Specific Volunteer Openings

MASS AWIS welcomes and appreciates any volunteers and has a variety of options available in our committeesWe ask that volunteers be members. While we welcome general volunteer inquiries, we also have specific volunteer positions we are seeking:


Position: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS

Description: The committee’s role is to manage all MASS AWIS scholarships. Activities include the execution of scholarships: soliciting applications, reviewing applications and awarding scholarships. The committee also tracks the awardees to ensure they are getting the most of their scholarships. Moreover, the committee establishes appropriate policies, workflows and recommendations for existing and possible new scholarships.

Volunteers needed: 2-3

Time Commitment: ~1-2 hours/month but may be more concentrated around application review times

Please contact Elif Sikoglu Scholarship Committee Chair for further information.

 

Position: MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER

Description: Depending on your time availability and the type of skills you want to develop, we are looking for 2-3 volunteers to:

  1. Represent MASS AWIS and network at events in the Boston area (job fairs, seminars etc.)
  2. Collect and analyze data on membership to highlight trends and better understand what our members want and need
  3. develop goals and strategies to fulfill the MASS AWIS mission and increase diversity (field of study, career level etc.)

Time commitment: ~3-5 hrs/month but can vary (i.e. be more or less) depending on your time availability. 

Please contact Cinzia Metallo Membership Committee Co-Chair for further information.

 

Position: COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE WEB DEVELOPER AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER VOLUNTEERs

Description: The Communications committee is in charge of advertising MASS AWIS events and programs across our website, newsletters, distribution lists, and social media channels. We need 1 web developer to assist in the following:

  • Help redesign our website by implementing a new WordPress theme
  • Make event posts on the MASS AWIS website 

This role requires experience with HTML and CSS or the desire to learn. Experience with WordPress is a plus. 

Time commitment: 1-2 hours/week, varies depending on the assignment

We also need 1 social media manager to assist in the following:

  • Promote our events and programs across MASS AWIS social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn)
  • Design social media graphics 
  • Engage with followers
  • Maintain social media accounts

Volunteers must be able to execute tasks within 24-48 hours.  

Time commitment: 1-2 hours/week, varies depending on the assignment

Please contact Christine Oslowski and Karen De Ceunynck  Communications Committee Co-Chairs for further information. 

 

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