Council Officer Resources
As a council officer, you play a critical role in both growing your state’s reach and impact and shepherding and supporting your local chapters to help them succeed. The resources below, designed by staff and fellow volunteers, come from best practices, lessons learned from fellow council leaders and more. The goal is to help you with everything from the basics of council leadership to the nuances of effective advocacy.
As in all things TU related, there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel if others have already found success and we can learn from the ideas and innovations of each other. The following resource pages are designed around the most common requests we receive. If you have additional questions or need help with a specific issue or activity, don’t hesitate to contact your Volunteer Operations Staff.
Position Descriptions & Key Tasks by Role
Depending on the role you have taken on in your council, their are various responsibilities you are asked to tackle. The following position descriptions and resources by role are designed to help you accomplish your important tasks.
- Council Chair
- Council Vice Chair
- Council Treasurer
- Council Secretary
- Council Financial Reviewer
- Council Service Partnership Chair
- Council Diversity & Inclusion Chair
- Council Youth Engagement Chair
The basics of council leadership, the expectations and requirements of the council and the roles of various council officers are described in this section.
A council is only as strong as the combined effort of its local chapters and state volunteers. Tools and tips to help grow and support your chapters are covered in this section.