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The Regional Volunteer Development Coordinator manages the recruitment, selection, training, and retention efforts of the association for regional volunteers.

Specific Responsibilities

Volunteer Management
Coordinate selection process for the new Regional Conference Program Committee in collaboration with the Regional Conference Program Chairperson.
Follow procedures for selection as outlined by the NACA Office and National Volunteer Development Team.
Working in conjunction with the NACA Office and the National Volunteer Development Coordinator, implements a volunteer recruitment program within the region.
Develops continuing volunteer training programs in cooperation with the NACA Office and National Volunteer Development Coordinator, as directed by the Board of Directors.
Recruits and coordinates volunteers at the regional conference, and recommends volunteers for the regional conference committee.
Regularly connect with volunteers throughout the conference committee to ensure they are engaged with the conference planning process.
Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings & conference calls.
Participate in meetings and conference calls with the National Volunteer Development Team as requested.
Stay in communication with all volunteers under the Regional Volunteer Development umbrella throughout their volunteer experience to ensure tasks are completed and that they feel engaged with the planning process.
Collaborates with the National Volunteer Development Team to develop and coordinate a regional volunteer recognition program
Assist with regional awards as requested
Submits at least one educational program proposal for the regional conference by the deadline.
Integrates NACA goals, initiatives, and relevant strategic plan objectives in all aspects of position responsibilities.
Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to NACA policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
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.
Additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor.


The Regional Volunteer Development Coordinator must be a full time professional staff member at an NACA member institution
A letter indicating institutional support for the volunteer application is required prior to appointment to the position (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 Office and National Volunteer Development Coordinator must be informed of this change and the new letter of support must be received at the NACA Office within 30 days of hiring.

Association Support

Receives support for mid-year planning and pre-conference planning meetings. Conference Chair and NACA Office will confirm level of support.

Term of Service

May 1 of the current year through May 30 of the next year. As per the NACA bylaws, volunteers should not serve more than two consecutive terms in the same Regional Conference Program Committee position.

Supervision Received

Regional Conference Program Chairperson

Supervision Exercised

Volunteer Center Coordinator

NACA Office Liaison

Coordinator of Volunteer Leadership Services