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Volunteer with ATD NYC

Develop yourself, practice leadership and teamwork, expand your network, give back to your professional community, and experience the spirit of ATD by volunteering for a committee or project.

We match the interests and aims of volunteers with opportunities to help run the Chapter.  Let us know if you would like to volunteer for any of the opportunities listed below.   Or register your interest in becoming actively involved in running the chapter with us and we will contact you.

    Volunteer Events:

      (1) Data Entry Hack-A-Thon: June 30 10 AM - 3 PM (stay 2 hours or as long as you would like!)

      Join us for a couple of hours of pizza and data entry!

      Our chapter has switched membership software systems. We need to do a one-time data entry session on past attendance at chapter events. We'll put on some music, order lunch, and spend time together. 

      Skills required:

      • Basic computer literacy 
      • Ability/willingness to perform data entry

       Time Commitment:

      (2) Event Help: July 24 5:30 PM

      Serve drinks and help with clean up during the ATD/ODNNY/SHRM July event.

      Instead of attending the event, be a part of it! This is a great way to get to know people from our organization and the other HR networking groups in NYC. 

       Time Commitment:

      •  July 24 from 5:30 - 8:30 PM @ WeWork Times Square (1460 Broadway)

      Current Volunteer Roles*:

        • President Elect
        • Marketing Committee - social media
        • Membership Committee - greeters and outreach
        • Programs Committee
        • Technology Committee - website
        • Assistant VP of Technology (see below)
        • Workshop Series Coordinator (see below)
        • SIG Leader Apprentice (see below)

        • Assistant VP of Technology
        • In this position, you'll learn some essential skills for designing, evaluating, and implementing technology that helps a professional organization like ours to run smoothly. You'll learn: some basic web development skills (HTML and CSS), how to manage a database of over 1,200 members, and how to make the most of programs like Slack, Zoom, and Google Drive for a small professional organization. These skills can transfer easily over into any role that requires knowledge of the most recent advances in technology. 

        Part of your role will be to respond to basic member and Board requests for help with the new website such as: logging in ahd changing passwords, and managing their membership profiles. We will also ask for your feedback on the UX design (user experience design) of the new website.

        Time commitment: 2-5 hours per month

        Skills required: Basic computer literacy including a working knowledge of the Internet and beginner level knowledge in programs like MS Word or Excel is required. Patience and the ability to courteously respond to requests for help are also essential.  We are willing to train an interested, curious person; no previous knowledge of web development is required. 

        Contact: laurel.carpenter@atdnyc.org


        Workshop Series Coordinator

        The coordinator is part of the Workshop Series Team:

        • Help organize the logistics for the workshops including:
          • Help to identify /confirming the room that will be used
          • Send reminders to the Instructors/Vendors/students about the workshops
          • Which volunteer will be present the day of the workshop (if necessary)
        •  Help to create content for marketing strategy

         Skills required:

        • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
        • Experience with developing marketing content 
        • Excellent time management and follow-up skills
        • Enjoys meeting new people

         Time Commitment:

        •  4-6 hours a month, including attending monthly Membership team calls

         

        Contact: Shelton.hollers@atdnyc.org

        SIG Leader Apprentice

        The SIG Leader Apprentice is part of the SIG Team:

        • The current SIG Leader will be training you to take over for him next year
        • Work closely with the SIG leaders to support the development of strategy, great content, and marketing
        • Build strong relationships with Sig Leaders and members visiting the SIGs
        • Help organize the logistics for SIGs including:
          • Help to identify/confirm (new) locations
          • Communicate with ATD Website leaders about upcoming SIGS
          • Help individual SIG leaders feel engaged and appreciated 
        •  Attend 2 SIG events per month.

        Skills required:

        • Enjoys meeting new people 
        • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
        • Excellent time management and follow-up skills

        Time Commitment:

        •  8-10 hours a month, including attending several SIG meetings

         Contact: mies.dekonig@atdnyc.org



        *Current ATD NYC Chapter membership is required for all positions.


        Looking to volunteer, but don't see a role below that matches your skills or goals?  Don't worry, just e-mail our VP Talent Management, Jamie Librot ( jamie.librot@atdnyc.org ) and we will work to find the best volunteer role for you.



        Telephone: 212-479-7397
        Email: contact@atdnyc.org

        Address:
        ATD New York City Chapter
        PMB 347
        459 Columbus Avenue
        New York, NY  10024

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