Call for Volunteers
Get involved. Make a difference. Be a volunteer.
Volunteering with GALA enables you to develop as a leader, build your professional network, and sharpen your collaboration skills. Simultaneously, it provides critical support to GALA in high-impact areas and extends the association’s resources.
The next call for volunteers will be in Q3 2022. Start planning your involvement now!
|Membership and MarCom Committee||Plans for growth and retention of GALA members and for effective communication with various stakeholder groups. Focus on strategies for recruiting new members, ensuring a diverse membership, and engaging member-users||6||1 year (max 3)|
|Member Programs Committee||Provides guidance on the programs and services that GALA delivers to its members. Encompasses events, content, SIGs, conferences and more.||6||1 year (max 3)|
|Standards Committee||Monitors the development of industry standards and represents GALA on external standards bodies. Acts as a steering group for all GALA-led standards initiatives.||6||1 year (max 3)|
|Conference Programming Committee||Develops conference theme and call for proposals. Reviews and builds professional development for GALA annual conference. Members act as on-site moderators.||7||~9 months|
|Rising Star Scholarship Committee||Develops theme and rubric for Rising Star Scholarship contest, which awards registration and travel stipend to GALA's annual conference to two students in translation, interpreting, or localization program.||5||~5 months|
|SIG Leadership||Develops goals and programming for GALA's special interest groups. Moderates meetings and manages working groups, if applicable.||varies||1 year|
|GALA Board of Directors||Sets the strategic direction of the association and provides oversight and stewardship of GALA's operations and resources. Represents the diverse interests of GALA's stakeholders.||7||2 years (max 4)|