Volunteer Opportunities

Wanting to give back to the AAPI community?  Seeking to grow your skills in a new area with support from peers and a supervisor or champion? Exploring the best way to mentor or leave a legacy?  Volunteer with NAAAP National.

Volunteers make the difference. 

Over the past 38 years, NAAAP has grown a national network on the power of volunteerism. NAAAP is an organization where “We Build Leaders” by giving challenging and rewarding volunteer assignments, team support, and cost-efficient project budgets.  Our volunteers are thought leaders, seasoned strategists, advisors, operators, and rising stars who commit 1-10 hours a week. National volunteers may come from one of NAAAP’s 25 chapters, other AAPI organizations, or corporate sector. 

Thank you!  We love our volunteers.  We count volunteer hours, and better yet, we are fortunate to count volunteer years.  

Current national volunteer needs are described in detail below. Also consider contacting your local NAAAP chapter about short-term and longer-term volunteer opportunities. 

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

This is an Executive Level position at NAAAP.

Reports To: Executive Director and the Board.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The CMO is responsible for coordinating all marketing, branding and public relations strategic and operational activity for NAAAP National and its programs and projects, including oversight for the National Convention.  The CMO advises on NAAAP branding, how and where NAAAP shows up. The CMO is also responsible for providing shared resources, tools and expertise to the various NAAAP chapters.  The CMO works with the Executive Director and NAAAP’s C-level officers (strategy, finance, legal, programs, business developemnt, talent, technology) and occassionally briefs and takes direction from the National Board.

The following national staff members report directly to the CMO:

  • Public Relations
  • Marketing Operations and Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Strategy and Operations
  • ALIST Executive Editor

The CMO may appoint other staff director positions as appropriate.

Qualifications and Skills

Required 

  • Understanding of NAAAP’s vision, mission, brand, non-partisan nature, and organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead with strategy, delegate, assign, and follow up
  • Familiarity with digital marketing, media relations, message development
  • Ability to prepare and deliver NAAAP’s position orally and in writing within 24 hours

Desired

  • Familiarity with google analytics and web design, content management
  • Experience with web-based tools including digital marketing, social media marketing, mass mailing systems
  • Experience in blogging, vlogging
  • Newsletter or magazine production experience

Time commitment : 4-10  hours a week

Tenure Term: 2 years (can be negotiable)  

Contact Talent Manager about this role : [email protected]

Speakers Bureau Director

Speakers Bureau Director

Reports To: Chief of Business Development and Chief Programs Officer

The NAAAP speakers bureau includes NAAAP board members, national and regional talents, facilitators, and subject matter experts who promote Asian American and Pacific Islander representation and discuss issues, policies, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and other cultural elements affecting the AAPI community.  NAAAP speakers bureau members have signed agreements with NAAAP as an agent.  The speakers bureau needs aa liaison who enjoys matching NAAAP high visibility and experienced speakers and facilitators with current or prospective sponsors for speaking engagements in community-based, chapter-based or corporate events.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director, Chief of Programs and Chief Business Development on fundraising through the speakers bureau and how the bureau can help us promote our program speakers 
  • Partner with NAAAP National and local chapters on identifying potential speaking engagements 
  • Work with NAAAP Program Directors on identifying potential speakers 
  • Compile and expand database of our current and  prospective speakers 
  • Administrator speaking contracts with each speaker 
  • Adjust or revise speaker contracts and templates as needs change
  • Work with technology team to create and maintain a webpage to showcase our speakers 
  • Strategize on marketing the bureau to local chapters and NAAAP’s corporate sponsors and partners

Other Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Research and book travel and lodging arrangements for NAAAP speakers (in conjunction with the client)
  • To extent possible, assist with instructions and run of show for any online presentation or virtual speaking, coordination for introductions,  moderator and other panelists, Q&A methods, and any rehearsal times.
  • Prepare  information (tax, funding, department) that needs to go on an invoice, and know who to consult for timely payment (collection is not the responsiblity of the speaker bureau director but can be facilitated by clear communication on director’s part.)

Qualifications and Skills

Required 

  • organization and a focus on details
  • courtesy and professionalism 
  • ability to communicate clearly and briefly on phone and email
  • self confidence to conduct call backs, negotiations, and make recommendations that would present win-win and safe outcomes and experiences, timeliness 

Desired 

  • salesmanship
  • negotiation skills
  • process improvement

Time commitment : 1-3  hours a week

Tenure Term: 1-2 years (can be negotiable) 

Contact Talent Manager about this role : lilia[email protected]

Talent Management Director

Talent Management Director

 

Reports To: Chief Talent Officer

The talent management chain includes job descriptions, screening, interviewing, and on-boarding candidates, performance standards, evaluation, and off-boarding.  The Talent Management Director maintains the job descfriptions, screening, interviewing, on-boarding portions, and volunteer recognition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with the Chief Talent Officer to fill critical vacancies for NAAAP national organization. 
  • Reviews and revises position descriptions.
  • Publicize vacancies in an organized and transparent manner via NAAAP website, social media, organizational leaders (Presidents Council, National Administration, Board, etc.) and answers questions about vacancies.
  • Works with hiring manager on screening, interviews, selection.
  • Maintains an up-to-date on-boarding checklist and helps new volunteers with communication, access, introductions, and first 2 weeks of the role.
  • The CTO will assign other responsibilities (performance, evaluation, off-boarding) to this role (Talent Mgmt Director) as appropriate.

Qualifications and Skills

Required 

  • Uphold high standards of professionalism, excellence, timeliness, and courtesy appropriate for the talent acquisition process.
  • Be discreet with candidates’ resumes, applications, and evaluations during the selection process.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Fairness in encouraging volunteers from all sources, inside and outside of NAAAP. 

Desired

  • Experience with human resources
  • Experience as a NAAAP volunteer at the chapter or national level.
  • Process improvement

Time commitment : 1-4  hours a week

Tenure Term: 2 years (can be negotiable) 

Contact Chief Talent Officer about this role : [email protected]

Fundraising Account Manager

Fundraising Account  Manager

 

Reports To: Chief Business Development Officer

Help NAAAP fundraise with grants, corporate sponsorships, and rewards programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with the Chief Business Development Officer to identify diversified streams of revenue for NAAAP.
  • Serve a direct liaison to assigned corpoate sponsors and programs. 

Qualifications and Skills

Required 

  • Uphold high standards of professionalism, financial integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • TBD

Desired

  • Familiarity with non-profit fundraising
  • TBD

Time commitment : 1-4 hours a week

Tenure Term: 1 year (can be negotiable) 

Contact Talent Manager about this role : [email protected]