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Impact100 TC Volunteer Opportunities

Because Impact100 TC is an organization operated wholly by volunteers, the contributions of our members are integral to our continued success. There are many ways for our members to contribute to our process and sustain our impact on the community. If you are interested in contributing your talents and time as part of one of our committees, please review the committee descriptions and time commitments below to find your perfect fit! 

Friends of Impact Committee

Responsibilities of Committee: Create a structure, options, and process to develop ongoing community support that includes member sponsors, operations supporters, and media partners. Create a system to track and acknowledge Friends of Impact. Implement this system. Follow up on introductions made by members to potential individuals or businesses interested in supporting the Impact100 mission. Genuinely and sincerely thank Friends of Impact100 that have supported us.

Skills Needed

System Creation & Friend Follow-up:

  • Detail oriented person that likes to meet others
  • Willing to share the Impact100 mission; cultivate support; and create opportunities for mutual benefit
  • Extrovert or trained introvert who is comfortable approaching others
  • Person comfortable working collaboratively and individually; meeting deadlines; and taking ownership of tasks

Thank Yous:

  • Friendly and supportive self starter that wants to help acknowledge the kindness of others
  • Truly enjoys writing thank yous, making phone calls to express appreciation, and has a way with words that makes people feel loved

Meeting Dates:

Typically monthly, over a lunch period, via Zoom on a mutually agreed upon time & date. Flexibility and opportunity to work with a team or on your own. You can participate regularly or around specific tasks. Follow up with interested Friends of Impact on a case by case basis.

Additional Committee Information:
This is a new committee. We will be creating processes and systems that will serve us into future years. You should join, it’ll be fun!

Marketing & Communications Committee

This is a fun, dynamic committee focused on keeping past, current and prospective future members and supporters informed and engaged to continue to grow our Impact.

Responsibilities of Committee:

  • Monthly virtual meeting on Zoom
  • Coordination of efforts with committee members
  • Use of your skillset to support mission
  • Communication and promotion to past, current and future members.
  • Attendance at recruitment events may be needed for photographers

Various Skills Needed (we welcome help in any of these areas): 

  • Photography and/or Photo Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Writing and Proofreading (Stories, Press Releases)
  • Social Media
  • Facebook Posts, Facebook Live, Facebook Event Creation
  • HootSuite
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Website Updates
  • eCommunication via MailChimp Software Platform
  • Strategic Marketing Ideas welcome as well
  • Database
  • Data manipulation
  • Programming skills
  • Member management software knowledge (Membership Works or other)

Meeting Dates:

Currently the first Tuesday of most months from 12:30-1:30 (held virtually) via Zoom. But these dates can be changed to accommodate schedule changes or conflicts.

2021 – April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, August 31, October 5, November 2

Member Engagement Committee (including event assistance)

Responsibilities of Committee: We know that participating enriches the Impact 100 TC experience and we would love to share the possibilities – no pressure, guilt free!

Recruiting: Our job is to lead in membership recruitment, support recruiting events, and work together with the MEC team to recruit, retain, and connect with our impact members

Retaining: Our job is to ensure our members are having a meaningful experience and share involvement opportunities.  We also want to grow our Evergreen membership – our sustainable foundation – those who will renew automatically at 110% until they decide otherwise.

Events: Our job is to create meaningful events to recruit, retain and engage our members through iConnect events. We also plan and manage our ‘big three’ events: The Big Reveal, Meet the Finalists and our Annual Meeting

Skills Needed:

  • Desire to increase our impact, sustain and grow our membership
  • Willingness to reach out to new members OR willingness to work behind the scenes to support those who do reach out
  • Attend events and participate in Impact activities – Zoom, or in person
  • Handle Facebook welcome posts and posts engaging our members (1 member)
  • Assist with Event planning and execution

Meeting Dates:

  • Vary, some in person, some by Zoom
  • Lots of flexibility and opportunity to work with a team or on your own
  • You can participate regularly or around specific tasks and events
  • Continuous Sign up – we need help throughout the year for various activities

Interested in becoming an Evergreen member? Email members@impacttc.org for more information.

GRANT REVIEW COMMITTEES

(deadline of May 1 to register for these committees)
Arts & Culture Grant Review Committee

Committee Chair & Contact

Mary Bevans Gillett

mgillett03@gmail.com

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. Unless recused from a particular application, focus committee members are expected to fully complete the review of each application assigned to the committee. In order to ensure fair and full consideration of all applicants, committee members who fail to complete the application reviews will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent committee discussions, site visits, or committee finalist(s) selection. 

Responsibilities of Committee:  

The Arts & Culture Committee will consider all Impact 100 grant applications within the Arts & Culture focus area and recommend a finalist. Specific responsibilities for each committee member and timeline include:

  • Attend grant training 5/18, 4:30-6pm; 
  • Each committee member will individually review and score applications based on Impact criteria; 
  • Meet as a committee in June to discuss applications and achieve consensus on which are recommended for site and CIRC review;
  • Participate on a site visit and report recommendations to full committee
  • Meet as a committee to discuss site visits and select a finalist

Meeting Dates/Times*:

  • Arts & Culture Committee Meet & Greet, Thursday, 5/16, 4:30-6pm*
  • Arts & Culture Review/Recommendations, Monday, 6/27, 4:30pm (subject to change based on committee availability, to take place 6/27-6/30, alternate week of 6/13-16.)
  • Arts & Culture SIte Visits, dates to be determined, will take place 8/4-18
  • Finalist Selection Meeting, 8/18, 4:30-6pm *
  • *Meeting times may be modified to accommodate committee member schedules and number of grant applications under consideration. Committee may meet via Zoom as needed. Final dates and formats to be confirmed with committee in May.

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training is on Tuesday, May 18 from 4:30 to 6:00pm via zoom. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.

Grant review will take place between May 31 and June 30; the committee will conduct site visits at dates to be determined August 4-18 and have a final meeting to select their finalist by August 22. Total time investment can be anywhere from 25 to 40 hours total, spread out from May through August. Significant communication takes place via email.

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Education Grant Review Committee

Committee Chair & Contact

Amy Fitch

ajfitch13@gmail.com

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. Unless recused from a particular application, focus committee members are expected to fully complete the review of each application assigned to the committee. In order to ensure fair and full consideration of all applicants, committee members who fail to complete the application reviews will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent committee discussions, site visits, or committee finalist(s) selection. 

Responsibilities of Committee:  Attend grant review training, review non-profit grants submitted to the Education focus area, attend committee meetings to discuss, and attend a site visit or visits. Committee selects one non-profit to move forward as the chosen finalist for the Education focus area.

Skills Needed: Ability to collaborate with others in a respectful way, professionally navigating differences in opinion; Attention to Detail; Passion for education and educational initiatives; Ability to be objective and impartial, with a clear head and not just pure heart

Meeting Dates/Times: (Subject to Change)

Friday, 05/13/22  4:30 pm  Meet and Greet at Rove Estate Vineyard and Winery

Wednesday, 05/18/22  Grant Review Training via Zoom

Wednesday, 6/01/22  4:30 pm  at Rove Estate Vineyard and Winery

Friday, 06/29/22  4:00 pm location TBD

TBD: Site visits between Aug 4th and August 16th

TBD: August meeting to select our Finalist August 18th location TBD

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training is on Wednesday, May 18 from 4:30 to 6:00pm via zoom. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.

Grant review will take place between May 31st and June 30th; the committee will conduct site visits between August 4th and August 16th and have a final meeting to select their finalist by August 22nd. Total time investment can be anywhere from 25 to 40 hours total, spread out from May through August. Significant communication takes place via email.

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Environment, Recreation & Preservation Grant Review Committee

Committee Chair & Contact

Kelley Peterson

kepeterson@chartermi.net 

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. Unless recused from a particular application, focus committee members are expected to fully complete the review of each application assigned to the committee. In order to ensure fair and full consideration of all applicants, committee members who fail to complete the application reviews will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent committee discussions, site visits, or committee finalist(s) selection. 

Responsibilities of Committee:  

Attend grant review training and meetings, review non-profit grants submitted to the Environmental grant committee. Attend site visits. Committee selects one non-profit to move forward as the finalist in the Environmental Focus area.

Skills Needed:

Ability to collaborate with others in a respectful way, professionally navigating differences in opinion

Attention to detail

Passion for environmental recreation preservation organizations and initiatives

Ability to be objective and impartial, with a clear head and not just a pure heart

Meeting Dates/Times:

Wednesday May 11th 5:30 Meet and Greet Firefly

Tuesday May 18th Grant Review Training

Wednesday June 29th 5:30 Selection candidates to move to CIRC review. Location to be determined.

Wednesday August 17th 5:30 Finalist selection. Location to be determined.

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training is on Wednesday, May 18 details to follow. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.

Grant review will take place between May 31th and June 28th; the committee will conduct site visits between August 1st and August 16th and have a final meeting to select their finalist by August 17th. Total time investment can be anywhere from 25 to 40 hours total, spread out from May through August. Significant communication takes place via email.

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Family Grant Review Committee

Committee Chair & Contact

Autumn Chalker Soltysiak

autumn.soltysiak@gmail.com

 

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. Unless recused from a particular application, focus committee members are expected to fully complete the review of each application assigned to the committee. In order to ensure fair and full consideration of all applicants, committee members who fail to complete the application reviews will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent committee discussions, site visits, or committee finalist(s) selection. 

 

Responsibilities of Committee:  

Attend grant review training and meetings, review and score non-profit grants submitted to the Family grant committee. Attend site visits. Committee selects one non-profit to move forward as the finalist in the Family Focus area.

 

Skills Needed:

Passion for family initiatives.  Ability to collaborate with others in a respectful way, professionally navigating differences in opinion.  Grant review training provided. 

 

Meeting Dates/Times:

Wednesday  May 18th Grant Review Training

Wednesday May 25th 5:30-6:30pm  Meet and Greet.  

Discuss process and timeline.  Location TBD

 

Wednesday June 15th 5:30-7:30pm  Grant Review.  

Selection of site visit candidates.  Location TBD

 

Site Visits for Family Focus Committee  Thursday 8/4- Friday 8/19 TBD

 

Wednesday August 17th 5:30 – 6:30 pm Finalist selection. 

Review site visits and select finalist Location TBD 

 

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training is on Wednesday 5/18 from 4:30 to 6:00pm via zoom. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.

Grant review will take place between Tuesday 5/31 to Monday 6/27; the committee will conduct site visits between Thursday 8/4 – Friday 8/19 and have a final meeting to select their finalist on Wednesday 8/17. Total time investment can be anywhere from 25 to 40 hours total, spread out from May through August. Significant communication takes place via email.

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Health and Wellness Grant Review Committee

Committee Chair & Contact

Jenny Groseclose

jgroseclose@mhc.net

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. Unless recused from a particular application, focus committee members are expected to fully complete the review of each application assigned to the committee. In order to ensure fair and full consideration of all applicants, committee members who fail to complete the application reviews will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent committee discussions, site visits, or committee finalist(s) selection. 

Responsibilities of H&W Committee:  

Attend grant review training and meetings, review non-profit grants submitted to the Health & Wellness grant area. Attend site visits. Committee selects one non-profit to move forward as the chosen finalist in the education focus area.

Meeting Dates/Times:   

Monday 5/23 * 5:30 – 6:30 pm  – Meeting #1 – Meet and greet.  Discuss process and timeline   

Monday 6/27 * 5:30 – 6:30pm – Meeting #2 – Review grants and pick site visits candidates 

Thursday 8/4 – Friday 8/19/22 – Health & Wellness Site Visits                                                

Monday 8/22 * 5:30 – 6:30pm – Meeting #3 – Review site visits and pick finalist 

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training is on Wednesday 5/18 from 4:30 to 6:00pm via zoom. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.

Grant review will take place between Tuesday 5/31 to Monday 6/27; the committee will conduct site visits between Thursday 8/4 – Friday 8/19 and have a final meeting to select their finalist on Monday 8/22. Total time investment can be anywhere from 25 to 40 hours total, spread out from June through August. Significant communication takes place via email.

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Community Investment Review Committee (CIRC)

(deadline of May 1 to register)
CIRC Committee

Co-Chairs & Contacts

Tammy Stoerkel & Lori VanAntwerp 

Tammy.stoerkel@intentionaladvice.com & lori.m.vanantwerp@huntington.com

General Requirements for Grant Review Committee Members:

Complete COI/COL Acknowledgement and comply with the policy terms. 

Responsibilities of Committee:  The role of CIRC is to provide a reasonable degree of assurance that the non-profits selected for site visits have the infrastructure and skills to be competent stewards of our members’ funds.  The role of CIRC is not to evaluate the merit of the grant initiative but to provide insight into the financial position of the organization.

 

Skills Needed: A background in finance or accounting is not necessary in order to be a valuable member of CIRC.  An initial training session will be held prior to applications being sent to CIRC for review and a standard form will help guide members through each application.  

 

CIRC Meeting Dates: 

June 23 – CIRC Meet & Greet & Training from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at 5900 Cole Dr.  A zoom option is available.  Attendance by CIRC members is encouraged but not required.

July 1- August 3 – CIRC will conduct financial review of grant applications.

July 12, 21 – CIRC Zoom meeting at 12:00 pm to help with questions as you are working through your applications. Attendance is not mandatory.

 

Additional Committee Information:

Grant Review Training (Including all Focus Groups) Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 4:30-6:00pm via zoom. All committee members should register in advance for this training by visiting impacttc.org/events.  This training is helpful if you are a new committee member but  isn’t mandatory.

Each (CIRC) application review will take approximately 2-5 hours per application (completed on your own time); Total time investment can be anywhere from 5 to 7 hours, spread out from mid-June thru July. The majority of communication takes place via email.

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Committee Sign Up
Please choose from the volunteer committees below:
To sign up for a grant review committee or the community investment review committee (CIRC), please click the + next to the corresponding committee name, read through the description and use the link below the description to sign up.