Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities Available

With IASA’s new volunteer program, members can sign-up for short-term opportunities, based on their interest, that will have a big impact on the organization.  This opportunity is especially great for members who are limited on time but want to contribute their talent to IASA and/or those who are new to organizational leadership. Consider getting involved today!

IASA offers a variety of ways for our members to get involved, from short-term volunteer projects to committee, council, and board service.

P&C Textbook – Treasury Management Chapter Authors

A volunteer author is needed to update the Treasury Management Chapter of IASA’s Property & Casualty Insurance Accounting book. The book was last published “as of 2016” and needs to be updated through the current date. Previous material will be furnished for use. Authors must be able to finish the chapter updating by the end of September 2021. Click here to apply for this opportunity.

P&C Textbook – Word Expert Needed

IASA is in the process of updating the Property & Casualty Insurance Accounting book. As chapters are completed, volunteers will be needed to conduct a review of design and formatting, as well as language and grammar. If this is your area of expertise, we need you! The review process will be sporadic as chapters are completed and could occur between now and the end of the year. Click here to apply for this opportunity.

IASA Xchange – Post Event On-Demand Pilot Testers

Description

IASA needs volunteers to review and test IASA Xchange sessions from the August 29 – September 1, 2021 event for on-demand offering with CPE in the eLearning Center.  Pilot Testers will view a recording of the session presented and go through the process to make sure the video works and you are able to complete a post event assessment.  Pilot Testers will be provided instructions and will complete a Pilot Tester form documenting the time necessary to complete the review and assessment. (Pilot Testers may NOT be involved in development of sessions they presented or assisted in developing.) 

Need CPE? Pilot Testers are eligible for CPE credit! The more sessions you test, the more credit you earn!

Responsibilities:

Review on-demand session, complete a post event assessment and complete Pilot Tester form noting time to complete and return to IASA.

Duration of Project Needs:

Project to take place approximately two weeks following IASA Xchange, with reviews to be completed within one week (September 15-22).

Turnaround Time:

One week (whether one session or multiple)

Number of Volunteers Needed:

Approximately 165 Pilot Tests are needed. (One individual may Pilot Test multiple sessions)

Type of Communication Required (phone, video calls, F2F):

Email, Computer with internet connection to access recorded sessions

 

Desired/Required Skill Set:

Ability to access session online, complete a post event assessment, complete and return form.

Click this link to submit your interest here:

Description:
Individuals with industry experience and expertise in the following areas to serve as graders of submissions for annual conference session content and content for various distribution channels through IASA’s 365 Call for Content portal.  Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

Business Operations Diversity & Inclusion Executive Leadership Finance
 Hot Topics  Human Resources Information Technology  Legal
 Marketing  Risk  Women in Leadership

Responsibilities:
Review and grade Call for Content submissions for topic relevance/interest to the industry and final selection by the Education Committee using grading software. Training for software will be provided.

Duration of Project Needs:
365 and Xchange lite virtual event Call for Content Portal: Ongoing/Periodic
Xchange In-Person/Virtual Conference: Grading training: 4/26/2021, Grading period: 5/5/2021 – 5/12/2021

Grading Turnaround time:
One week

Time of Commitment:
Varies based upon number of submissions, Approximately 1 – 3 hours

Number of Volunteers Needed:
Unlimited

Type of communication Required (phone, video calls, F2F):
Email, Computer with internet connection to access grading software

Desired/Required Skill Set:
Ability to access software, review Call for Content session information and evaluate session based upon industry relevance and Knowledge Resource Volunteer’s content expertise.

Please submit your interest, update your IASA profile with industry experience and complete a quick form noting your relevant industry experience.

Submit Your Interest Here

Update Your Profile: Login to the IASA website and update your profile with your areas of industry experience.

Complete this quick form noting your history of experience and expertise

Description:
Volunteers to fill committee positions on active committees from November 1 – June 30, 2021.  Committee rotations run annually on a fiscal year calendar.  Current active committees include Women in LeadershipDiversity & InclusionAnnual Conference Program (ACPC)Chapter AdvisoryEducationExecutive Educatione-LearningInsurance Accounting-Risk Management-Finance ProgramProfessional Development ProgramTechnology Program and Volunteer Development.

Responsibilities:
Participation in periodic committee calls (Zoom meetings) and engagement in committee projects/tasks.

Duration of Project Needs:
Projects determined by committee chair depending upon current year committee goals/objectives.

Turnaround time:
Determined by the committee project.

Time of Commitment:
Now through June 30th.  Option to continue for next year is open for engaged volunteers.

Number of Volunteers Needed:
Open

Type of communication Required (phone, video calls, F2F):
Email, Periodic Zoom meetings, Computer with internet connection

Desired/Required Skill Set:
Willingness to engage in committee calls and projects as determined by the committee.

Submit your committee interest here!

We are expanding our committee and would like more C-suite members focused in the Human Resources and Marketing areas.

 

Click here and submit your interest here.

Take the Next Step and Volunteer! 

If you would like to volunteer for an open project, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form below.  Can’t find an opportunity that interests you below? New projects will be added regularly. Contact Tricia Stillman at tstillman@iasa.org with any questions.

Submit Your Volunteer Interest Form.


Have you updated your profile recently? 
 Login Now, select MY ACCOUNT from the home navigation and update your areas of interest and expertise.  If you don’t have an account choose the Create a New Account option and follow the prompts.

This information will assist IASA in developing content to meet your educational needs, and expand your skills and network of resources through future volunteer opportunities!

Ready to Commit But Have Additional Questions?

You’ve taken the first step to volunteering…..expressing interest.

If our Volunteer Evolution of Committee Structure – FAQs doesn’t answer your questions, please feel free to reach out, get additional information and get plugged in to the project that works for you.  And get more in return than you ever expected!

Please Contact: Tricia Stillman | AVP-Education & Systems at tstillman@iasa.org