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Description of Volunteer Opportunities

Exam Committee – Draft questions for the exam. Periodically review exam for accuracy and currency of information. In 2012, help with development of two specific exams (adult and pediatric focused).
Estimate of # hours needed per month: 1-2
per year: 12-15(when revising the exam)

Public Relations – Various tasks assigned to individual members throughout the year: emailing speakers who presented at ASHA, DRS, state meetings to encourage them to apply; prepare materials for speakers to use at talks; update PR materials.

Estimate of # hours needed per month: 1-2 month
per year: 10-12 year (can select task that is done at a particular time of the year)

Mentor- After a short training call with mentor chair, work 1:1 with assigned protégé to provide guidance regarding their application. Usually one introductory phone call, then follow up emails at periodic times (some protégés are ready to apply; some just starting a several year process). You may have 5-7 mentees in total.
Estimate of # hours needed per month: 1
per year: 6

Continuing Education – Solicit speakers to give new presentations on the web. Help with organization of Meet the Masters. Provide input to ASHA convention Program Committee.
Estimate of # hours needed per month: 1
per year: 6-10

Corporate Partners - Help identify facilities, systems and corporations which employ numbers of SLPs practicing in dysphagia. Make contact and follow up with the corporations.
Estimate of # hours needed per month: 1
per year: 10


Volunteer Form

If you would like to volunteer to help AB-SSD with committee work, review the list and fill out the volunteer interest form below.  The Administrative office will follow up with you based on your indicated interests.  Please note:  You must have your BCS-S to volunteer for our committees.