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Here you will find opportunities:
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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.

 

 City of Takayama Park clean up, May 20, 2018 

Indicate willingness to organize the Takayama Park clean up
Indicate interest in helping with the Takayama Park clean up

 

 Sakura Square Cherry Blossom Festival, June 23 and 24, 2018 
  • Organize - Susan Weller
    Organize - Paul Noguera
    Tasks: organize items to display, sell, or give away; schedule booth workers; make sure setup is done each morning; arrange for take down at end of each day
  • Organize: could use one more person
  • Help with booth: Tobbs Vue - date and time not specified yet
  • Help with booth: Robin Post - Sat. June 23, noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Help with booth: Colleen Thumm - Sat. June 23, noon - 2:00 p.m.
  • Help with booth: Paul Noguera - date and time not specified
  • Help with booth: Marie Verrett - date and time not specified
  • Help with booth: B. Eve Eberhard - date and time not specified
  • Help with booth: (room for more volunteers)

Indicate willingness to organize the Cherry Blossom festival
Indicate interest in working our booth at the Cherry Blossom festival

 

 Tanabata celebration, August 19, 2018 
  • Host - Kent and Rolayne Sellers
  • Organize - Steve
    Tasks: organize refreshments, tanabata wish papers and pens, supplies
  • Provide program -
  • Traditional food - Hiromi Mochizuki - somen
  • Additional food - Charlene Thai - mango mousse
  • Additional food - Robin Post - fruit plate
  • Help with - Robin Post - set up
  • Help with: Marie Verrett - photograph event
  • Help with:
    Tasks: help with set up, bring refreshments, supplies, etc.

Indicate willingness to organize the Tanabata event
Indicate interest in providing the program for the Tanabata event
Indicate interest in helping with the Tanabata event

 

 DSCI 2018 World Wide Festival 

Indicate interest in scheduling table workers
Indicate interest in working the table
Indicate interest in giving Japanese language lesson
Indicate interest in demonstrating a craft or game

 

 5th Annual Japanese kite festival, Fall, 2018 
  • 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 workshop - no volunteers yet
  • Pictures at Oct. 1 workshop - no volunteer yet
  • Pictures at Oct. 2 fly day - no volunteer 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
Indicate interest in taking pictures at the workshop
Indicate interest in taking pictures at the fly day

 

 

 

Trip related events / activities

Every trip involves a lot of work, and we try and share this work with many people

 

 2018 June Japan trip 

 

 2018 Fall Japan trip 

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

 

 2018 High School Student Trip to Japan, June 5-19 
  • Committee lead - Wendy and Kevin
    Tasks: plan itinerary; work with travel agency; oversee all phases
  • Trip leader - Wendy Barile
  • Trip leader - Kevin Lance
    Tasks for both leaders: lead students to and from Japan and within Japan; handle emergencies and problems

 

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

 

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)

Indicate interest in keeping track of econmic impact of committee

 

Caller - contact members who do not have email

  • Caller - Rose Tanaka

Indicate interest in calling members with no email

 

Trip alumni coordinator (keep in touch with past travelers)

  • Trip alumni coordinator - no volunteer yet

Indicate interest in maintaining contact with trip alumni

 

 

Thinking outside the box

 Ideas / events / activities not shown 

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