Help Wanted – National Space Society

by | Aug 3, 2017 |

The volunteer-supported National Space Society works through many committee teams. Following is a list of the NSS committees and teams. Click the blue icon to the right of a committee’s name to see a brief description of that committee’s responsibilities.

If you are interested in helping NSS, please fill out the contact form below the list of committees.

Thank you for your support of the National Space Society.

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is responsible for the recognition programs of the Society. Click here to volunteer for the Awards Committee.

Conferences Committee

The Conferences Committee is responsible for coordinating the planning and execution of the Society’s annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) and any other NSS conferences.

At this time, the Conferences Committee is not in need of additional volunteers.

Development Committee

The Development Committee is responsible for the raising of funds for the Society, including institutional giving, individual giving, bequests, major events, private foundation grants and high value donor programs. Click here to volunteer for the Development Committee.

Education and Outreach Committee

The Education and Outreach Committee is responsible for planning and execution of outreach to and education for the general public, maintaining a Speakers Bureau, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the general public. Click here to volunteer for the Education and Outreach Committee.

Information Services Team

The NSS Information Services Team is responsible for Society information systems, including but not limited to websites, blogs, databases, backup systems, security systems, licenses, membership systems, donor management systems, email systems, and group distribution lists. There is work for volunteers with a range of skill sets and abilities, but a computer software background is a big plus. Specific needs include WordPress, CSS, PhP, and Java/Javascript. Experience in website design and support is helpful, but a willingness to work hard and learn is the real requirement. Click here to volunteer for the Information Services Team.

Volunteer to Work at the 2019 International Space Development Conference

The 2019 International Space Development Conference team is looking for volunteers to staff and work at the 2019 International Space Development Conference being held in Arlington, Virginia on June 6-9, 2019.

To apply for a volunteer position, please complete the 2019 International Space Development Conference Volunteer Application Form.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for the growth and servicing of the membership, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the membership. Click here to volunteer for the Membership Committee.

Policy Committee

The Policy Committee is responsible for determining the general positions of the Society on legislative issues and the strategy and program through which the Society shall promote these positions, as well as overseeing the implementation of those policies via the Political Action Network (PAN). Click here to volunteer for the Policy Committee.

Political Action Network

The Political Action Network comprises the implementation arm of the Policy Committee. It is responsible for carrying out the positions of the Society via legislative and grassroots action, such as the annual Legislative Blitz). The PAN reports to the Chair of the Policy Committee. For more information, please see the Legislative and Political Action Network web pages. Click here to volunteer for the Political Action Network.

Projects Committee

The Projects Committee is responsible for the development and management of major projects (e.g., scientific, educational) of the Society. The Committee also provides assistance (when requested) for chapter-managed projects. Click here to volunteer for the Projects Committee.

Public Affairs Committee

The Public Affairs Committee is responsible for the positioning of the Society relative to the media, for the timely writing and dissemination of press releases and other media-focused documents, and for enhancing the value that the Society delivers to the media. Click here to volunteer for the Public Affairs Committee.

Social Networking Committee

The Social Networking Committee is responsible for NSS’ presence on the various forms of social media networks. Click here to volunteer for the Social Networking Committee.

Space Settlement Roadmap Committee

The Space Settlement Roadmap Committee is responsible for the creation of the NSS Roadmap to Space Settlement. Click here to volunteer for the Space Settlement Roadmap Committee.

 

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