Staff

At this time there are no paid staff positions open within the National Stuttering Association.

Staff

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Board of Directors

At this time there are no Board of Directors positions open within the National Stuttering Association.

Board of Directors

All interested and qualified applicants for a Board of Director “BOD” position should complete and submit the NSA Candidate Application (below) no later than February 21, 2020. Applicants do not need to be local to the NYC area, but some travel is required. These are volunteer positions. 

Please note that the NSA Board of Directors is a working board, so applicants should expect to spend up to a minimum of 3-5 hours per month on various projects, in addition to monthly video conference calls and two in-person meetings requiring travel.

Current Nominations Committee members are: Sarah Onofri, John Moore, Tom Scharstein, and Doug Scott.

OPEN POSITIONS

Family Programs Co-Chair

NSA Family Programs
The NSA’s Family Programs impacts kids, ‘tweens, teens who stutter and their parents. It plays a vital role in helping bring together young people who stutter to form friendships and gain greater self-confidence. Family Programs also provides parents education and indispensable opportunities to learn from each other.

The Family Programs Co-Chair position is responsible for helping to manage:

  • Family Programs Chapters
  • Family Chapter Leaders
  • Family Programs Regional Chapter Coordinators
  • Teen Advisory Council
  • GENERATIONS Mentoring program
  • Family Programs workshops at the Annual Conference
  • Co-Admin for the NSA Parents Facebook Group

This position works in tandem with the Family Programs Parent Co-Chair and alongside the Executive Director and Projects Director.

The ideal Family Programs Co-Chair candidate has some (or all) of the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Attended at least one NSA Annual Conference
  • Attends (or has attended) a Family Chapter meeting
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Able to work well within a team environment
  • Self-motivation/self-starter attitude
  • Computer skills, including use of social media
  • Adhere to confidentiality policies and discretion practices
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation

Family Programs Parent Co-Chair

NSA Family Programs
The NSA’s Family Programs impacts kids, tweens, teens who stutter and their parents. It plays a vital role in helping bring together young people who stutter to form friendships and gain greater self-confidence. Family Programs also provides parents education and indispensable opportunities to learn from each other.

The Family Programs Parent Co-Chair position is responsible for:

  • Building relationships with parents of children who stutter
  • Answering parent email inquiries
  • Performing parent outreach duties
  • Assisting with content updates to Family Programs section of the NSA website
  • Serve as a resource for conference planning and participating in Family Programs workshops at the Annual Conference
  • Co-Admin for the NSA Parents Facebook Group

This position works in tandem with the Family Programs Director Co-Chair and alongside the Executive Director and Projects Director.

The ideal Family Programs Co-Chair candidate has some (or all) of the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Parent of a child or teen who stutters
  • Attends (or has attended) a Family Chapter meeting
  • Attended at least one NSA Annual Conference
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Able to work well within a team environment
  • Self-motivation/self-starter attitude
  • Computer skills, including use of social media
  • Adhere to confidentiality policies and discretion practices
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation

Fund Development Co-Chair

As a nonprofit, the National Stuttering Association (NSA) relies on financial contributions to pay for the programs, activities, office, supplies, staff, etc. needed to follow through on our mission. The Fund Development team balances the need for short-term fundraising efforts with long-term fundraising appeals to ensure the NSA continues to be the preeminent organization for supporting people who stutter. The primary function of the Fund Development Co-Chair position is to choreograph the overall NSA fundraising strategy.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Establish a yearly fundraising plan
  • Correspond and develop relationships with current donors
  • Identify and perform outreach to potential donors
  • Work in tandem with the other Fund Development Co-Chair and alongside the Executive Director and NSA Board Chair

The ideal Fund Development Co-Chair candidate has some (or all) of the following attributes and qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of and ability to communicate the NSA’s mission and values
  • Attended at least one NSA Annual Conference
  • Demonstrated fundraising or fund development experience
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills
  • Proven project management experience
  • Able to work well within a team environment
  • Self-motivation/self-starter attitude
  • Adhere to confidentiality policies and discretion practices
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation

Requirements for all open positions:

  • Candidate must have attended at least one NSA Conference within the last three years
  • Candidate must have demonstrated computer and technology skills
  • Candidate must work well as a member of a team
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills
  • Candidate must understand the importance of discretion, confidentiality and govern themselves accordingly
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