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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.

   


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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 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 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

  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 

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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       Audit Committee

      Reports to: The VP of Finance

      Time commitment: Approximately 2-8 hours per month

      Responsibilities
      • Review 2019 financial documents (bank statements, receipts, expense reimbursement reports, bills, website transactions reports, cancelled checks)
      • Document and summarize discrepancies
      • Provide recommendations based on findings
      • Time commitment: To be decided by committee members in consultation with the VP of Finance.


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      Assistant Vice President (AVP) Roles 

      Summary

      The Assistant Vice President (AVP) role assists a specific Vice President with the operations, admin, logistics, etc. in their elected area. While there may be multiple AVPs, each AVP’s role will have specific responsibilities and deliverables. AVP roles are ideal for students just entering the field, professionals transitioning into the field, or anyone considering applying for the VP-level role.

      Reports to: Vice President (VP)

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

      Time commitment: Approximately 1-5 hours per month (depending on agreed upon responsibilities)


      Benefits to AVP

             Project ownership and ability to improve chapter processes

             Membership in the Chapter’s Extended Leadership Team (ELT) which offers further leadership development opportunities and events

             Networking and mentoring opportunities with Chapter Leadership

             Headshot/bio on atdnyc.org website

             AVP role displayed on Chapter Meeting name tag

             Digital badge (if successfully complete agreed upon responsibilities) 


      Benefits to Chapter/ Potential Responsibilities 

      Sample of Primary Needs by VP position:

      Marketing

          • Manage social channels (all or a portion)
          • Newsletter creation/statistics
          • Sponsor management
          • Blog post coordination/creation
          • Podcast coordination/recording/editing/publishing
          • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures

      Membership

          • Chapter networking events
          • New joiner orientation
          • Membership engagement
          • Membership retention
          • Student outreach and events
          • Corporate outreach and events
          • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures

      Programs

          • Setting up Zoom sessions for Chapter events
          • Managing registration for Chapter Events
          • Overseeing Chapter event follow up tasks and communications
          • Reporting on Chapter post-event surveys
          • Setting up live polling tools for Chapter events (as necessary)
          • Support for live Chapter events (as necessary)
          • Holiday Party coordination
          • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures
      Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
      • Setting up Zoom sessions for SIG events
      • Managing registration for SIG Events
      • Overseeing SIG event follow up 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)
      • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures

      Talent Management

      • Volunteer networking events
      • Volunteer engagement
      • Volunteer fair/promote open volunteer roles
      • Volunteer spotlight coordination
      • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures

      Technology

          • Website management and content updates
          • Product-specific needs (Slack, GSuite, Canva, Learning Experience Platform)
          • Integration of current technology
          • Providing input on programming, policies, or procedures


      Desired Skills & Qualifications

        • Self-starter who takes initiative and is always looking for ways to improve
        • Detail-oriented
        • Driven and accountable with great follow-through
        • Good verbal and written communication skills
        • Technically savvy


      Other Requirements

        • Member of ATD NYC in good standing
        • Attendance at a minimum of at least one (1) Chapter or SIG event per quarter and at least six (6) Chapter/SIG events over the course of the year.


      Selection Process

        • Formal interview with VP and a group of Board/Chapter Members
        • Selected candidate(s) approved by ATD NYC Board
        • Approved candidate(s) appointed by VP 


      How to Apply

      Send an email to <insert VP Talent Management email address> (VP Talent Management)

      Subject line: AVP <insert VP role>

      In the body of the email, please include:

        1. a brief explanation of why you want the role,
        2. your qualifications for the role (background, skill set, and experience),
        3. a brief biographical statement (will be used on atdnyc.org website if appointed)

      Attach your current resume.



      If you have any questions, please email our VP Talent Management, <insert VP Talent Management name> (<insert VP Talent Management email address>).


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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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      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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