Get Involved Today!

We are seeking part-time summer volunteers that can help bring the Future of IDEAS Summit to life and gain some valuable professional experience along the way. The open volunteer postings below will give you a clearer sense of what we are looking for. If you have other skills or interests you’d like to volunteer but do not see listed, please fill out the General Volunteering form, and we will be in touch to discuss how our needs may align with your skillset. All submissions must be submitted by  5:00pm EST on June 9th.


  • Meaningful professional development opportunities with an emerging social justice non-profit

  • Access to a dynamic community of emerging social justice leaders

  • A unique chance to make significant contributions to a growing community of IDEAS practitioners

  • Free admission to the 2019 INW IDEAS Summit (applies only to Social Media Coordinator and Events & Logistics Coordinator)


Social Media Coordinator

Estimated Time Commitment: up to 5 hours/week June-August

Reports to: Marketing and Promotions Committee

This Social Media Coordinator volunteer position entails generating, posting, and managing pre-completed content on the INW website and developing new content on INW’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Beyond content, this role will help with virtual community outreach and development, attracting new participants to INW through social media channels. In addition, the Social Media Coordinator may work with the Board to maintain and update our website

Requested Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience cultivating and sustaining website and social media traffic

  • Comfort with using social media platforms to build community and share content

  • Familiarity with IDEAS-related issues

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Events and Logistics Coordinator

Estimated Time Commitment: up to 5 hours/week June/July, up to 10 hours/week in August

Reports to: Summit Logistics and Project Management Committee

The Event & Logistics Coordinator is a volunteer position at the center of the INW conference team. Working with the logistical committee members, the Coordinator will assist with planning, coordinating, and executing the planned events during the conference. Responsibilities may include: collaborating with various conference stakeholders (the space, participants, speakers, vendors, etc.); supporting registration and tactical needs to execute a successful event; and Summit follow-up (surveys, data collection).

Requested Skills/Experience:

  • Prior event planning/logistics experience (in either personal or professional capacities)

  • Ability to effectively liaise with different stakeholders (INW Board, summit location staff, Summit participants, vendors, etc.)

  • Budget management

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General Volunteering

There are many ways to get involved to help the INW community make this Summit a success, including, but not limited to:

  • Promoting the Summit: Help us get the word out!

  • Facilitating a break-out session or Summit conversation

  • Capturing notes during the Summit for post-conference initiatives

  • Participating in post-conference initiatives, including the development of a shared IDEAS Charter or Agenda and other related activities

If any of these opportunities appeal to you, or if you have another way of contributing in mind, please let us know!