Complete an online submission form on the volunteer page during the submission period.
No, please submit an application for your top choice. If you are not selected for your top choice, we may contact you to offer options for a different position.
The length of commitment varies depending on the role. Review the roles and expectations on the volunteer page of the position you are interested in.
All applicants will be notified by the end of the year.
Yes, all volunteers need to be IAPP members. All members are encouraged to apply. However, the length of membership might be taken into consideration for certain positions. Learn more about member benefits and join today.
Length of involvement in the field might affect selection of candidates for certain positions. You are still encouraged to apply.
Yes, if you want to try out a one-time volunteer position to get some experience we have those too! See all volunteer opportunities on the volunteer page.
Unfortunately, you will need to wait until the next open submission period that takes place every fall. However, if you want us to make a note of your interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No, members need to log in to their MyIAPP account to complete their own application.
There are many ways to get involved. Please see the volunteer page for a full list of options.
Advisory Board Questions
Depending on your background and interest, it might be helpful to review the roles and expectations documents for each of our open boards to see where your abilities and the scope of work best match.
No, if you have working knowledge of a region for which you can contribute, although you may not live there, you would certainly be considered for that board.
No, however, there may be an onsite luncheon or advisory board meeting taking place at a conference that it would be advantageous for you to attend. We love to connect with our advisory board members at our conferences.
Yes, published articles are not a requirement. Please refer to the roles and expectations document for more information.
KnowledgeNet Chapter Questions
New chapter requests will be reviewed at the beginning of the year. Please read the roles and expectations for KnowledgeNet Chapter chairs, and if you're interested, email Leah Harrington at email@example.com to learn more.
Current chapter chairs are listed on our chair page.
You must live or work near the chapter you apply for.
If your term continues into next year, you do not need to re-apply. Chairs serve a two-year term so if your term is ending this year you will need to re-apply. If you’re not sure when your term ends please email firstname.lastname@example.org.