Takayama Logo Welcome to the Denver Takayama Sister City Committee
volunteering page

 

 

 

 

Here you will find opportunities:
   * you can see what you've signed up for
   * you can sign up for new opportunities
   * you can see who has already signed up

(Items flagged with a red asterisk (*) are reserved for members of the committee. To become a member of the committee, visit
      https://www.denversistercities.org/get-involved/become-a-member/ )

 

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Commitee Officers

 Provide support for the committee 

Below we list the current officers. You can always indicate your interest in serving in a position.

Indicate interest in being chair
Indicate interest in being a vice-chair
Indicate interest in being secretary
Indicate interest in being treasurer

 

Single events - organize / lead an event

Note: if you just want to sign up to attend an event, do that from the committee home page. This page is intended for people who will be working these events. Below we list the current events and who is signed up to work them.

 

 6th Annual Japanese kite festival, September 14-15, 2019 
  • Organizer - Japan America Society of Colorado
  • Pick up kite master at DIA - no volunteer yet
  • Dinner with kite master - no volunteers yet
  • Volunteer helper at Sept. 14 workshop - Gail Jackson
  • Volunteer helper at Sept. 15 fly day - no volunteers yet

Indicate willingness to help at the kite making workshops (need 5 in the morning, 5 in the afternoon)
Indicate willingness to organize dinner with the kite master
Indicate interest in attending dinner with the kite master

 

 2nd Annual Japanese culture day (bunka no hi), November 2, 2019 

Indicate willingness to help organize
Indicate willingness to help set up
Indicate willing to do general help in the morning
Indicate willing to do general help in the afternoon

Indicate interest in performing / demonstrating / lecturing
Specify skill / area of expertise:  

 

Trip related events / activities

Every trip involves a lot of work, and we try and share this work with many people.
Note that trip assignments are only open to official DSCI / DTSCC members.

 Trip subcommittee 

Indicate interest in being on trip sub-committee

 

 2019 Fall: Japan in Depth trip 

Indicate interest in being trip co-ordinator
Indicate interest in being trip leader

 

 2020 High School Student Trip to Japan, June 
  • Committee lead* - Interested: Gail Jackson
    Tasks: plan itinerary; work with travel agency; oversee all phases
  • Trip leader* - no volunteer assigned yet
  • Trip leader* - Interested: Gail Jackson
    Tasks for both leaders: lead students to and from Japan and within Japan; handle emergencies and problems
  • Run student orientations: - Gail Jackson
    Tasks: ensure students are prepared and that all paperwork and monies are in in a timely fashion
  • Manage trip site: no volunteer assigned yet
    Task: keep trip site up to date as events change
  • Organize Welcome back party, ??: - no volunteer yet

Indicate interest in being committee lead
Indicate interest in being a trip leader
Indicate interest in leading student orientation
Indicate interest in managing the trip site
Indicate interest in organizing the welcome back party

 

 2020 Visiting Delegation from Takayama for 60th Anniversary Party 
  • Visit leader* - no volunteer yet
    Tasks: Arrange local itinerary
  • Visit co-planner(s) - no volunteer yet
    Tasks: Help plan visit and make arrangements
  • Celebration organizer - Gail Jackson
    Tasks: Arrange celebration party
  • Visit co-organizer(s) - no volunteer yet
    Tasks: Help organize the celebration event

Indicate interest in being a visit leader
Indicate interest in being a visit co-planner
Indicate interest in being the celebration organizer
Indicate interest in being a celebration co-organizer

 

 2020 Fall, Visit to Takayama to celebrate 60th Anniversary 
  • Co-ordinator / planner* - no volunteer assigned yet
  • Tasks: Choose dates and itinerary; plan trip; promote trip
  • Trip leader* - no volunteer assigned yet
  • Trip leader* - to be determined
    Tasks: Trip prep, lead group while in Japan

Indicate interest in being trip co-ordinator
Indicate interest in being trip leader

 

Year 'round support

 Year round tasks and activities 

Host monthly meetings in home

Indicate willing to host a monthly meeting

 

International ski pass project

Indicate interest in heading project
Indicate interest in supporting the project

 

Long term high school student exchange

Indicate interest in heading project
Indicate interest in working on the project

 

City-in-a-suitcase program (artifacts in a suitcase form the basis for presentations to schools and other organizations)

Indicate interest in organizing suitcase
Indicate interest in making presentations

 

Social media manager (establish / maintain committee presence on facebook, twitter, linked-in, etc.)

Indicate interest in maintaining social media.
     Indicate which media you will help with:

 

Promotional materials developer (create fliers, posters, bookmarks, etc.)

Indicate interest in creating promotional materials

 

Maintain Takayama display case in City and County Building (annual clean, occasionally redo contents)

Indicate interest in managing the display case
Indicate interest in helping with the display case

 

Committee historian - gather records of past activities, build and maintain our story line and corporate memory

  • Lead: - no volunteer yet
  • Help with: - no volunteer yet

Indicate interest in managing our historical records
Indicate interest in helping with managing the records

 

Youth programs (connect with national Sister Cities Young Artists and Authors Showcase and High School Homestay Exchange programs, look for local connection possibilities)

  • Youth program leader - no volunteer yet

Indicate interest in leading youth program
Indicate interest in working on the youth program

 

Impact recorder (keep track of economic impact and hours worked doing committee activities)

  • Impact recorder - no volunteer yet

Indicate interest in keeping track of econmic impact of committee

 

Caller - contact members who do not have email

Indicate interest in calling members with no email

 

Trip alumni coordinator (keep in touch with past travelers)

Indicate interest in maintaining contact with trip alumni

 

 

Thinking outside the box

 Ideas / events / activities not shown 

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