Volunteer Opportunities

 

The Main Street Advisory Board in Georgetown is the driving force behind preservation and improvements to the downtown area. Volunteers are always needed and welcome and can serve in several ways:

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Volunteer as a member of one of four Main Street Project Teams (Breakfast Bites Project Team, Swirl Project Team, Shop Small Project Team – minimum one year commitment). Team member tasks:

  • Work one (1) to three (3) hours per month, as needed on annual projects
  • Attend all training sessions
  • Read selected orientation materials
  • Learn the Main Street Four-Point Approach
  • Recruit/orient new members
  • Prepare in advance for meetings
  • Cooperatively help draft an annual board action plan
  • Take responsibility for team projects, and
  • Always represent the program positively to the public

Some volunteers also seek appointment by the City Council to the Main Street Advisory Board (minimum 2 year commitment).  Board member obligations:

  • Work two (2) to six (6) hours per month on one (1) Main Street Project Team to help accomplish annual board action plan projects
  • Cooperatively draft an annual action plan
  • Take responsibility for action plan goals and projects
  • Prepare in advance for monthly board meetings
  • Attend all training sessions
  • Serve as a Block Captain for Business Retention Visits
  • Read selected board training/orientation materials
  • Learn the Main Street Four-Point Approach
  • Recruit/orient new board members, and
  • Always represent the program positively to the public

Volunteers can also help with annual fundraisers, special events downtown, and office and administrative assistance.

 

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