This is an Association-level contributing volunteer position, ideal for those interested in curating content for other members, reviewing materials to help make decisions, sharing expertise to build credibility, and welcoming participants at events.
The Online Learning Team is responsible for creating a calendar of experiences to engage members through online technologies. Members assist in the discussions about program ideas and help develop direction and vision for online learning opportunities.
Reporting to the Online Engagement Specialist staff liaison, team members are responsible for:
Assisting with the identification of program topics and knowledge-based experts and/or interested volunteers to present/facilitate programs, and developing competency-based learning outcomes and program assessment into online learning initiatives.
Collaborating with other members on a comprehensive calendar of online learning initiatives for the Association.
Assisting in developing a direction and vision for the online learning opportunities that is in line with the strategic direction of the Association.
Assessing the needs of the membership and make appropriate recommendations on how additional online technologies can be utilized to deliver educational content to members.
Attending up to two 90-minute meetings over the course of one month.
Applications for this opportunity are due April 17. The written application will ask you to:
Provide your name, institution, and contact information
Describe your relevant professional experience, ACUI volunteer experience, other professional/community volunteer experience, and/or educational background
Explain why you are interested in volunteering for this specific opportunity
To discuss volunteering with your institution to ensure that they are supportive of your involvement, download these About Volunteer with ACUI talking points [pdf] to share additional information about what it means to be a volunteer.
Opportunities to contribute open up at various times throughout the year, and appointments could be made as needs occur on a rolling bases. This short-term position will not require an interview as part of the application process.
Volunteers involved in this opportunity will enhance their skill sets in the areas below. More information about the ACUI core competencies for the profession is available here.
Training and Development
At the time of application, individuals must have: membership in ACUI; a commitment to fulfilling the duties of the position; and organization/supervisor awareness of the commitment. Applicants must also demonstrate an understanding of ACUI’s vision,
core values, and core competencies, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Contributing volunteer opportunities typically require three or less months of commitment, with many roles only requiring a few hours of time.