Volunteers make everything we do possible. You can volunteer with the League whether or not you choose to join the League as a dues-paying member. We are always seeking people who care about the rights of others and making democracy work for all. As a volunteer, you can gain experience in collaboration, hone your skills or learn new ones, learn about advocacy and voter education activities, get a behind-the-scenes view of League operations and decision making, and meet people of all backgrounds.
There are many different ways to get involved and make a difference, including options that fit every schedule!
Organize a voter registration drive at your workplace, school, neighborhood or place of worship. We provide training, materials and additional volunteers! Email Barbara at email@example.com.
Help out with LWV archives – great for history buffs! Email Cathy Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do a shift answering the League’s hotline – get trained to field questions about registration and voting. Additional volunteer opportunities in the office may including helping with mailings and administrative duties. Must be available during office hours (10am-3pm M-Th) and must be able to commit weekly. Shifts are generally 3 hours long. Send an email to email@example.com if interested.
The League receives many requests to set up and staff voter registration tables at various organizations and locations throughout the five boroughs. Let's work to improve New York State's ranking as 46th in the nation for voter turnout. Voter registration is vital even in years when there’s no presidential election: every year people become eligible to vote by turning 18, moving to New York or becoming citizens, and there are important upcoming NYC and state elections. If you would like to volunteer to staff a voter registration drive or volunteer as a League speaker at educational events, sign up below. Only League members will be contacted for speaking engagment opporutnities. All members and non-members can volunteer at voter registration events.