MaryAnn Mihychuk

liberal candidate in


Kildonan-St. Paul

MaryAnn Mihychuk

liberal candidate in


Kildonan-St. Paul

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Volunteer Tasks in Every Shape and Size

Just like our supporters, volunteer tasks come in every shape and size. Even a few minutes of your time can make a significant contribution to help us bring the change that Canada needs home to Kildonan-St Paul. Phoning and door-knocking are always essential, but here are some of the many other ways you can lend a hand right now and throughout the campaign.

Choose a task that fits. Let us know when you’re available. Repeat as desired!

Contact us at volunteer.ksp@gmail.com to sign up.

Small but important tasks anyone can do

People needed Task
Everyone Help us keep you in the loop!
  • add your name and contact information to LiberaList – the party’s central knowledge base
  • forward campaign information (like emails or web links like this one) to friends and family
  • check in and like MaryAnn’s page on Facebook
4-6 Community Event Monitoring
  • phone or email the office with news of community events at churches, schools, clubs etc. for potential candidate appearances
  • invite MaryAnn to your own community events, act as host and make introductions
12+ Cooking & Baking
  • for specific KSP events, but also welcome any time to keep our volunteers fed!
  • baked goods for scheduled office parties on May 12th and May 27th
  • when the campaign office opens we will need a continual source of refreshments

Written Communication Tasks (from home or in the campaign office)

People needed Task
3-4 Writing
  • small articles for newsletter, blog or social media
  • fundraising appeals
  • targeted appeals based on individual election issues important to community members like you
  • press releases
  • leaflets
  • issue pieces to be dropped in target areas
3-4 Editing / Checking
  • proofreading, checking, re-reading communications to ensure they’re error free before they’re sent
12+ Event advertising
  • calling supporters, inviting them to upcoming events
  • email strategy and information blasts
  • literature drops
  • designing   posters
10-12 Envelope Stuffing
  • sorting, labeling, stuffing, sealing

Phoning (from simplest to more challenging)

People needed Task
10-12 Updating Phone and Address Information
  • call 411 (or look online) for phone listings that are missing from our database
  • find phone listings missing from the voter’s list
12+ Event Invitations
  • call supporters with event invitations
  • especially important for Seniors and those without computer or email!
12+ Recruiting Fellow Volunteers
  • Help other volunteers help!
  • follow up (within 48 hours) with individuals who have indicated that they’d like to help
  • meet each potential volunteer to identify their skills and interests
  • schedule shifts
  • record all volunteer activities in Liberalist
  • organize volunteer appreciation activities
  • bring other volunteers to the campaign
50+ Identifying Potential Liberal Voters
  • Every Wednesday from 4-8pm
  • 1.5 hours shifts – supper provided
  • bring your cell phone and laptop (if you have one)
  • phone individuals from the voters list to identify those who need more information
  • identify firm supporters of other parties (to scratch off our list)

Event Management Tasks

People needed Task
12+ Helping to run KSP events
  • arrive early, stay late
  • set up, knock down, clean up
  • bring food
  • take photos or videos for social media
  • report on the event for the newsletter or social media

Campaign Office Duties

People needed Office hours are ideally 9am to 9pm, Every Day
100+ Schedule a regular shift in the office (or as many shifts as you’d like)
  • greet visitors
  • answer incoming calls
  • bookkeeping
  • tidying, basic maintenance

Computer / Database tasks

People needed Task
3-4 Updating Databases
  • databases need constant updating, monitoring, synchronization
  • Liberalist updates
  • help develop demographic-specific lists for targeted contact
  • help record and report volunteer time and events in Liberalist so we receive more campaign support
4-6 Updating Addresses
  • find updated mailing and email addresses for individuals whose contact information has failed
10+ Lending Hardware
  • lend a computer or tablet/Apple device (iPad, iPod, older iPhone) to the effort
4-6 Email Communications
  • packaging outgoing communication for electronic distribution

On the Doorstep and In the Community

People needed Task
100+ Literature Drop
  • delivering flyers to mailboxes in your neighbourhood (or elsewhere, if you have a vehicle)
100+ Driving & Errands
  • pick up volunteers or participants to attend events
  • pick up supplies
  • do printing at Staples
  • drop off letters to specific voters
  • install event posters in strategic locations
100+ Door Knocking
  • candidate canvass: With MaryAnn, any day 10am to 7pm weekly (Sunday start is 12 noon)
  • walk canvass with another volunteer any Saturday at noon
  • walk canvass with others during national “Day of Action” events
  • identify supporters and issues important to KSP

Donations / Loaners

Office Furnishings
  • chairs, microwave, fridge, kettle, coffee maker
  • laptops, iPads, printers and cables
  • tools for sign installation and repair: stapler, 2-5 lb sledge, hammers