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Regional Volunteer Opportunities
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There are numerous opportunities available within your region to get involved. Each area will work closely with the regional leadership to accomplish a variety of tasks and better serve the membership.

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Awards  |  Communications  |  Drive-Ins & Networking Events
Elections  |  Scholarship  |  Outreach & Recruitment  |  Sponsorship


Regional Awards Committee

Charge

Promote professional achievement award opportunities available through ACCED-I.

Tasks

  • Tap potential nominees
  • Scan through regional news and social media find outstanding events and/or accomplishments and encourage nomination
  • Coordinate with ACCED-I Headquarters throughout the nomination process to ensure that nominations are being made

Estimated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month with emphasis from November to December.


Regional Communications Committee

Charge

Develop and maintain a calendar of regional events and collaborate with ACCED-I Headquarters to publish regional news to social media outlets, regional website, ACCED-I Connect, region newsletters, and non-members.

Tasks

  • Develop a timeline for posting key content on social media outlets
  • Work closely with all other volunteer teams to keep the region up-to-date on any news or events
  • Reach out to region for news and happenings
  • In conjunction with ACCED-I staff, maintain and monitor all regional social media accounts
  • Create and distribute a regional newsletter

Estimate Time Commitment

One to two hours per month year-round.


Regional Drive-Ins & Networking Events Committee

Charge

Coordinate locations and logistics for events and ensure events have a well-rounded focus on both conferencing and events.

Tasks

  • Confirm all events have a well-rounded focus on both conferencing and events
  • Submit appropriate forms to HQ for approval
  • Work with the Regional Social Media/Regional Calendar Coordinator to publicize opportunities
  • Collaborate with Outreach & Recruitment Committee to organize recruitment efforts at events
  • Update Regional Director and Regional Director-Elect on developments outside of committee meetings they chair
  • If needed, committee members should be willing and able to host at their institution

Estimated Time Commitment

Volunteer to host one event or help the region host multiple.


Regional Elections Committee

Charge

Actively solicit new leadership nominations and be a liaison between potential new leaders and ACCED-I Headquarters.

Tasks

  • Communicate with region via social media and email to tap potential candidates
  • Reach out to specific people and invite them to run, offer to submit nomination, etc.
  • In conjunction with ACCED-I Headquarters, announce election winners to Region

Estimated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month from September to November.


Regional Scholarship Committee

Charge

Promote regional scholarship opportunities and participate in the decision process.

 Tasks

  • Communicate with the region via social media and phone calls to encourage applicants
  • Encourage all new members to apply for scholarships
  • Decide regional scholarship recipient and notify applicants and HQ

Estimated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month in April, May, October, and November.


Regional Outreach & Recruitment Committee

Charge

Work with ACCED-I Director of Membership to achieve membership recruitment and retention goals.

Tasks

  • Compile a list of institutions in region who are not ACCED-I members
  • Reach out to non-member institutions to share information about ACCED-I
  • Reach out to lapsed members
  • Welcome new members

Estimated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month year-round.


Regional Sponsorship Committee

Charge

Cultivate relationships with vendors and businesses who may be interested in ACCED-I Corporate Membership and sponsorships for the Annual Conference, Drive-In’s, and other regional events.

Tasks

  • Compile a list of industry vendors with contact information
  • If appropriate, reach out to vendors and share info about ACCED-I to gauge interest in involvement.
  • Send vendor information to ACCED-I Director of Membership for follow-up
  • Help oversee sponsorship details for events
  • Monitor and confirm with ACCED-I Headquarters that sponsors are following guidelines

Estimated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month year-round.