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National Volunteer Positions: Awards Committee Student Member

Closed: Monday, August 30, 2021 Closed


The Awards Committee Student Member will assist with the review and selection process for the Patsy Morley Outstanding Programmer Award, C. Shaw Smith New Professional Award, the Frank Harris Outstanding Student Government Advisor Award, Diversity Achievement Award – Campus Program, Diversity Achievement Award- Individual, and the Legacy Award.

Specific Responsibilities

• Reviews all Achievement Award applications.
• Integrates and supports principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to, NACA Policies and Procedures.
• Assures that NACA goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives are integrated with event initiatives and position responsibilities.
• Follows NACA’s Non-Discrimination, Diversity Advancement and Affirmative Action Principles to recommend others to fill available positions in the NACA leadership and takes the necessary steps to achieve a diverse Association both through the recruitment of volunteers and suggesting to the Board of Directors new or modified programs and services for the Association’s members.
• Communicates the Association’s mission and values to current and potential members to actively promote recruitment and retention.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor and/or NACA office staff liaison.


• Supports NACA programs through attendance whenever possible.
• The Awards Committee Student Member must be an undergraduate student or a graduate student at an NACA member institution. A graduate student with an assistantship in Student Affairs may be considered for a Professional Staff position on the committee.
• Must have approval from and support of their institution (note: support is defined as financial as well as time out of the office, etc.)
• If the volunteer changes jobs during the position’s term, the new school must also be a NACA member and provide a statement of support. The NACA Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services must be informed of this change within two weeks and the new letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of selection. If not a member school, the school must join as a member within 30 days of transition.

Association Support

• NACA Connect
• Zoom
• NACA Google Drives

Term of Service

• 6 months
• Sept 1st - April 30th

NACA Office Liaison

Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services

Professional Competencies

  • Cultivating a Sense of Belonging
  • Event Support
  • Intentionality in Student Learning
  • Policy Knowledge, Development & Management
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Development