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:


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 Ilaria Lamberto Scholarship Committee Chair for further information.



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.



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 photographer to assist in the following:

  • Capture and edit photos
  • Post photos on the website 

This role requires some photography and photo editing skills. Ownership of a DSLR camera is a plus. Also, volunteers must be available during most evenings. 

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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