Volunteer with NACA - Regional Position Detail


The Graduate Intern Coordinator facilitates recruitment, selection and educational program for selected graduate interns for the regional conference.

Specific Responsibilities

Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of and ensures adherence to NACA® policies and procedures, as well as other applicable laws and regulations.
Reviews learning outcomes for the Graduate Intern Program and provide input to the Education and Professional Development Coordinator regarding the revision of the outcomes for the current year.
Develops recruitment strategies for interns that represent a diverse cross-section of NACA® graduate student members through collaboration with NACA® Office staff and the Education and Professional Development Coordinator.
Through collaboration with the Regional Conference Program Committee, develops itinerary and assignments for graduate interns.
Establishes expectations for volunteer supervisors in their work with assigned interns.
Facilitates on-site meetings with graduate interns and coordinates involvement of guest speakers for events specific to the intern program.
Assists graduate interns with the development and delivery of at least one educational session.
Coordinates assessment of program goals and learning outcomes. Reports results to the Educational and Professional Development Coordinator for reporting purposes.
Attends all regularly scheduled regional meetings and conference calls.
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 Regional Graduate Intern 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

Education and Professional Development Coordinator

Supervision Exercised

Graduate Interns, Graduate Intern Mentors

NACA Office Liaison

Education and Research Coordinator