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Volunteer Opportunities

GSA offers a range of volunteer opportunities, from quick “micro” tasks that take a few minutes to multi-year term positions and many in between. Some positions accept volunteers year-round. Others open for recruitment during specific times of the year. The calendar below is a guide to the positions we are recruiting for and when we accept applications.

All positions are listed on our Volunteer page on GSA Connect. Check out the page as new opportunities are added throughout the year that may not be included in the calendar below. 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Calendar of Volunteer Opportunities

January
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

February
Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Peer Reviewer
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

March
Nominations for Section Leadership and GSA Board positions
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

April
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

May
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

June
Click here for more information on the roles listed below:

Section Awards Review Panels
Section Fellows Review Panels
Section Annual Scientific Meeting Workgroups
ESPO Section Jr Leaders
ESPO Task Forces (Communications; Dissertation Writing Group; International; Webinar)
Membership Committee Presidential Appointee
Program, Publications and Products Presidential Appointee
Program, Publications and Products Workgroups
Humanities, Arts and Cultural Gerontology Advisory Panel
Minority Issues and Gerontology Advisory Panel
Public Policy Advisory Panel

GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

July
Annual Scientific Meeting Volunteer
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

August
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

September
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

October
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

November
Section Member Outreach Program
AGHE Academic Program Development Workgroup
AGHE Advancement Workgroup
AGHE Communications Workgroup
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

December
GSA Journal Reviewer
Mentor

Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the volunteer terms?

Volunteer terms vary by position. Some are just a few months and others for a year or more. The length of term is included in the position description.

Are there opportunities to volunteer for my member group?

Yes. GSA member groups have various opportunities, including assisting with the selection of award recipients, selecting Fellows and helping develop the section program for the Annual Scientific Meeting. Member group-specific opportunities will include “for all sections” as part of the position title or will have the specific section name in the opportunity.

Are volunteer opportunities available throughout the year?

Yes. See calendar above for ongoing opportunities year-round and check out the Volunteer Opportunities page on GSA Connect to learn more about these opportunities.

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