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As an all-volunteer organization, WID is grateful to our members for their willingness to serve on committees. Committee chairs welcome the involvement of all WID members for a variety of roles. Opportunities range from event planning and sponsorship, to programming for young professionals, to membership and communications, or serving as a career advisor.

The time commitment for volunteering is usually just a few hours a month and always flexible to match your schedule. Your volunteer participation is a valuable way to make peer connections, while also engaging in important and relevant professional activities.

We hope to hear from you as we look forward to an exciting year!


How to volunteer with WID:

  • Sign up here to submit your application. PLEASE SELECT AT LEAST TWO AREAS OF VOLUNTEER INTEREST.
  • WID’s Volunteer Chair, Ann Louden, will contact you to match you to the appropriate committee based on your skills and interests.
  • Once assigned to a committee, committee leadership will contact you about committee activities and opportunities.

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Meeting, collaborating with, and learning from the professionals of the WID membership in the greater New York City area.
  • Sharing your expertise with WID and being recognized for your talents.
  • Gaining a better appreciation of volunteering, is especially beneficial if you engage volunteers in your own workplace.


The Communications Committee is responsible for the yearly communications calendar, as well as creating and approving all content for e-blasts, newsletters, website and print material, and social media.

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS: Writing, editing content for the website and newsletter, and engagement in social media initiatives.

VOLUNTEER SKILLS NEEDED: Writing, editing, proofreading, social media familiarity.

TIME REQUIREMENT: 4-5 hours per month.


The Special Programs Committee is responsible for conceiving, planning, organizing and executing meaningful monthly programming with a goal of engaging entry-level to senior executive WID members. Emphasis is on sharing best practices, skill development, personal and career growth, networking and access to experts.

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS: Arranging for program content, securing meeting resources, identifying sponsors, developing program logistics, drafting follow-up and thank you emails, developing registration communication, and any other duties consistent with virtual events. Programming will include webinars and networking events.

VOLUNTEER SKILLS NEEDED: Detail oriented, strong communicator, networking savvy, creativity, initiative and event ownership, ability to on-board and prep presenters/experts, logistics experience, and connections in the non-profit community.

TIME REQUIREMENT: 1 hour meeting quarterly, plus varied hours to plan events.


The Membership Committee is responsible for attracting new members, retaining current members and meeting WID’s goals for membership revenue. The committee’s new Young Professionals Task Force focuses on programming for entering professionals in the field.


1) Creating strategies to attract new members, including the development of e-solicits and promotional materials.

2) Retention of current members through outreach, renewal calls, and emails.

3) Working on the Young Professionals Task Force to attract and retain newcomers to the field.


1)  For acquisition: direct mail or e-solicitation writing experience.

2) For retention: communication skills, relationship building and initiative.

3) For programming: creativity, initiative, and awareness of the needs of young professionals.

TIME REQUIREMENT: 2-4 hours per month.


The President’s Council of WID serves senior members in the field with special programming. One or two volunteers are needed to plan this year’s events.

The WoA Luncheon Committee work together to plan the annual Woman of Achievement luncheon including identifying honorees, managing event details, and working with the other WID committees.

The Sponsorship Committee of WID is continually identifying and soliciting individuals and companies to underwrite the programming for WID. All volunteers are welcome.

Career Advisors are matched with a WID member who wishes to receive an hour of mentoring virtually or in person. This year’s career advising program will take place in November, 2022.


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