How do we support members, and how do we recruit like-minded, service-oriented women?
Check out this section for our membership initiatives, social events, and the reasons that GFWC is the largest service organization for women in the world.
For more information, use the form or feel free to contact, Julie Erickson, Membership Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 815-900-7757.
Top Ten Reasons to Join
10. Meet fun new friends.
9. Learn about what's going on in your community.
8. Find some projects to work on. Lead some projects.
7. Mentor younger women.
6. Provide service in an area you care about.
5. Meet like-minded women across the country.
4. Socialize with other women.
3. Try new things in a safe environment.
2. Make a difference!
1. Meet new friends!
What is All For Good?
All For Good is like the Craig's List for matching volunteers and projects or organizations. It allows volunteers to filter by zip code and by type of program. It was developed as a Google project after being inspired by then President Obama. It was later acquired by Points of Light.
What is Points of Light?
This is the largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. Their focus is to mobilize people into action to help solve community issues. They see themselves as inspiring, impacting, equipping and creating solutions involving volunteer action.
What Else Can I Do?
When then President JFK in the early 1960's made the statement, "My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." It created a call of service, culminating in the development of the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps/Senior corps. Learn about your opportunity to serve through federal programs.