Membership & Volunteer Opportunities
There are multiple ways you can help advance the policies and ethos of the Democratic party in Orange and the state. You can become a member of the Orange Democratic Town Committee (ODTC), help during election time, participate in events, and donate.
Why Join the ODTC
You’ll join like-minded residents to help advance Democratic policies in Orange and Connecticut. We're a vibrant group that enjoys working together to achieve shared goals! It’s a great way to volunteer based on your interests, skills and availability.
How to Become a Member
Members are elected by registered Democrats in Orange via an in-person caucus or meeting held in January of EVEN years. If you are interested in becoming a member, email Polly Demirjian or use the Contact link above.
Currently, there are vacancies based on changes in member status and we are presently accepting new members.
What does being a member involve?
Membership expectations include attending monthly meetings, fundraisers, and campaigning during elections.
Here are some ways to get involved during election season:
Planning and participating in fund-raising events
Phone-banking to campaign for our candidates
Writing postcards to residents supporting our candidates
Canvassing - door-knocking or distributing literature on behalf of candidates
Providing support behind-the-scenes
Working at our headquarters
Running for office!
Is the committee active aside from election time?
Yes, we're involved in fun and meaningful community events throughout the year, from hosting fundraisers to participating in our town's hallmark events, including the Orange Country Fair and more.
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
Joining the ODTC is a great way to help shape the governance of Orange!
To inquire, contact Polly Demirjian, ODTC Chairperson (email or 203-494-5976) or mail a letter to ODTC, P.O. Box 706, Orange, CT 06477.
Can I 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 at any time.
Contact Polly Demirjian, ODTC Chairperson, to learn more: Email or call 203-494-5976.