Volunteer with NACA - National Position Detail

National Volunteer Positions: NACA® Live Inclusivity Team Lead

Closed: Monday, January 4, 2021 Closed


Responsible for assuring quality educational initiatives around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion that advance the NACA Statement of Diversity.

Specific Responsibilities

• Utilizes the Statement on Diversity as a guide to create and implement programs and activities that educate and promote different forms of diversity and to assist with recruiting presenters for educational sessions addressing issues of diversity.
• Serves as an advocate within the NACA Live Team, ensuring that fellow volunteers understand the Statement on Diversity and that they do their part to ensure these ideals are addressed through NACA Live programs.
• Participates in regular calls/meetings with the NACA® Live Chair and NACA® Live team.
• Collaborates on programming and education competencies with the Diversity Advisory Group (DAG).
• Develops and plans diversity activities for NACA® Live with input from the NACA® Live Team.
• Plans and hosts diversity activities in conjunction with the Leadership Fellows Program.
• Creates diversity and inclusion opportunities throughout all aspects of NACA® Live.
• Creates list of potential speakers for the Diversity Speaker, in partnership with DAG.
• Utilizes the Leadership Fellows for the planning and implementation of diversity related activities at NACA® Live.
• Assists the Leadership Fellows in creating and implementing educational sessions.
• Strongly encouraged to submit at least one educational program proposal for NACA Live.
• Participates in training calls as scheduled.
• Attends all regularly scheduled NACA Live meetings and conference calls.
• Assures that the Association’s Mission and Vision are reflected in the attendee experience by helping create an inclusive, hospitable environment where all attendees feel welcome and connected. This includes attending NACA Live event and meetings to set the tone for attendee engagement.
• 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 NACA Live 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.
• Attends NACA Live.
• Must be a full-time professional staff member at an NACA member institution.
• 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

• January 1st – February 28th of the following year

NACA Office Liaison

Director of Research and Education

Professional Competencies

  • Cultivating a Sense of Belonging
  • Event Support
  • Experiential Leadership Learning
  • Networking & Business Relationships
  • Professional Development
  • Relationship Development