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Housing Colorado wants to be the absolute best at what we do, but we can’t do it without you — our members. Each year, thousands of volunteer hours shape our core services, from the legislative and conference planning committees to robust educational programs. One of the best and most rewarding ways to maximize your membership is by joining a volunteer committee. Review the Housing Colorado's Volunteer Handbook.

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Education Committee
This committee is responsible for the implementation of our monthly educational and networking opportunities. The committee meets quarterly to review proposals for educational events and finalize program content and speakers.  

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for an opportunity to shape Housing Colorado’s educational programs on a year-round basis 
  • Enjoy seeking out hot topics in the affordable housing industry and getting people talking about them
  • Are good at building strong connections with a wide range of organizations

Membership Committee
The purpose of the Membership Committee is to provide input, guidance and action to increase and retain organizational members of Housing Colorado. This committee meets once a month from July- March.

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for a chance to be outgoing and reach out to existing or potential members
  • Enjoy connecting with other people and starting conversations
  • Are good at time management, mail mergers, articulating the value of a membership association, and being an active Housing Colorado supporter

Conference Planning Committee
The purpose of the Conference Planning Committee is to help plan and implement the Colorado Housing NOW! Conference. The annual conference attracts more than 600 attendees each year. Each volunteer is asked to join a subcommittee. Below are the subcommittee options.

Publications Committee: This committee is responsible for the development and production of the conference registration mailer, attendee directory, final onsite conference program and other printed collateral. 

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for an chance to get creative with the conference theme to help develop graphics and collateral for the conference 
  • Enjoy brainstorming, design, proofreading and producing materials that help conference attendees learn about the event
  • Are good at being creative and an eye for detail

Awards Committee: This committee interviews, reviews and makes Eagle Award recommendations to the Housing Colorado Board of Directors. 

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for a way to get more familiar with  projects, programs and people in the affordable industry
  • Enjoy putting on an editor hat and writing up a story for an Eagle Award nominee
  • Are good at listening to an award nominee and uncovering key facts to help identify leaders in the affordable housing industry

Workshop Committee: This committee works to ensure a broad audience has the opportunity to submit a proposal for conference workshops. Once proposals are submitted, the committee reviews proposals and makes final workshop selections.

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for opportunities to address new and changing trends in the industry
  • Enjoy reading through workshop submissions and uncovering the possibilities
  • Are good at making choices for the good of conference attendees overall
     

Special Events Committee: This committee plans all the general sessions at the annual conference, such as the opening and closing session, lunches and plenary sessions. The committee reviews keynote speaker options and makes final selections of speakers and/or panelists.

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for a chance to identify top notch speakers
  • Enjoy looking through videos and finding speakers that fit the conference audience
  • Are good at making final selections and assisting with reaching out to big names

Fun Committee: This committee helps plans the social events at the annual conference.

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for an opportunity to bring some entertainment to the conference
    Enjoy contributing your ideas and time at the conference for off-site events
    Are good at making all attendees feel welcomed 
     

Editorial Committee
The purpose of the Housing Colorado Editorial and Communications Committee is to contribute content for Housing Colorado communications include the eNews and Housing Colorado website. This committee meets quarterly throughout the year.

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for opportunities to build and strengthen your skills in marketing, communications, and research
  • Enjoy analyzing numbers and data, writing, and conducting research to identify helpful resources online
  • Are good at identifying topics and resources that are relevant and timely for the affordable housing community
     

Sponsorship Committee
The purpose of this committee is to ensure that Housing Colorado has a broad range of organizational sponsors that represent industries and services that are of value to members. 

This is a great fit if you:

  • Are looking for opportunities to be outgoing and make connections between companies and individuals to help them reach their goals
  • Enjoy connecting with other people and starting conversations
  • Are good at identifying potential sponsors for year-round events that members are eager to connect with, including the NOW! Conference
     
     
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1/20/2017
Advocacy Skills Boot Camp Webinar

2/2/2017
Housing Colorado Legislative Luncheon