and NCJW PBC all working together to build confidence in Voting By Mail, the safest, easiest, most convenient way to vote in this uncertain post-pandemic world. We are seeking volunteers to text to hard to reach citizens to urge them to Vote By Mail.
#2- Voter Services
Our Voter Services team seeks to register, educate and engage citizens. We have a goal of registering 2000 voters by the November 2020 General Election. We need volunteers with video production experience for outreach and PSAs; to write postcards urging voters to request VBM; to do texting campaigns; to coordinate and distribute VBM flyers to food distribution sites; with experience in training to help produce videos; to do outreach to potential voter registration partner agencies, groups, churches.
#3- Budget Committee
LWVPBC prepares a plan and a budget annually, which is submitted to our Board of Directors and then to our membership for approval at the April Annual Meeting. We have an excellent performance record, growing our League and its relevance to the community while maintaining good financial controls and sticking to the plan. Use your business prowess to work with our team to develop our annual budget for fiscal year 2021-2022.
#4- LWVPBC Speakers Bureau
LWVPBC Speakers Bureau provides presentations that educate Palm Beach County community groups on voting, governance, and current issues. We need volunteers to provide presentations, assist presenters, help organize events, connect with communities, assist with training, assist with Zoom meetings, provide feedback.
#5- Voting Rights Coalition
The Voting Rights Coalition seeks to combat voter suppression in all its forms. We have long worked to restore voting rights for felons and Work with coalitions and alliances to effect improvements to voting in Palm Beach County.
We need volunteers to Distribute informational cards that inform returning citizens of how to register to vote in Palm Beach County: email Mark Schneider at email@example.com Write postcards to returning citizens to urge them to register to vote: select option 5 below.
#6- Our Civics Team
Our Civics team works to provide reliable, nonpartisan information on elections and public policy issues to a diverse PBC population, using innovative educational approaches. We need volunteers to: create new learning tools, provide Civics presentations, participate in educational school events such as National History Day and the Government Bee, help create new presentations, and help us to reach a diverse community.
#7- 2020 Census
Census responses in Florida are historically low this year. Unless more households respond, we will lose adequate legislative representation and tens of billions in federal aid, especially for health and education in this decade. We need volunteers to text fellow Floridians to answer the Census. If you can contribute less than ten hours of your time in the coming 75 days, please contact Suzannne Kelly at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
#8- Election Protection
Be a trained poll monitor at the General Election November 3. You can monitor the polls in two ways:
- mobile monitors are on the ground at polling places on Election day
- virtual monitors who search social media to detect misinformation or disinformation.
LWVPBC is part of the highly regarded national Election Protection program. Select Option 8 to volunteer.