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



Description: The Outreach & Engagement Committee aims to build awareness and further the growth of MASS AWIS, improve our members’ experience, and support and develop strategic plans and initiatives. If you want to develop leadership skills, expand your network, and give back to the community, join our team!

We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following positions:

Event Associate

  • Represent MASS AWIS at local events
  • Foster collaborations with local organizations

Data Coordinator

  • Analyze membership data and identify trends
  • Identify opportunities for growth

Marketing Coordinator

  • Create marketing materials (brochures, flyers, etc.)
  • Develop and assist with marketing initiatives

Members and Volunteers Coordinator

  • Support and engage members and volunteers
  • Develop surveys and coordinate activities to improve members’ experience

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

Please contact Cinzia Metallo, Chair of the Outreach & Engagement Committee for further information.



Description: our committee is responsible for disseminating MASS AWIS’s information such as events, the mentoring circles and scholarship announcements as well as any information to the public through several media outlets.

We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following positions:

Website developer

  • Maintain and update the website

Previous experience with WordPress and html coding is a plus.

Social Media Manager

  • Check our social media calendar on a weekly basis
  • Schedule posts on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn on a weekly basis
  • Analyze Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn data at the beginning of each month
  • Prepare a data report to send to co-chairs at the beginning of each month

This role does not require experience but experience is a plus. We are looking for someone reliable and has the time to ensure our social media calendar is full at all times.

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.



Description: Join the Sponsorship Committee to strengthen your leadership and communication skills, expand your network, and support the overall mission and programs from MASS AWIS.

  • Identify new sponsors, in both academia and industry, and do basic research on how their goals align with the MASS AWIS mission
  • Lead outreach efforts: draft sponsorship request letters, prepare sponsorship agreements, etc.
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with existing sponsors: draft thank you letters or documents required by sponsors
  • Communicate with other committees to understand sponsorship needs and coordinate efforts
  • Facility with Microsoft Excel and Google Drive is a plus

Time commitment: 3-5 hours/month, but can vary

Please contact Cristina Gutierrez and Michelle Arya, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs for further information.



Description: The mentoring program aims to help both mentor and mentee to set important development goals and competence for their career. We are currently looking for volunteers to help run our mentoring program. Throughout the volunteering experience, you will have a chance to lead/co-lead an event, as well as serve as a connector of our mentoring circles.

Open positions: 2-3

Time commitment: 4-5 hours/month, but may vary depending on the position/role in the committee

Please contact Gar Yee Koh and Daniela Vecchio, Mentoring Committee Co-Chairs for further information.



Description: Join the treasury to strengthen your skills in general financial oversight, budget preparation, financial reporting, banking, book-keeping and record-keeping.

We need volunteers to assist in the following:

  • Downloading PayPal transaction records and comparing with registration record from Constant Contact to summarize revenues from each event
  • Issuing reimbursements as requested and compile, request and record receipts
  • Working with all the committees to draft the budget for the year
  • Providing Budget overviews, updates and concerns (if any) to quarterly board meetings
  • Facility with Microsoft Excel is a plus

Time commitment: 2-4 hours a month, but can vary

Please contact Mareshia Donald, Treasurer for further information.