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Grow Your Professional Nework by Volunteering with ISTSS

Looking to become more involved with ISTSS? Do you want to meet other trauma professionals with shared interests? 

Why Volunteer? 

  • Volunteers play an integral role in the day-to-day activities of the society and contribute to the decision-making process that helps shape ISTSS.
  • Volunteers make connections with other volunteers and leaders in the profession, creating a powerful professional network.
  • Volunteerism adds leadership, service, and professional dedication to CVs.
  • Assist ISTSS in achieving the goals outlined in the Strategic Plan.

How to Volunteer

To apply for an open volunteer opportunity, complete the volunteer application by clicking the "apply now" button below. You must be a member of ISTSS to apply. Corresponding members are welcome to apply for open volunteer positions.

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Open Volunteer Opportunities

Code of Conduct Task Force Member

The Code of Conduct task force is finalizing a Code of Conduct with actionable recommendations for ISTSS policies regarding expected conduct for the ISTSS based on feedback from the Board of Directors. This is a time limited and time sensitive task as we are hoping to complete our work prior to the mid-year board meeting. We are specifically looking for 1-2 volunteers to build out the staff procedures for handling complaints and to help with finalizing revisions.
Ideally a background in developing or training personnel in reporting processes best practices would be helpful. Someone with a background in responding to sexual assault/harassment cases in ways that are victim centered would also be helpful. Good communication and writing skills are essential.

Educational Review Committee- Sub-Committee Chair

The ISTSS Education Review committee is looking for ad hoc reviewers to assist with the review of educational products and content featured on the ISTSS website.  Reviewers of all career levels are welcome.  

We have immediate need for reviewers in the following content areas:

  • Resources related to COVID-19
  • Childhood trauma assessment

History of ISTSS Task Force

  1. Person(s) with experience and interest in videography and/or documentary-making are the key issues.  I’m coming to realize that, although I am capable of manipulating the images in my recordings to a great degree, it would be still better to have someone on the team with more editing experience/finesse and, if possible, access to/experience using more sophisticated editing software. 
  2. Person(s) with directorial experience in creating an effective video (Someone who knows how to frame and tell a story based on a mélange of video clips.
  3. Person(s) with formal training or amateur experience as an historian who could help develop this project as a formal history.

Questions? Contact Dana Rose Garfin, Volunteer Coordinator, and Tonya Cabrera, ISTSS Membership Coordinator