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Volunteers are what make MILE an outstanding organization. You are invited to volunteer. Everyone has abilities that can be used as you do your part.

To volunteer or for additional information contact Nancy Jordan.  Nancy can be reached at 860-667-2035; e-mail najor@msn.com

  • Clerical:  Volunteers fold, staple, attach labels to mailings; help with duplicating; type; prepare materials for classes, etc.
  • Computer knowledge: Maintain website; email contact; prepare publications.
  • Curriculum Committee:  This is the “nuts and bolts” of MILE.  The committee meets monthly throughout the year and is responsible for arranging all of the three semesters of MILE presenters.  Members of this committee suggest, research, coordinate, and book the mny offerings of MILE.  Coordination with MxCC includes room assignments and setups, mailings, etc.
  • Hospitality Committee:  Volunteers are in charge of refreshments for MILE orientation meetings and for organizing the annual meeting luncheon.  This includes obtaining supplies, setup and cleanup.
  • THE MILE VIEW Committee  produces our newsletter. Individual responsibilities include writing, editing, proofreading, taking photographs and meeting deadlines. A newspaper background is helpful.
  • Membership:  This committee handles MILE registrations at Orientation Meetings and coordinates brochure mailings.
  • Monitors:  Monitors are responsible for the room setup including attendance sheet, water, break time, etc.  They should arrive 15 minutes early for setup, and should also clean up after class.
  • Posters & Brochures:  Our posters and brochures need to be distributed and displayed.  We hope we can get a member from each town to cover his / her town.
  • Publicity:  These volunteers publicize MILE events via various media.
  • Telephone:  These volunteers phone members when necessary for class schedule changes.
  • Trips:  Volunteers research and recommend educational and / or entertaining trips for MILE.  There are many details to each trip, such as bus, food, tickets, etc.
  • Teach/Facilitate: Interesting classes are the heart of MILE at MxCC! 
  • Writers:  We need people who will write press releases, newsletter articles, etc.

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.  ~Chinese Proverb