ELLA provides rewarding volunteer opportunities!

Get Involved – Volunteer with ELLA
Enjoying your online classes? Opportunities are available to assist our organization to continue providing excellent programming.

We need your assistance in filling 2 important Board positions. Join the dedicated volunteers who keep the ELLA vision alive.
Board Positions
Board Secretary
This position involves preparing the materials for Board meetings, taking minutes and working with the president to ensure the smooth running of ELLA. This person will be organized, comfortable with technology and attentive to detail. The time commitment would be 8-10 hours per month.
Chair of the Administration Committee
This position involves overseeing the administration work of ELLA. The work of this committee involves providing assistance to members, managing the daily operation of the ELLA office, assisting with membership data and course
registration, refunds, contracts and preparing reports. The chair is a also a member of the Board of Directors.

Interested?            Get Involved
Contact: Fran Galbraith volunteer.chair@my-ella.com
Please include your contact information.


ELLA is operated entirely by a dedicated Board of Directors and volunteers. Every year, volunteers assist with a wide variety of tasks including administration, program development and implementation, marketing, and much more. Volunteering can be a great way to enhance your ELLA experience and get to know other ELLA enthusiasts. Please consider offering your skills as ELLA depends on volunteer involvement to operate and to grow.

If you are interested in becoming an ELLA volunteer, send an email with contact information to Volunteer Recruitmentvolunteer.chair@my-ella.com.

The following chart outlines volunteer opportunities as well as a time frame regarding the operational time for the position.

 Website Curator
Responsible for the overall look of the ELLA website, keeping it current by: regularly updating with fresh and current content, graphics and pictures regularly, posting informative content, maintaining a postings calendar and circulating that calendar to the Board, contacting Board Committees to provide content for the website. Ongoing

Select courses for the next year’s session; identify and contact instructors.


General office duties, data entry, provide assistance to members.


In general, set up the mechanics to run the ELLA session: Facilitators and Ambassadors, organize and provide training for online classes, generate name tags, Information kits, assign rooms for individual courses.

Throughout the sessions

Create marketing information regarding ELLA, communicate to members via newsletters, emails, social media, prepare Spring Program Guide and/or online course information.

Throughout the year

Develop and maintain the information and technology systems that support the operations of ELLA.

Year round

Recruit and communicate with volunteers, organize volunteer recognition, maintain volunteer records, liaise with the ELLA Board and committee members.

Year round

Oversee all aspects of ELLA operations, maintain adherence to ELLA policies and procedures, manage financial records.

10 meetings per year, plus committee work

If you are interested in volunteering with ELLA or would like further information, please send your name, your email and phone contact information and your area(s) of interest to:

Volunteer Recruitment: volunteer.chair@my-ella.com

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