Volunteer with NACA - National Position Detail

National Volunteer Positions: National Convention Volunteer Center Coordinator

Closed: Monday, April 16, 2018 Closed


The Volunteer Center Coordinator is responsible for recruiting on-site National Convention volunteers and coordinating their assignments and their recognition.

Specific Responsibilities

Works with members of the NCPC to organize a comprehensive online system of on-site volunteer needs, including times, locations, volunteer supervisors and descriptions of duties.
Coordinates with NACA® Office to review volunteer assignments to determine any conflicts and gaps in relation to facility contractual needs.
Coordinates staffing of volunteer center area and resources located at this central point of convention information.
Utilizing available communication tools (social media, website, NACA® emails, etc.), recruits volunteers to fill on-site volunteer roles. Every effort should be made to fill all positions. Notify volunteer supervisors in a timely manner if roles will not be filled.
Works with NCPC members who will supervise on-site volunteers to develop strategies that ensure on-site volunteers are provided a positive and engaging experience and appreciation for their contributions.
In coordination with the NCPC Chair, develops recognition efforts for on-site volunteers.
Submits at least one educational program proposal for the national convention by the deadline.
Attends all regularly scheduled meetings and conference calls.
Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of, and ensures adherence to NACA® policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
Integrates NACA® goals, initiatives and relevant strategic plan objectives in all aspects of 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.
Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with volunteer supervisor.


The Volunteer Center Coordinator must be a full-time professional staff member at an NACA® member institution)
Institutional support for the volunteer 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 an 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

Convention Chair and NACA® Office will confirm additional level of support for pre-convention planning meetings.

Term of Service

May 1st through February 28th.
As per NACA® policies, volunteers should not serve more than two consecutive terms in the same National Convention Program Committee position.
Please see the NACA® Volunteer Website for changes and updates to position terms.

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