Associate Volunteer to Support our Member-Led Groups

Opportunities for young professionals to get more involved in our member-led groups

As an Associate, you will get a chance to work closely with current Co-Chairs, interact with members and prospective members, and contribute SID-US events. This role will be focused on managing Workgroup/Network communications platforms and support interaction between Co-Chairs and members. Associates will be expected to commit 2-5 hours per week over the course of one year, with a possible chance of extension for a second year.

Please note that this is a volunteer opportunity and not an internship or full-time role with SID-US. This volunteer position will be filled on a rolling basis. 


  • Manage virtual communication channels such as LinkedIn groups 
  • Implement communication and social media strategies to promote Workgroup/Network activities
  • Facilitate topic-based conversations leading up to and after events 
  • Contribute articles and post-event summaries to the SID-US blog
  • Collaborate with Workgroup & Network Co-Chairs to engage members through various platforms 
  • Each Workgroup or Network Associate will support at least one Workgroup or Network during their term. 


  • Must be a SID-US member or member affiliate (includes employee/student of an Institutional Member) 
  • Young professional or graduate student (between ages 18 to 32)
  • Must have an understanding of and experience with social media and communications platforms, specifically LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Strong writing and communications skills 
  • Commitment to attending Workgroup/Network events as needed 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Workgroup/Network Co-Chairs and SID-US staff