Do you want to volunteer for our dynamic association?
It takes a village!
Here at NCTA, we are always busy organizing and preparing events and workshops that help us all grow in our profession. If you are a member, have time to spare and would like to be added to our volunteer database, please contact us. (Note, if the email links here and below do not work, please check your browser’s security settings, which can interfere with opening your mail client.)
Some of our NCTA Volunteer Activities
- Providing refreshments for events or workshops – post Covid
- Finding speakers for general meetings
- Organizing a coffee gathering, lunch or happy hour in your local area post Covid, organizing a virtual Zoom event (NCTA has a Zoom account)
- Writing, editing or proofreading for Translorial, our journal
- Managing advertising for Translorial, our journal
NCTA Volunteer Positions
If you’re interested in getting more involved with NCTA on an ongoing basis, we have a few volunteer positions that require a small amount of time throughout the year. These positions open up periodically, so please let us know if you would be interested in one of them.
- General Meeting Refreshments Coordinator
Purchase snacks and refreshments for the General Meeting, set up the table and coordinate clean-up after the meeting. A budget will be provided and the cost will be reimbursed.
» Contact: Events Director
- Social Events Organizer
You will be responsible for selecting a venue where you will host a social event to gather 2 to 10 people. Coordinate attendance and collect attendees contact information for NCTA’s database. Take pictures of the event, write up any highlights and send to Events Director. Before the event: share the announcement through social media and with your network. While Covid restrictions are in place, this can happen virtually, via NCTA’s own Zoom account.
» Contact: Events Director
- Membership Outreach Assistant
Identify organizations, such as cultural groups or international chambers of commerce, where we might be able to reach translators and interpreters who are interested in joining a professional association. Work with the membership director to promote NCTA meetings and workshops to community organizations, universities, and online to get the word out to potential new members.
» Contact: Membership Director
- Translorial Proofreaders
Proofread assigned portions of Translorial prior to publication. Translorial is now all online only, but we strive for the same high quality as the prior print edition.
» Contact: Translorial Editor
If you have questions, feedback or ideas for other ways you’d like to participate in the NCTA, please contact us via email or via the contact form.