Why Volunteer for STC-PSC?

Why Volunteer for STC-PSC?

The Puget Sound Chapter of STC depends on the service and commitment of our volunteers. As a volunteer, there are many benefits you can take advantage of. Here are just some of them:

  • Gain work experience and in some cases receive a reference for your work.
  • Advance your career and become more marketable in the job market.
  • Network with local, national, and international technical communicators.
  • Expand and offer your existing skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Be an innovator and industry leader.
  • Enhance your resume or college application.
  • Meet and learn from technology leaders.
  • Demonstrate your company’s values.

What are the current volunteer opportunities?

Our current needs include SEO Manager, Blog Manager, Chapter Meeting Photographers.

Here are their main responsibilities:

Social Media Manager

Each month the chapter meeting and other events will need to be marketed on our social media. (Approx. 2 hours per mo.)

  • Using your own LinkedIn account, become a member of a list of LI Groups and post events throughout the month for each event open for registration.
  • Update the Meetup group with new events and also send out updated announcements to market our meetings and events.
  • Post on local tech pub calendars, other meetup groups as appropriate, and look for new avenues to get the work out about our meetings and events.

Blog Manager

  • Looking for someone to own this space and reach out to people to participate.
  • Will review submissions, work with writers, and help develop finished pieces.
  • Will also be responsible for posting finished blog posts to web site.

Photographers

Anyone can do this job. If you attend a meeting, snap some photos and send them to PR@stc-psc.org. If we use it we’ll give you photo credit for your pictures.

  • Take pictures at events and send them in after the event to be used in newsletters and other media.

To apply for any of these positions, please contact pr@stc-psc.org