STATE DELEGATE POSITION DESCRIPTION AND CODE OF ETHICS
Position Summary: The DC Project Foundation (DCPF) State Delegate executes the initiatives of the DCPF at the state level, assists the State Director, and reports to the State Director
1. Committed to sharing time and talents to help the mission of the DC Project Foundation, and to advocate for the organization through fundraising and encouraging others to get involved
2. Have a heart for 2A advocacy or passion for 2A rights
3. Willingness to use oral and verbal communication skills
4. Access to a computer, internet, and email
Responsibilities and Duties: The DCPF State Delegate represents the DCPF with dignity and decorum
1. Participate in annual trip to State Capitol with State Director and other delegates of the DCPF
a. Schedule and attend meetings with representatives, senators, or legislative aides to discuss pro 2A agenda items
2. Communicate with State Representatives and Senators
a. To include face to face meetings
b. Send letters or emails to State Congressional Representatives and Senators as needed or as requested regarding gun legislation
c. Build rapport and recognition with legislators and their staff
3. Maintain transparency and communications with State Director
a. Participate in conference calls and keep State Director abreast of any issues, progress, media attention, needs, etc.
4. Promote the DCPF by:
a. Attend, speak, or present at a conference or event related to the Second Amendment and firearms industry
b. Network and share information about DCPF at conferences/trade shows, shooting sports events, other 2A events
c. Promote the DCPF fundraising efforts
STATE DELEGATE INFORMATION
Please visit the link below to register contact information as a DC Project Foundation State Delegate. You will be contacted shortly by your State Director. www.dcproject.info/join
VOLUNTEERS’ CODE OF ETHICS
As a volunteer of the DC Project Foundation as a State Delegate, I agree to abide by the policies and procedures set forth by the Foundation. I understand that I will be volunteering at my own risk and that the Foundation, its employees and affiliates, do not assume responsibility or liability for any accident, injury, or health problem which may arise from any volunteer work I perform for the Foundation. I agree that all the work I do is on a volunteer basis and I am not eligible to receive any monetary payment or reward. This DC Project Foundation Code of Ethics aims to ensure that all volunteers understand the standard of conduct required. Volunteers are always expected to uphold the Code of Ethics when carrying out their duties and interactions.
VOLUNTEERS ARE EXPECTED TO:
• Carry out the duties responsibly, safely, and in a competent manner.
• Respect the audience and other delegates as individuals. Help other delegates when necessary and be thoughtful about the sometimes-emotional toll of sharing difficult stories.
• Attend to the duties diligently and with reverence to the positions and offices being visited.
• Behave in the most appropriate or desirable manner during the duties that will not create liability or bring into disrepute the DC Project Foundation.
• Volunteers are expected not to assume roles in other organizations, have other personal commitments, or be in any situation that will give rise to a conflict of interest during their period of voluntary role or duties.
• Act as a non-partisan representative in all meetings and encounters while volunteering.
• Be aware that you are representing the DC Project Foundation and understand the mission and core values of the organization
• Be punctual for your voluntary duties
• Lead by example and be good role models for other delegates
• Dress modestly and appropriately – no clothes which are revealing, offensive, partisan, or political, etc.
• Maintain confidentiality and respect the privacy and dignity of other delegates
PLEASE DO NOT
• Act as a spokesperson for the DC Project Foundation unless prior permission or authority has been given
• Use derogatory remarks or name-calling to make a point
The mission of the DC Project Foundation is to raise awareness among community members, including legislators, that firearms safety and violence prevention are achieved through EDUCATION, not legislation; to encourage the PRESERVATION of America’s gun culture from conservation and commerce to competitive sports, hunting, and self-defense; and to highlight the diversity and rising demographic of female gun owners through ongoing ADVOCACY because gun rights are women’s rights.