Volunteer for your community
VOLUNTEER HOUR GUIDELINES
1. ONLY count hours pertaining to non-paid political activities. Hours as Election Judge, Clerk, and Poll-Watcher count ONLY if pay is turned over to a county Party, your local Federated Republican Women’s Unit, a candidate or the TFRW PAC.
2.Include work done at home, such as mailings; preparing campaign posters or signs; telephoning-solicited by a candidate/campaign; baking for a campaign, but not for club meetings.
3. Count hours spent working at a special event or organizing the event. BUT NOT if you attend as a guest or if you are compensated for the event.
4. Count hours spent in session at Federation Board of Directors meeting and Federation Conventions also time spent in preparation of convention if on committee. You may include travel time.
5. Count hours spent in session at precinct, county/district or state party conventions. You may include travel time. NOTE: Please remember to attend your precinct convention.
6. You may count hours spent as members of county or state party committees – ONLY during scheduled meeting times. You may include travel time.
7. Count political work done at unit meetings, i.e., driving a candidate, working on mailings, getting candidate petitions signed, etc. DO NOT count hours in regular meetings.
8. Volunteer hours done at county, state or Federation Headquarters may be counted. BUT NOT for paid staff positions.
9. All hours volunteered at campaigns and at headquarters include portal to portal travel. BUT NOT for stops for personal errands.
10. Count non-partisan hours for known Republican candidates in city or school board elections.
11. Women candidates who are members of a unit may count their campaign as volunteer hours as long as not salary is accepted. A separate award will be given in this category at award events.
12. Male associate members may count volunteer hours and must follow the same rules which apply to regular members. Male candidates cannot count hours working on their campaigns.
13.Male associate members may count volunteer hours and must follow the same rules which apply to regular members. Male candidates cannot count hours working on their campaigns.
14. An associate female member’s hours are only counted in her primary unit.
15.Whenever possible, please have your hours verified and initialed by the campaign or headquarters. This will help determine where our hours are most utilized.
16. NOTE: Presidents and Campaign Activities Chairmen are not permitted to work in non-partisan as well as campaigns when there is more than one Republican in the race. Units may not endorse in the name of the unit. Individual members may work for the Republican of their choice.