Thank you for supporting the The WICT Network: Midwest! We look forward to engaging with you on committees and at chapter events throughout the year.
Have a knack for design? We’re looking for a volunteer graphic designer to work with the Technology Chair and Webmaster in designing content, banners and logos for the chapter website in compliance with the The WICT Network Style Guide. The time commitment is anticipated to be around two to five hours per month.
If you’re interested in marketing strategies, our marketing specialist volunteer position may be a great fit. You’ll help plan marketing for our programs and membership drives through the use of targeted marketing strategies. The time commitment is anticipated to be around five hours per month initially then approximately two hours per month after the initial marketing strategy is produced.
Our general communications volunteer assists with preparing and sending out communication announcements to membership. This includes intake of communication needs, preparing the communications, seeking approvals, and setting up the email blast using Constant Contact and Eventbrite. The time commitment is anticipated to be around four to eight hours per month.
Can you spot content that works well on social media? We’re looking for a volunteer to seek out relevant educational articles on topics such as leadership, income potential, career advancement and diversity to post on our social media platforms. This person will also work with other board members such as membership and mentorship to highlight relevant chapter news and encourage members to comment, like and share their posts. The time commitment is anticipated to be around two to four hours per month.
Our membership committee volunteers help plan and execute membership events, new member recruitment, and membership engagement. Volunteers will assist with preparations for membership events, engage in conversations and follow-up with prospective members, assist with writing communications that are needed throughout the year, and serve as an advocate for attendance of membership events and programs. The time commitment is expected to be one to two hours per month (does not include time at events).
Our mentoring committee is looking for a volunteer to assist with events (webinars or in person), provide suggestions for mentoring topics, assist in recruiting mentors, and occasionally help with record-keeping. Committee phone calls are scheduled as needed and would average no more than one hour per month.
Are you great at networking? Outreach committee members help find and lead ways for The WICT Network: Midwest to be involved in the community. Time commitment is expected to be around one to two hours per month (including, attending one meeting a month (one hour maximum) and making calls/emails to people/organizations in the community when they are able (about one hour).
The Sponsorship Committee is looking for volunteer support to contact previous sponsors and help work new sponsorship leads. Sponsorship volunteers also attend in-person events and are encouraged to attend planning meetings for signature and other programming events.
Be a part of a signature event! We’re looking for two or more volunteers to assist with the planning of the Virtual Tech it Out 2022 event. Volunteers will be responsible for researching keynote speakers, creative direction and flow for the virtual event, and assistance with facilitating the virtual event. Meetings are currently scheduled for alternating Fridays at noon. The time commitment is expected to be a minimum of one hour per month.
SOM committee is looking for one more member to help with the creative planning, member engagement and facilitating the awards event. The team spends two to four hours per month on average working on the event.
We always need help with local in-person events to setup the room and light cleanup after each event.
Book Club Coordinator
Share your love of reading and learning as a book club programming volunteer. You’ll work with the programming committee to select the book and get to take the lead on creating the program content and working first hand with the author. You’ll facilitate the small group sessions, reading plan and talking notes. The book club event can last between 1-3 virtual sessions and the planning can span 2-3 months in advance, with approximately 1 hour per week time investment.
Help members get a professional headshot! You’ll help coordinate the photographer, location, and other event details. We typically offer headshot events 1-2 times per year. The planning is typically 2-3 months in advance, with approximately 1 hour or less time investment.
Our signage volunteers are an important part of in-person events. We print and display signs to ensure attendees for the in-person events can find the event space. This volunteer will also help to personally greet and guide event attendees.
Help us capture the best moments with our chapter by photographing in-person events. No professional photography experience needed. If you can take great photos from a smartphone, we want you!