Outreach Coordinator

The Outreach Coordinator is a volunteer Officer position on the OWCA Executive Board.

Position Details

  • Length of term: 2 years (January 2023 to December 2024)
  • Time commitment: 5-15 hours per month (includes synchronous and asynchronous work)
  • Renewable?: Yes, up to 2 times
  • Elected by: OWCA Executive Board


We welcome your application regardless of your prior experience with professional associations, program coordination, and outreach. The Executive Board will support you as a new Board member and help you to implement your ideas. 

You should apply for this position if you:

  • Would like to develop/hone skills in event coordinating, networking, and community building
  • Would enjoy developing relationships within the writing center community and between writing center organizations and affiliates
  • Have ideas for ways OWCA can better collaborate with the wider writing center and online literacy community


If elected, you would do the following within your monthly time commitment:

  • Serve as the OWCA affiliate representative for the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)
  • Submit proposals for affiliate meetings and special interest groups on online writing center work at the IWCA conference
  • Initiate relationships and collaborations with other associations and organizations
  • Develop a process for obtaining and maintaining affiliations with other associations and organizations
  • Attend monthly Executive Board meetings to report on your progress, review items that need Board feedback/approval, and vote on Board and committee projects

Learn More

To learn more about this position and the OWCA, you can attend an Informational Session.

You can also review the following pages on our website:

If you have questions, please email election@onlinewritingcenters.org.

How to Apply

Please create ONE of the following: 

  • Written statement (200-300 words) OR
  • Video statement (2-3 minutes). Video statements should be uploaded to YouTube and include edited closed captions for accessibility (please review the OWCA Guide for Video Applications for assistance).

Your statement will be shared with the OWCA Executive Board for voting. In your statement, please answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to be more involved with the OWCA and to hold the position of Outreach Coordinator?
  • What opportunities do you see for OWCA to collaborate and connect with the wider writing center field, including other writing center organizations or affiliates?


Applications for this election are due October 31 (by end of the day).

Example Applications
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Informational Sessions
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