Last year 155 people volunteered for Wiawaka and logged in about 3863 hours of time. Wiawaka operates with a staff of 1 full time director, 1 part-time bookkeeper, caretaker and registrar and 12 seasonal staff. We rely on volunteers to help with event planning, facility projects and guest services during the summer.
Please contact Christine Dixon at 518-668-9690 or email@example.com if you're interested in volunteering.
Spring clean up dates: this year a series of one day clean ups are scheduled to get Wiawaka ready for the summer. All work days are from 9am to approximately 4pm. Please RSVP. Wear work clothes, bring brooms, mops, work gloves. Lunch provided.
May 4th: Fuller House
May 6th: Rose & Mayflower Cottages
May 8th: Lake House & House of Trix
May 9th: Miscellaneous
Friday Hostesses: Welcome and orient guests arriving at Wiawaka each Friday. Hostess program begins Friday July 5th to Friday August 23rd. Volunteers work from 2-6pm. If interested but unable to attend the scheduled training, training will be provided individually.
Aug 6, 7 , 13, & 14: Day Assistants needed to help any veterans with mobility issues during retreats for women veterans. Duties will be limited to assisting during meals and chauffeuring to and from workshops with a golf cart.
Oct 12 & 13: Closing Cleanup is the final cleaning and shut down of Wiawaka. Meals provided Saturday and Sunday. Please bring your own linens.
Year round: Currently considering applicants to serve on Wiawaka's Board of Directors. Wiawaka's Board of Directors is a governing Board focusing on strategy and fundraising. Trustees may serve two three year terms. Applicants must submit a letter of interest to Wiawaka's Board President, Peg Mackey, and an application which is reviewed by the full Board. Please submit your letter of interest care of Christine Dixon to firstname.lastname@example.org.