Activities & Volunteer Opportunities

SOSA-WA is run entirely by volunteers who donate their time and talents. If you would like to volunteer as chairperson or serve on a committee please contact us at sosa.washingtonstate@gmail.com

Silver and Gold Auction

If you are interested in Chairing or serving on the Silver and Gold Auction Committee please contact us at sosa.washingtonstate@gmail.com.

Social Groups

Social groups expand SOSA fun beyond our weekday morning metings! If you have any suggestions on groups you would like to see, please contact us at sosa.washingtonstate@gmail.com.

Dinner Club

Book Club

Children’s Playgroup

Game Night

Run/Walk club

Leaders are needed to:

  • Send event notifications to interested members
  • Find event locations and coordinate gatherings

Social Media Administrator/Historian

  • Manage SOSA-WA Social Media page (Facebook )
  • Act as or appoint a SOSA-WA photographer for all SOSA-WA functions
  • Post upcoming SOSA-WA events and meetings on the Facebook page
  • Update Facebook page monthly with pictures of SOSA-WA events, information on Navy history, Submarines or other historical topics
  • Become familiar with the history of SOSA-WA

Hospitality

  • Greet to all meeting attendees at the door during general meeting
  • Organize volunteers to provide snacks for general meetings

SOSA in Action

  • Committee chair looks for needs around our community (food drives, toy drives, clothes drives, etc)
  • organizes SOSA members to help

Membership

  • Be a liaison for commands to provide membership information to new arrivals
  • Provide membership information/flyers at all SOSA-WA meetings and functions
  • Collect membership fees and turn over to the SOSA-WA Treasurer
  • Prepare membership roster for distribution at every other monthly meeting starting in October
  • Provide name tags for monthly meetings
  • Notify appropriate committee chairpersons of a new member’s interest in their committee as indicated on the new member’s application
  • Seek Command Representatives for each command

Newsletter/Publicity

  • Publish a SOSA-WA newsletter from September to June, to be e-mailed to all members, including one complimentary copy to visitors and guests

Webmaster

  • Must have a good working knowledge of WordPress CMS software.
  • Ensure the website fee is paid yearly (in April)
  • Update website in a timely manner to include submissions from the Executive Board Members and Committee Chairpersons.

Childcare Coordinator

  • Secure a childcare provided for each General Membership meeting

    • Each childcare provider shall watch no more than 5 children
  • Collect money from each parent and disseminate to childcare providers
  • Maintain a list of childcare providers
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