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:
Position: OUTREACH & ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER
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:
- Represent MASS AWIS at local events
- Foster collaborations with local organizations
- Analyze membership data and identify trends
- Identify opportunities for growth
- 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.
Position: COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE PHOTOGRAPHER
Description: We 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
Position: COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE DISTRIBUTION LIST ADVERTISER
Description: We need 1 volunteer to assist in the following:
Email our listserv flyers of events and programs to distribute to their network
Post events on external websites like the Boston Calendar
Create and analyze MASS AWIS’s year-end survey
Time commitment: 2-3 hours/month, varies depending on the assignment
Position: SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER
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
Position: TREASURY VOLUNTEERS
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.