Have you been looking for a way to get involved? The AWIS Los Angeles-Ventura County Chapter is looking for a few volunteers to help us remain connected. If you would like to interact with energetic, know-how women who want to make a difference, this is the opportunity for you! You will expand your network and help other women scientists in their career development. Service in areas related to your profession is also an excellent way to promote yourself in your resumes and C.V.
The duties would involve acting as a contact person for interested attendees, reporting attendance to the chapter, and advertising the get together in your area. The coffee clubs are relaxed opportunities for our members in a particular geographic area to network and discuss any topic of interest.
Interested volunteers should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Planning Meeting Coordinator (1 person to organize the agenda items and meeting content for our teleconference/web-con planning meetings which occur monthly)
--Event notifier (communicate with Chapter members, AWIS National and Linked In Groups regarding upcoming events and chapter news)
--Flyer designer (Create flyers for upcoming events)
--Campus/company/local liasion coordinator (1-4 people: Work with campus liasions to promote events, hold coffee clubs with membership information)
--Membership information coordinator (1 person: Be in charge of membership information box to bring to all events, work with AWIS National to obtain membership materials)
--Membership renewal coordinator (1 person: Manage membership list, create and send out renewal reminders)
--Membership promoter (1 person, Send emails to event attendees with invitation to membership)
--Members-only events team (2-4 people: Plan members-only events)
-Coordinator of members-only networking events (our goal is 2 events per year that are for members only)
-Help at a speaker event
-Coordinate refreshments at speaker events
-Be a part of the outreach subcommittee (we are starting an outreach program with local middle and high schools this year and need help with contacting and visiting schools to bring science presentations to the classrooms)
-Head up AWIS LAVC involvment in the international science and engineering fair, Intel ISEF--as judges or as general volunteers
-Chair or co-chair the mentoring sub-committee and develop a chapter mentoring program
-Help launch the AWIS LAVC mentoring program