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2022 Annual Conference Volunteers

2022 Summer/Fall Program Associates

Workgroup/Network Associates

 

2022 Annual Conference Volunteers 

SID-US is seeking in-person and virtual volunteers for our 2022 Hybrid Annual Conference on Thursday, May 26. Volunteering is a great opportunity to be exposed to the international development sector and to meet key players in international development.  

Volunteers attend the Conference for free in return for a 6-hour volunteer AM or PM shift. In-person volunteers will be required to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19. Breakfast or lunch will be provided, depending on the volunteer’s shift. 

AM Shift: 7:00 AM – 12:00 NOON ET 

PM Shift: 12:00 NOON – 5:00 PM ET 

In-person volunteers will be expected to help in the following ways:  

  • Greet and direct attendees to check in  

  • Assist with onsite check in and registration 

  • Print or distribute badges  

  • Verify COVID-19 vaccination 

  • Assist with speaker troubleshooting 

  • Answer questions about the program 

  • Usher attendees to plenary sessions, breakout rooms, lounges, reception, etc.  

  • Attend sessions and assist with the facilitated discussions 

  • Manage mics during Q&A, and throughout program where necessary 

Virtual volunteers will be expected to help in the following ways:  

  • Engage and post on TC forums and chats  

  • Participate in 3D World exhibit and engage with other attendees  

  • Live tweet during live breakout sessions and compile a short summary consisting of panels  

  • Aid in other communications and social media tasks as needed 

A limited number of volunteer opportunities will be available with priority given to students and young professionals breaking into the field of international development. For any questions, please email mrandive@sidw.org.

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We are no longer accepting applications for this opportunity. 

 

2022 Summer/Fall Program Associates

July - December

 

An internship at SID-US is an invaluable opportunity for young people interested in pursuing a career in international development. As a Program Associate, you will meet high-level professionals with years of experience in the field and in Washington, DC – perhaps even your future employer! Apply here.

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):  
  • Perform general administrative duties (including answering phones, handling mail, drafting correspondence, etc.)  
  • Work closely with our staff to do the following: 
    • Assist with program development, planning, and logistics for SID-US's numerous Workgroups  
    • Assist with planning for SID-US’s virtual Annual Events (Career Fair, Annual Conference, Annual Dinner) 
    • Write summaries of Chapter activities and events to be published on our website 
    • Develop outreach and marketing materials 
    • Support the SID-US staff in providing deliverables to SID-Washington Board of Directors committees 
    • Assist with various communications initiatives including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and website maintenance  
Position Qualifications: 
  • Academic and/or work experience in international development; international relations; communications and/or event planning preferred  
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, pay meticulous attention to detail, and work well on a small team  
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently, while also being receptive to direction  
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment and retain a positive outlook under pressure  
  • Strong commitment to international development
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills  
  • Very strong organizational and interpersonal skills  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with Adobe InDesign and Acrobat, Canva, and HTML a plus  
  • Ability to work with consideration towards course scheduling. SID-W requires a minimum of 25 hours per week. 

All internships are remote for the foreseeable future and based on the recommendations set by the CDC and city/state guidelines. SID-US staff may return to the in-person setting in 2022, but we still encourage applicants outside of the DMV area to apply.

The dates for the internship are negotiable. Additionally, the SID-US staff is committed to helping dedicated individuals find jobs, build their resumes, and develop skills that will be critical to future success in the professional sphere.

How to Apply

Please click on Apply Now below to submit the application form. You will be asked to share your resume, a cover letter, 3 professional references, and a writing sample with your application. Applications are received on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

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Email jobs@sidw.org with any questions.

 

Workgroup/Network Associate

The Workgroup or Network Associate position at SID-US is an opportunity for young professionals to get more involved with our several workgroups and networks. As a Workgroup or Network Associate, you will get a chance to work closely with current Co-Chairs for various workgroups and networks, interact with members and prospective members, and contribute to the activities of the workgroups or networks that you are a part of. This role will be focused on managing various virtual and communications platforms for the workgroups and networks and help implement continued interaction between Co-Chairs and members. Please note that this is a volunteer opportunity and not an internship or full-time role with SID-Washington. This position will run for a period of one year with a possible chance of extension of another year. 

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):  

 

Position Qualifications: 

  • Must be a SID-US member or member affiliate (includes employee/student of an Institutional Member) 
  • Young Professional (between ages 18 to 32) 
  • Entry-level Professionals or Graduate Student
  • 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-W staff 

 

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The application cycle for this volunteer position will open in June 2022.