The Mommies Network Introduction

Our Mission is to provide a safe, secure, FREE place for mothers to find support and encouragement from other mothers and to empower them to be better women, parents and community leaders
The Mommies Network is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping moms find support and friendship in their local community. We were founded April, 2002 and currently have 119 communities in 33 states, with over 30,000 active members nationwide.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

TMN Help Wanted!

The Mommies Network is currently a 100% volunteer organization (except our National Sponsorship Manager who receives a stipend). We are pretty much always looking for moms and dads who want to work with us...and we encourage our volunteers to add us to their resumes and reference lists. So if you're looking to keep up or beef up your professional skills think about working with us!

Below are some roles/tasks we'd love to get some help with. Please email directors@themommiesnetwork.org if you're interested in learning more or becoming a volunteer. All of these roles require someone who is self-motivated and can take a task and run with it. We're a pretty informal group and don't have a lot of extra time for training and hand holding but we're definitely available when necessary!

Press Releases - approve and help to write press releases for our Mommies and Dads communities.
Requirements: proficient in and own MS Word and have experience writing and distributing press releases

National Promotions - seek out partnerships that fit our mission, as well as find new ways to promote TMN and our blog both online and at events. May assist our National Sponsorship Manager when needed.
Requirements: Some background in promotions, excellent communication skills and a willingness to network and seek out new contacts.

Graphics - create community fliers, business cards and other standard graphics for our Mommies and Dads communities.
Requirements: proficient in and own Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat.

Grant Writing - find and apply to grants.
Requirements: proficient in and own MS Word and knowledge of grant writing process.

Blog Guest Writers - contribute stories to the TMN blog, relating to your experience as a mother (or father) and your TMN community.
Requirements: excellent written skills


Webmaster - manage and update both themommiesnetwork.org and thedadsnetwork.org
Requirements: proficient in and own Macromedia Dreamweaver (or similar), Adobe Photoshop

Insurance - research insurance options for TMN and provide quotes to the Board of Directors.
Requirements: Excellent communication skills, ability to email and phone insurance companies for quotes.

Legal - assist TMN with daily concerns regarding laws and legalities.
Requirements: background in law

Gear Pages - set up e-commerce pages for communities when they are holding a gear fundraiser.
Requirements: proficient in and own Macromedia Dreamweaver (or similar), Adobe Photoshop

Web Interface Coder - help us create new custom software for TMN and its communities
Requirements: proficient with web standards requirements for multiple browsers; coding primarily in PHP

Server Optimization - help us tune the server to maximize our performance and capabilities
Requirements: understanding of UNIX, preferably Solaris, system administration; experience with AMP stack, zones, and zfs a plus.

Please email directors@themommiesnetwork.org if you're interested in learning more or becoming a volunteer.

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