The AWCZ is a founding member of FAWCO, an international network of around 12,000 members in 64 clubs spanning 34 countries. This not-for-profit, UN-accredited organization promotes the interests of American citizens living abroad. FAWCO contributes to the global community through development grants, educational awards and support for disaster relief funds. As a member of the AWCZ you are also a member of FAWCO.
Get active, meet wonderful people, contribute to the Club, give back to the community, and have some fun too! Please join us! Here are some of the positions we are seeking volunteers for:
Are you creative, like to plan events, good on the computer, a food and wine connisseur, or just like to help out wherever you're needed? Our calendar of events is filled with fun activities, and we need volunteers to help bring them to fruition. WE NEED YOU! Please contact VP Events to sign up or if you have questions.
Excursions: Discovering beautiful Switzerland and occasionally neighboring Germany, Italy or France, and meeting new members is what the Excursions team is about. Our very popular group is looking for a new coordinator. If you enjoy visiting new places and planning a day out, please contact VP Member Relations and Activities.
Volunteer Coordinator: Member Relations is looking for someone to help keep track of members who are interested in volunteering across the various activities and events at the Club. Short hours. Please contact VP Member Relations and Activities.
Saturday Sociables Coordinator: let’s get together sometime…Do you know some fun venues in and around Zurich for drinks and conversation? We’re looking for someone to choose locations for a once-monthly night out open to members and their partners/ spouses. Contact VP Member Relations and Activities for more information.
Quiz Night at the Pub: enjoy testing your trivia knowledge against others over drinks? The AWCZ Pub trivia team needs a new coordinator. The AWCZ Trivia Team meets at the Oliver Twist Pub (Rindermarkt 8, 8001 Zurich) every second Monday of the month to test our brain power. Please contact VP Member Relations and Activities for more information.
The Round Robin:
Editor: Manage the publication of The Round Robin issues six times a year. We need members who have communications and organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Word, writing and/or publishing experience not required but helpful. Please contact the editor if you are interested in this key role.
Assistant Editor: Assists the Editor with review of submissions and distribution of content to copy editors. Please contact the editor if you are interested.
Copy Editors: we can use more copy editors to assist the articles with fact checking, proofread, format stories for production and grammar check. Please contact the editor if you are interested.
Distribution Leader: Work with a team to organize the mailing of The Round Robin team. Transport magazines to the post office for mailing. Only requires 2-4 hours every other month. Perks: lively discussions with the team while you organize the mailing and you get to take home your copy that day! Please contact the editor to take on this role today.