Staff

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

Staff

Contract Marketing Professional
This is a paid, contract position, hourly rate commensurate with experience. Hours will vary based on project. The ideal candidate is a marketing professional looking for freelance or contract work  on the side. This marketing pro will be responsible for creating and implementing engagement strategies that energize the NSA® Community. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with NSA Executive Director to assist and develop projects as deemed necessary
  • Assists the Adult Programs Chair and Family Programs Chair in marketing chapter engagement and chapter attendance; and
  • Assists the Special Projects Chair in developing programs and communications that address identified strategic needs (e.g., stuttering in the workplace, NSA Connects, etc.).

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective time-management skills with the ability to multitask and deliver initiatives on time, on budget and on strategy.
  • Strong leadership and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality, and govern themselves accordingly.

Other:

  • Familiarity with the stuttering community is a plus
  • Participation in local NSA Chapters and attendance at a past Annual Conference  is a plus
  • Experience working with volunteers is desirable.
  • Solid knowledge of common computer applications used for word processing, email, presentations, spreadsheets, and website design (advanced knowledge and skill is preferred).

Interested? Submit your resume and portfolio of recent projects via email to Info@WeStutter.org.

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 Directors “BOD” position should complete and submit the NSA Candidate Application (below) no later than July 9, 2020, 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 1-3 hours per month on various projects, including monthly conference calls and two in-person meetings requiring travel.

Current Nominations Committee members: Sarah Onofri, John Moore, Annie Bradberry, and Doug Scott, and auxiliary member Derek Mitchell.

Adult Programs Co-Chair (2 positions open)

 

Position Description

The Adult Programs Co-Chairs (2) are responsible for managing the adult chapters, assisting in community outreach within adult programs, serving as the primary liaison between the Regional Chapter Coordinators (RCCs), Executive Director/Projects Director, and Board of Directors. The co-chairs are responsible for coordinating the division of tasks and responsibilities, and communicating that division to the ED/PD to maintain efficiency within the Adult Program. The Adult Programs Co-Chairs are required to maintain comprehensive chapter data and report this data to Executive Director and BOD. There are currently two positions open.

 

Position Responsibilities 

  • Maintains regular communication with RCCs in your selected regions, assessing and assisting with any needs they may have
  • Communicates with RCCs, Executive Director (ED) & Projects Director (PD) in vetting of new CLs and creation of new chapters
  • Follows new chapter creation process, assisting RCCs, PD, and ED, and suggesting revisions as needed
  • Creates and update AP initiatives, programs, and literature as needed
  • Provides updates regarding Chapter listings as needed
  • Works with ED on Adult Chapter Leader budgetary needs and concerns
  • Serves as liaison between NSA leadership (Board) and Chapter Leaders/RCCs
  • Updates ED and Board on current condition of Adult Programs through reports, surveys, and other means
  • Maintains communication with Family Programs Co-Chairs regarding overlapping chapter responsibilities
  • Maintains communication and positive feedback to Chapter Leaders, including but not limited to co-administration of the NSA Chapter Leaders Facebook group
  • Facilitates the Chapter Leader Experience at the Annual Conference, and other activities designed to engage attending Chapter Leaders
  • Responsible for disturbances within AP, and works with ED and PD to resolves issues as they arise
  • Conference responsibilities include:
    • Promotes conference attendance among Adult Chapters
    • Oversight of Adult Chapter Leader Experience
    • Creates and facilitates special Adult Chapter Leader conference events and activities
    • Adult RCC Team Building activities
    • Adult Chapter Leader social events
  • Works with ED and Events Coordinator on the following:
    • Coordination of Adult Chapter Events (holiday parties, social events, screenings, etc)
    • Assists with Regional 1-Day events as needed

 

Position Qualifiers 

  • Candidate must have attended at least one NSA Conference within the last three years
  • Candidate must have previous experience as a Chapter Leader and/or Regional Chapter Coordinator (current or former)
  • 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

Members of both the Board and Staff of the National Stuttering Association are expected to responsibly represent the NSA within their respective communities and to advocate for NSA’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.

Volunteer Positions

Special Projects Committee (3 open positions)

Do you have experience and a passion for collaborating with others, coordinating projects, and most importantly leading efforts that add value to the stuttering community? If you answered ‘Yes!’, then continue reading.

The NSA’s Special Projects Committee is looking for three qualified, passionate, and fun individuals to join our newly-formed team. In this volunteer position, you will assist the Special Projects Chair who sits on the Board of Directors. This team will work together to facilitate the end-to-end implementation of events and programming that add value to and increase awareness of the NSA’s work. Members of this team have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other areas of the NSA, including Adult Programs and the Young Adult Committee.

The NSA has been instrumental in enhancing the lives of people who stutter, educating the public, assisting speech professionals, championing research, and reducing the stigma of stuttering, but there is still work to be done. Please consider sharing your expertise with the NSA and giving back to the stuttering community by applying today!

Chapter Leadership

The NSA is looking for enthusiastic people to volunteer their time, energy, and skills serving our organization in the critically important role of Regional Chapter Coordinator!

Regional Chapter Coordinators (RCCs) assist with the development of local NSA Chapters and Chapter Leaders within their region. They are the primary liaison between our Adult and Family Chapters and the Adult Program Co-Chairs, Family Program Co-Chairs, NSA Board of Directors, and NSA staff.

RCCs will be expected to spend two to five hours per month on various tasks and responsibilities, including maintaining up-to-date chapter records, interviewing potential new Chapter Leaders, trimester reporting and follow-up, assisting struggling chapters, regular chapter correspondence and engagement via email and social media, and monthly meetings with Adult/Family Programs Co-Chairs.

If you have current or previous experience as an NSA Chapter Leader and are interested in serving as either an Adult or Family Regional Chapter Coordinator, please reach out via email using the appropriate link below.

Requirements for all open positions:

  • 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

Members of the Board and Staff of the National Stuttering Association, as well as volunteers, are expected to responsibly represent the NSA within their respective communities and to advocate for NSA’s mission, programs, and services as appropriate.