Job Descriptions: Home Tour Chair

Appointed Position Description:  Home Tour Chair,
Amador County Branch, AAUW

Overview of the position:  Assemble a committee to carry out the necessary duties to produce the Home Tour.

Overall responsibilities:

  • Serve on the Branch Board of Directors as a voting member.
  • Recruit Home Tour committee members.
  • Through designated home finder(s), search for homes and historic sites in the chosen geographical location.
  • Convene regular committee meetings to plan, delegate responsibilities, and carry out activities listed in the Home Tour timeline.
  • Report to the board of directors on the progress of the committee.
  • Monitor the Home Tour budget and committee reimbursements.
  • Direct publicity efforts including updates in the branch newsletter, website and Facebook page.
  • Ensure that all artwork and items for publication are professionally produced.
  • Encourage participation by the membership in the Home Tour.
  • On Tour Day, circulate among the sites to ensure the tour is proceeding smoothly.
  • Hold a wrap-up meeting to receive reports from committee members and discuss possible sites for the following year.
  • Write a final report on the Home Tour, utilizing personal observations and reports from the committee members.

Available resources:  Home Tour files; past Home Tour chairs; members of the board.

Adopted March 21, 2013