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AOSW Volunteer Center

We are so glad you want to be an active part of AOSW! We offer a variety of opportunities for early-, mid- or late-career members to volunteer. Learn more about why volunteering is important.

A Message from AOSW President Bill McDermott on Volunteering

Current Volunteer Opportunities

The following are some of the current volunteer opportunities. But if you have a special skill or background that would benefit AOSW, let us know! We will do our best to match volunteers with areas that need their skills. Not sure what you want to do? Just let us know what interests you and we'll be in touch.

Communications Committee
Communications is in need of:

  1. an editor for their newsletter
  2. two individuals for social media, one for Facebook and the other for twitter. Both of these individuals would work with the social media coordinator to post educational and informational oncology related postings to AOSW related social media outlets.
Please contact Brittany Nwachuku at [email protected] for more information.
Membership Committee
The Membership Committee is seeking members for their committee. Please contact Jennifer Dunn at [email protected] for more information.
Finance Committee
Want to gain new skills and grow as a professional while building your resumé and expanding your professional network? Join AOSW’s finance committee to further develop competencies around budgeting, organizational financial planning and supporting the fiscal health of a non-profit. No CPA, MA in accounting or financial planning credentials required, just a passion for oncology social work and a desire to give back to our profession and the organization that helps support it. Want to know more? Michael Grignon, AOSW Secretary-Treasurer, [email protected]
Diversity,  Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee
The Diversity,  Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committees have a number of opportunities. Please contact Eucharia Borden at [email protected] to learn more.
Advocacy Committee
The AOSW Advocacy Committee is in need of volunteers. If you have an interest in taking action to support the profession of oncology social work and the patients we serve, please consider joining the committee. Whether your focus is grassroots organizing, organizational policy, or educating lawmakers, we have room for you. For more information or to express your interest, contact Elizabeth Franklin at [email protected].
Education Committee
individuals are needed for the 2021-22 conference committee. Please contact Heather Goltz at [email protected] for more information.
Ethics SIG
We are in need of a leader for the Ethics SIG. Please contact Linda Mathew at [email protected].
State Representatives
We have opportunities for state reps for the following states:
  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Rhode Island
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

If you are interested in learning more about what a state representative does, please contact Camille Faunda at [email protected]

Why Volunteer?

  • Play an integral role in the day-to-day activities of the AOSW. 
  • Connect with other volunteers and leaders in the profession, creating a powerful professional network.
  • Enhance your resume or CV with leadership, service and professional skills.
  • Assist AOSW achieve its strategic goals.

For information on volunteering for one of AOSW’s committees, email AOSW Headquarters. You must be a member in good standing to volunteer.