Volunteer Spotlight on Bettie Sotomayor “Volunteering shouldn’t be a job you hate.”
Meet Bettie Sotomayor of Suffolk, our Announcements Editor and a whiz at graphics! Bettie uses her experience and skills in photography, graphic design and general technological know-how to enhance our email announcements that go out every few days. [...]
You know that feeling you get when you cook a healthy, delicious meal from scratch and your whole family loves it? Or when you choose the perfect gift for your mom – the thing she didn’t even know she wanted, but that brings a huge smile to her face? Or when you coordinate a fascinating [...]
Conference Promotion Assistant Coordinator
VaHomeschoolers is in great need of help to assist in promoting our upcoming conference. Please read the prerequisites and check with your friends and their adult children to see if they are available for help for the next few weeks.
Job description: Work closely with conference committee to promote our [...]
If you have ever considered contacting your state legislator about an issue that is important to you, whether it is related to homeschooling or some other topic, you may have wondered whether your voice really matters and what is the most effective way of making your views heard. Legislators are busy people, and getting their [...]
VaHomeschoolers needs your help! Volunteering for your inclusive, statewide homeschool organization is a great way to meet new people, make friends, bulk up your resume, and best of all, show your support and appreciation for all the benefits you receive from membership.
Volunteering is a great way to ‘pay it forward!’ while serving the larger [...]
VaHomeschoolers’ annual membership survey closes at midnight on Sunday, September 4. This is your last chance to participate for 2011 in what one member called the “best survey ever!” We’re a member-directed organization and this survey is what helps set our priorities, chart our course, and plan our activities for the year [...]
The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers is member-driven and the annual membership survey is your chance to influence VaHomeschoolers’ activities and direction. An invitation with a link to the online survey was sent on Monday, August 15, to the e-mail address on record for each member. The survey takes just a few minutes and can be [...]
This is the time of year when I am all revved up, looking for supplies and curriculum for the upcoming year. An easy way to do your searching is to use our VaHomeschoolers Marketplace, which is a hop and a link over to the VaHomeschoolers webpage.
Just click on the tab at the top of [...]
When it comes to curriculum and other educational materials and services for our kids, homeschoolers love to shop! But we all work hard to stretch our families’ dollars as far as possible, so we often look for quite a while and compare various options before we are ready to make a purchase. VaHomeschoolers’ Marketplace is [...]
Joy Hakim, author of The Story of Science and A History of Us book series, was the keynote speaker at the 2011 VaHomeschoolers Conference and Resource Fair.
It’s funny how inadequacies and misunderstandings can interfere with normal progressions in your life. Take me, for instance. I have avoided many things in my life because [...]