Volunteer with NACA - Regional Position Detail


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

Specific Responsibilities

Works with members of the RCPC to organize a comprehensive grid of on-site volunteer needs, including times, locations, volunteer supervisors and descriptions of duties.
Forwards grid of volunteers to the NACA® Office for review 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 conference information.
Utilizing available communication tools (regional social media, region 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 RCPC 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 RCPC Chair and RVDC, develops recognition efforts for on-site volunteers.
Submits at least one educational program proposal for the regional conference by the deadline.
Attends all regularly scheduled regional 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


Term of Service

Fall Conferences – Jan. 1 through Nov. 30.

Supervision Received

Regional Volunteer Development Coordinator

Supervision Exercised

On-site volunteers, assigned Graduate Intern, if applicable

NACA Office Liaison