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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.

ROI of Volunteer Leadership (pdf)


Current Volunteer Roles*:


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

Want to volunteer and don't see a role that matches your skills or goals?  Don't worry, just e-mail our VP Talent Management, Rosemary Okoiti (rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org) and we will work to find the best volunteer role for you.

   

   Vice President, Membership

Summary: The Vice President Membership is responsible for the strategy to recruit, onboard, and retain membership in the Chapter.

Primary Responsibilities

As a member of the Board of Directors:

      • Shares responsibility for the leadership of the Chapter
      • Operates the Chapter according to the highest ethical and fiduciary standards
      • Demonstrates teamwork and support of other Board members
      • Maintains the Playbook for his/her Board position
      • Develops his/her successor
      • Actively engages in their successor's transition to ensure continuity of chapter initiatives:
      • Recruits candidates to be considered, prepares the selected candidate for their function, and remains a consultant to their successor, as needed.
      • Builds, leads, and develops his/her team of volunteers, or committee


As VP Membership:

      • Has overall responsibility for strategies that achieve the growth and retention of Chapter membership
      • Develops and manages a Chapter Membership plan for the year which includes specific goals and activities designed to meet those goals
      • Chairs the Membership Committee; identifies, recruits and coordinates volunteers in order to accomplish the plan
      • Develops and implements new member recruitment programs
      • Coordinates activities to increase the membership, such as the Gather & Share events
      • Appoints a Committee Chair to manage Gather and Share programming as a new member recruitment vehicle; supervises the activity of the Chair and helps identify opportunities to increase the impact of these events on behalf of the chapter
      • Develops, implements and reviews retention activities to reduce lapsed membership rates, such as:
          • New Member Welcome Webinars
          • Ambassador Program (or something similar)
          • Initiatives to identify reasons for non-renewal
          • Yearly membership survey
      • Develops a strategy to attract and retain Corporate Members
      • Analyzes and reviews the impact of recruitment and retention activities on an ongoing basis, including conversions of non-members to members and their effect on increasing PowerMembership
      • Coordinates activities to identify reasons for non-renewal of membership
      • Reports to the Chapter President and Board of Directors on a monthly basis membership changes and trends, and impact of programs to attract new members and retain current members
      • Ensures membership data is accurate, up-to-date, and backed up on a regular basis
      • Partners with VPs of Marketing and Finance on pricing and promotion strategies


Desired Qualifications

      • Experience leading organizations, people, strategy and large projects, including identification of talent, delegating to people’s strengths         and interests, coaching and developing others
      • Strong decision-making ability
      • Track record for delivering results; takes accountability and initiative for achieving established goals
      • Strong analytical skills
      • Stays current in field of talent development
      • Good verbal and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal skills


Other Requirements

      • Member of ATD NYC in good standing
      • Member of ATD National in good standing
      • Attendance at a minimum of 9 Monthly Chapter Events, with a total of 12 events for the year (Chapter/SIG/other)

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 Co-Lead, Performance Support SIG

 Summary of Role

The Co-Lead of the ATD NYC Performance Support Special Interest Group (SIG) is jointly responsible for planning and executing all events, activities, and programming for the ATD NYC Performance Support SIG. This specific role would give you an opportunity to work closely with Performance Support master (and existing Performance Support SIG Co-Lead) Malu Schloss.

Reports to: The VP of Special Interest Groups

Location: NYC area (Most events and activities can be done remotely; occasionally may have live events in NYC)

Time commitment: Approximately 2-8 hours per month (varies depending on the goals of the specific SIG).

 Responsibilities

  • ·       Working with the VP of SIGs to determine the overall vision for the Performance Support SIG
  • ·       Deciding on the Performance Support SIG activities, events, and special projects for the year
  • ·       Identifying and inviting speakers, and SMEs as appropriate for Performance Support SIG events
  • ·       Finding venues for live in-person Performance Support SIG events
  • ·       Posting Performance Support SIG events to the ATD NYC website
  • ·       Setting up the Zoom sessions for Performance Support SIG events and supporting any zoom presentations
  • ·       Managing registration for Performance Support SIG events
  • ·       Managing the communications around Performance Support SIG events
  • ·       Managing Performance Support SIG post-event surveys and messages
  • ·       Working with the ATD NYC VP of Marketing to make sure Performance Support SIG Events get marketed on social media

 Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • ·       Subject matter expert in performance support OR has a high degree of interest and enthusiasm for learning about performance support.
  • ·       Self-starter who takes initiative and is always looking for ways to improve things
  • ·       Experience leading large projects
  • ·       Strong decision-making ability
  • ·       Strong facilitation skills
  • ·       Strong interpersonal skills
  • ·       Track record for delivering results; takes accountability and initiative for achieving established goals
  • ·       Stays current in field of talent development, particularly in areas related to performance support
  • ·       Good verbal and written communication skills
  • ·       Okay with doing a certain amount of admin and logistics to execute events and programs

  Other Requirements

  • ·       Member of ATD NYC in good standing
  • ·       Attendance at all Performance Support SIG events (unless alternate accommodations are made)
  • ·       Attendance at a minimum of 3 additional ATD NYC events (Chapter or SIG) over the course of the year
  • ·       Attendance at 1 board meeting every quarter

  How to Apply

  • Send an email to Rosemary Okoiti at rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org with the role title as the Subject and:

  • 1.     A brief explanation of why you want the role, your qualifications for the role (background, skill set, and experience), and a brief biographical statement.
  • 2.     Copy of your current resume as an attachment.


Co-Lead, Digital Learning SIG (2 positions)

We are currently looking for two Co-Leads for the Digital Learning Special Interest Group (SIG). The Digital Learning SIG Co-Leads will be jointly responsible for planning and executing all events, activities, and programming for the ATD NYC Digital Learning SIG. The Digital Learning SIG Co-Leads also have the opportunity to shape the vision and overall direction of the SIG.

Reports to: The VP of Special Interest Groups

Time commitment: Approximately 2-8 hours per month

Responsibilities

  • Working with the VP of SIGs to determine the overall vision for the Digital Learning SIG
  • Deciding on the Digital Learning SIG activities, events, and special projects for the year
  • Identifying facilitators, speakers, and SMEs as appropriate for Digital Learning SIG events
  • Finding venues for live in-person Digital Learning SIG events
  • Posting Digital Learning SIG events to the ATD NYC website
  • Setting up the Zoom sessions for Digital Learning SIG events
  • Managing registration for Digital Learning SIG events
  • Composing and disseminating communications around Digital Learning SIG events
  • Working with the ATD NYC VP of Marketing to make sure Digital Learning SIG Events get marketed on social media
Desired Skills & Qualifications
    • Subject matter expert in Digital Learning OR has a high degree of interest and enthusiasm for learning about       Digital Learning.
    • Self-starter who takes initiative and is always looking for ways to improve things
    • Experience leading large projects
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Strong facilitation skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Track record for delivering results; takes accountability and initiative for achieving established goals
    • Stays current in field of talent development, particularly in areas related to Digital Learning
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Okay with doing a certain amount of admin and logistics to execute events and programs

    Other Requirements

    • Member of ATD NYC in good standing
    • Attendance at all Digital Learning SIG events (unless alternate accommodations are made)
    • Attendance at 1 board meeting every quarter

    How to Apply

    1.     A brief explanation of why you want the role, your qualifications for the role (background, skill set, and experience), and a brief biographical statement.
    2.     Copy of your current resume as an attachment.


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      Assistant Vice President of Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

      The Assistant Vice President of Special Interest Groups assists the VP of SIGs and the SIG Co-Leads with the operations, admin and logistics for SIG events and programming. This role and its responsibilities may be split between multiple volunteers and is ideal for students just entering the field or professionals just transitioning into the field as it will provide you with ample opportunities to work closely with various experts in the field and will expose you to many different subsets of Talent Development through the various SIGs.

      Reports to: The Vice President of Special Interest Groups

      Location: Remote (although being in the NYC area is helpful)

      Time commitment: Approximately 1-5 hours per month (depending on number of people splitting the role)

      Primary Responsibilities

      • Setting up Zoom sessions for SIG events
      • Managing registration for SIG events
      • Overseeing SIG event follow tasks and communications
      • Reporting on SIG post-event surveys
      • Setting up live polling tools for SIG events (as necessary)
      • Support for live SIG events (as necessary)
      • Support for SIG special projects and programs (as necessary)

      Other Potential Responsibilities

      • Coordinating and facilitating virtual happy hours
      • Providing input on SIG programming

      Desired Skills & Qualifications

      • Self-started who takes initiative and is always looking for ways to improve things
      • Detail oriented
      • Driven and accountable with great follow through
      • Good verbal and written communication skills
      • Technical savvy
      • Familiarity with zoom and PollEverywhere helpful but not necessary

      Other Requirements

      • Member of ATD NYC is good standing
      • Attendance at a minimum of at least one SIG event (any SIG) per quarter and at least one event for each of the 5 different SIGs over the course of the year.

      How to Apply

      1.     A brief explanation of why you want the role, your qualifications for the role (background, skill set, and experience), and a brief biographical statement.
      2.     Copy of your current resume as an attachment.


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        Photographer(s)

         The chapter is seeking volunteer photographer(s) to:

      • Take pictures at Chapter and/or SIG events
      • Upload photos to the Chapter’s Google Drive
      • Potentially, post or work with the Marketing team to post the pictures on social media after the events

         Time Commitment: varies

         What’s in it for you?

      • Further develop your photography skills
      • Expand your network
      • Give back to your professional community

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      Volunteer Role Coming Soon*:

      •   Chapter Concierge/Event Planner

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       2020 ATD Forte Regional Chapters Conference Volunteers 

      ATD NYC, along with our sister chapters from Greater Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania, Northern New Jersey, Mid-New Jersey, and Long Island, will be hosting the premiere talent development conference of 2020. If you would like to be part of the conference planning/implementation team, here are the roles needed:

      Conference Volunteer Roles

      For more information on any of our volunteer roles, e-mail our VP, Talent Management, Rosemary Okoiti (rosemary.okoiti@atdnyc.org) 



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