At AIGA Charlotte, we’re dedicated to providing education and inspiration to the design and creative community by offering a diverse schedule of programs, events and initiatives. We are in need of our local community and volunteers such as yourselves to keep the momentum going.
By volunteering for AIGA Charlotte, you get great experience, exposure, connections, possible job opportunities along with being welcomed into a community of peers while furthering your professional development. If you’d like to help us out, please let us know by emailing back with your contact information (name, telephone and email) along with what you’re interested in helping with.
Below are the different volunteer opportunities. Please feel free to volunteer for more than one area if you’d like!
Team works with Student Groups Coordinator with organizing programs that are beneficial to student members. Helps with communication with area universities, colleges and student groups to communicate and champion their interests and needs. Please contact Giulio Turturro, Student Groups Coordinator, if you are interested.
Team works with Chapter Ambassador and Event Coordinators to help out at events with set up and/or breakdown, registration/check-in table, as a greeter, selling raffle tickets, drink/food sales or shooting photography, video or podcasts for each event. Please contact Kimberly Diedrich, VP of Programming, if you are interested.
Design Committee (AIGA Members only)
Team works with VP of Communications and VP of Programming to design event series branding and event print and electronic collateral. Please contact Kimberly Diedrich, VP of Communications, if you are interested.
Membership Committee (AIGA Members only)
Team works with Membership Coordinator to increase membership, works on strategies and initiatives for Chapter growth, community outreach, helps communicate benefits of AIGA membership and helps with event registration and event check-in table when needed. Contact Patrick Saleeby, Membership Director, if you are interested.
Mentors (5+ years experience required; AIGA membership recommended but not required)
Do you remember all the mistakes you make when you first graduated? Ever wish you were back in design school and you had a semester to complete your projects? Do you want to share with college students/recent graduates what the real world is like? Please contact Marty McKinney, Mentorship Coordinator, if you are interested.
Portfolio Reviewers (3+ years experience required)
Help shape the future of designers by volunteering your expertise as a portfolio reviewer! Graphic design professionals are needed for a portfolio review for student members. You must be at least 3 years out of school. Please contact Giulio Turturro, Student Groups Coordinator, if you are interested.
If you’re interested in any of the above, please let us know. If there’s something else you’d rather do as a volunteer for AIGA Charlotte, please don’t hesitate to tell us. Contact Kimberly Diedrich