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Nov. 4: VOTE!

Nov. 15: John Muir: Univeristy of the Wilderness-Cedarburg Cultural Center Tickets on sale now

Nov. 18: Cruisin' to Cento

Dec. 14: Winter Bonfire at Picnic Point

 

 

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Volunteer for the Sierra Club in Wisconsin

Local and statewide Sierra Club offices have volunteer opportunities available immediately for those of you who want to make a difference on environmental issues. Click here to sign up to volunteer!


Our current volunteer needs include:

Tabling VolunteersTabling Volunteers: We are looking for people with an interest inenvironmental issues to staff our Sierra Club table at events throughout Wisconsin.

Office Work: We are looking for volunteers to help with the quarterly Muir View, filing, database work, etc.

Volunteering with our supporting agency, Community Shares of WI (CSW):  Each year we provide volunteers to help with mailings associated with CSW’s fall workplace giving campaign.  Other opportunities are also available.

Volunteering on one of our committees: Various volunteer committees, conservation and organizational, are looking for help.

Conservation Committees:

In order to continue to fight for clean air and clean water, the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter has 4 conservation committees.  The committees assist our conservation work by helping create and implement campaign plans, organize events, and outreach to other members and volunteers. 

These include:

  1. Water Sentinels: protects clean water by helping to pass legislation, fight Concentrated Animal Feed Operations (CAFOs), monitor water, and protect the Great Lakes. Click here for the committee description and apply today online or by e-mailing this completed application

  2. Beyond Coal to Clean Energy: Working to move Wisconsin beyond dirty coal to cleaner energy solutions, by fighting individual coal plants, promoting reduced consumption and the transition to renewable energy including solar, wind, and offshore wind. Click here for the committee description and apply today online or by e-mailing this completed application.

  3. Beyond Oil through Clean Transportation: Leading the charge to reduce oil consumption by reducing demand (through mass transit and bicycling) and stopping out-of-control highway spending. Click here for the committee description and apply today online or by e-mailing this completed application.

  4. Mining Safeguards: Works to protect the Penokee Hills from the largest taconite mine in the world and create safeguards for sand mining. Click here for the committee description and apply today online or by e-mailing this completed application.

  5. Pipeline Protection: This NEW committee will work to protect Lake Superior from Enbridge’s dangerous proposal to build oil pipelines through Wisconsin and under the Great Lakes. Click here for the committee description and apply today online or by e-mailing this completed application.

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Other committees are looking for volunteers:

    Political Committee: The Political Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with questionnaires, legislative score cards, phone banking, etc.

    Executive Committee: serving on our Executive Committee (prior Sierra Club volunteer experience recommended)

    Fundraising Committee: Assisting with event planning, helping with fundraising appeals, etc.

    Membership Committee: Works to plan and implement campaigns to increase and maintain our strong membership base.

    Youth Caucus: Group of 18-30 year olds that work to increase the number of young members in the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter.

    Legislative Committee: reviews bills at the legislature and makes recommendations to the Executive Committee about positions, creates and reads public testimony, and action alerts about legislation

 

If you are interested in any of these committees, contact john.muir.chapter@sierraclub.org

Click here to find out about internship positions

If you are interested in volunteering, or have other special talents to offer, please fill out the online volunteer form here or call us at (608) 256-0565.