Volunteer Hour Submission Form


Submit no later October 15, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

​We rely on the hours of volunteer work to support MODA activities including shows and clinics, as well as our sponsorship, awards, and communication activities.
Our primary need is support at our three shows:

  • March schooling show
  • April Spring show
  • MODA Classic I and II


For some of the MODA YEAR END AWARDS, 8 HOURS of volunteer time is required.  These hours must be obtained at MODA organized shows, clinics, and/or recognized events, or meet through any of the options listed below.

For the Adult/Youth Education Grant, 8 (eight) hours of volunteer time is required at the USDF/USEF MODA Spring Show or MODA Classic I and II (no donations hours or buyout hours permitted).

A member may ALSO contribute $20, and MUST volunteer 4 (four) hours to be obtained through one of the options below. 

Other Ways to Earn Volunteer Hours

MID-OHIO DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION

MID-OHIO DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION

Although your time and talents are most valuable to us primarily at shows and clinics, we offer a variety of ways to earn hours towards Year End Awards and help support the mission of MODA!​

  • 2 (two) hours of volunteer time may be earned by referring new member(s); 2 hours per new member referred (must not have been a member within last 5 years).
  • 6 (six) volunteer hours may be earned for the writing of an article (500 words minimum) for educational purposes for distribution in the On the Bit Newsletter and with Board approval.
  • 6 (six) volunteer hours for the successful solicitation of sponsor(s) for any MODA educational event, schooling or recognized show at a $500.00 minimum.
  • 8 (eight)) volunteer hours for providing arena and/or lecture space for a MODA organized educational event with Board approval. 
  • 8 (eight) hours of volunteer time may be granted for conducting, organizing or managing a MODA education event with Board approval.  
  • 8 (eight) hours for active Committee and Board Members as stated in MODA Policy.
  • Volunteer hours may be donated for the purpose of Year End Awards between membership. 

For questions about volunteering, please contact Kathy Beecher, Volunteer Coordinator, at kbeecher@columbus.rr.com

For questions about Year End Awards, please contact Amy Rothe-Hietter, Year Ends Awards, at Amy_Rothe@yahoo.com

Other Volunteer Opportunities

We have several opportunities for Volunteers outside of shows!


Survey Developer - the MODA Membership Committee is seeking a volunteer for approximately 3 hours per month (not including Board meetings) to create, distribute, and analyze results of an annual membership satisfaction survey. This position also participates in the Membership Growth Group. Experience in on-line surveying and related platforms is preferred (survey monkey, etc). Contact Lisa Mathis at lmathis2009@yahoo.com for more information.

Membership Welcoming Specialist -  the MODA Membership Committee is seeking a volunteer for approximately 3 hours per month (not including Board meetings) to maintain an updated membership list in constant contact and to send out welcome letters to new and renewing members. This position also participates in the Membership Growth Group. Computer skills and is required, experience using Constant Contact is preferred. Contact Lisa Mathis at lmathis2009@yahoo.com for more information.

MODA Membership Growth Group - the MODA Membership Committee is seeking two volunteers for approximately 2 hours per month (not including Board meetings) to develop and assist in implementing a strategic plan to increase the membership of MODA.  A passion for the mission of MODA is required, experience building membership is a plus. Contact Lisa Mathis at lmathis2009@yahoo.com for more information.


Press Release Writer - the MODA Social Media committee is seeking a volunteer for approximately 2 hours per month (not including Board meetings) to create and distribute press releases regarding MODA activities and needs. Experience in marketing is required. Social Media experience is not. Contact Anna Cluxton at amcluxton@gmail.com for more information.