Membership & Volunteer Opportunities
There are multiple ways you can help advance the policies and ethos of the Democratic party in Orange. You can become a member of the Orange Democratic Town Committee (ODTC), help during election time, participate in events, and donate.
Why become a member of the ODTC?
You’ll join like-minded voters to help advance Democratic policies in Orange and Connecticut. We enjoy working together to achieve shared goals! It’s a great way to volunteer based on your interests, skills and availability.
What does it take to become a member?
Members are elected by registered Democrats in Orange via an in-person caucus held in January of EVEN years. If you want to join, email Polly Demirjian. The last membership caucus was held January 4, 2022. See Notice of Democratic Caucus.
What does being a member involve?
Membership expectations include attending meetings, fundraisers, and working during elections. There are several ways to get involved, including:
Planning and participating in fund-raising events
Phone-banking to campaign for our candidates
Writing postcards before elections
Canvas with or on behalf of candidates
Provide support behind-the-scenes
Work at our headquarters leading up to elections
Is the committee active aside from election time?
We’re involved in initiatives throughout the year and are proud of how we’ve helped Orange be a great place to live and raise a family. We’re neighbors and friends with Republican, Independent, and Unaffiliated voters, and while we don’t always agree on policy choices, we value the role everyone plays.
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
Joining the ODTC or volunteering without becoming a member is a great way to help shape the governance of Orange!
To inquire, email Polly Demirjian or send a letter to ODTC, P.O. Box 706, Orange, CT 06477.
Is it possible to volunteer without becoming a member?
Yes! At election time there’s lots to do, and there are ways to help throughout the year. We welcome your involvement!