Get Involved

ATD DC Metro’s strongest asset is our membership and our member’s willingness to share skills, knowledge and expertise. Putting that talent into action by volunteering with ATD DC Metro can be your first step to an active role within the chapter.

Why Volunteer?
Volunteering with ATD DC Metro provides tremendous benefits including personal growth, professional development,
building industry contacts and developing relationships with colleagues along the way.

Time Commitment
The time commitment to volunteering varies based on the volunteer role selected. ATD Metro offers plenty of opportunities to comply with any schedule, from micro-volunteer opportunities to serving on the board for a full-year volunteer term.

Please contact the Director of Volunteering and Outreach by email at

Click here to see our Call for Volunteers quick video for our December 7-8, 2020 Virtual Conference

Opportunities Available to Volunteer

  • ATD DC Metro Board: Serve in a leadership role on the ATD DC Metro Board of Directors.
  • Communication: Assist with our chapter communication channels by creating content and design of newsletters, emails, website and social media.
  • Communities of Practice: Run one of our several special interest groups.
  • Membership: Engage with our chapter members and assist with outreach efforts of attracting new members to join the chapter.
  • Professional Development Events: Plan and run professional development events and dinner programs held face-to-face.
  • Special Projects: Assist with one-off or ongoing chapter projects. 
  • Strategic Partnerships: Research and connect with current and potential chapter partners and sponsors.
  • Virtual Education Programs: Plan and deliver webinars to our members throughout the calendar year.

Steps to Volunteering

  1. Become a Member of ATD DC Metro
    All ATD DC Metro volunteers are required to be a member of the chapter. 

  2. Decide What Kind of Volunteer Opportunity You Want
    Review all the volunteer opportunities available with the ATD DC Metro Chapter to figure out which volunteer opportunity aligns with your skills, interests and availability. 

  3. Apply to be an ATD DC Metro Volunteer 
    Complete the Volunteer Interest Form to provide our chapter with information about your background and on what volunteer opportunity you are interested in. 

  4. Complete the Volunteer Interest Form 
    Provide our chapter with information about your background and on what volunteer opportunity you are interested in. 

  5. Virtual Meeting with our Director of Volunteering & Outreach
    We will schedule a short virtual meeting/call with you to address any questions you may have about the chapter’s volunteering experience prior to starting your volunteer assignment and then introduce you to the liaison of your volunteer assignment to get started.

  6. Start Making a Difference and HAVE FUN!
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