Greater Houston Section
ACS-GHS Welcomes Your Participation!
Your involvement is what makes the ACS-GHS great. We need volunteers for efforts of various proportion and length - something for everyone. Below are some of the specific volunteer opportunities that we have available. If you are interested in volunteering but don't know where to start, email firstname.lastname@example.org or the GHS Volunteer Coordinator, Maryanne Mores at email@example.com and we can help you get started.
Ongoing Volunteer Participation
Social Media Manager
Communications & Technology Committee
Time commitment: 1 - 2 hrs/week
We're looking for one or two members who are interested in and familiar with social media use to help run the ACS-GHS Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn accounts. Responsibilities include working with the Communications & Technology Committee to advertise upcoming events, share section news and event updates, and interact with the community through our social media accounts. We usually work with a mix of scheduled and live posts so the time investment is flexible. This is a great opportunity to build your personal network within the Greater Houston Section while practicing your communication skills. Contact Dawn Friesen at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information.
Board and Committee Positions
We welcome members interested in running for executive board positions, chairing a committee, or sitting on one or more committees. We are particularly in need of a Technician Affairs Committee Chair, and members for the following committees:
Please contact us at the email addresses above to discuss these or other open positions.
Chemistry Outreach Volunteers
Share Your Experience with Students
Time commitment: 1 - 2 hrs
Are you willing to share your experience as a chemist or chemistry technician with high school (afternoon) or college students (evening)? We're looking for volunteers who can either give a short presentation or simply speak freely to the students. Expected time commitment is 1-2 hours, including travel. To volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Jacinto College STEM Expos
Time commitment: ~3 hrs
Date: November 21, 2019
Location: San Jacinto South Campus
We are looking for volunteers to help with hands-on chemistry demonstrations at the San Jacinto STEM Expo on their South Campus on Nov 21st. All events are from 5:30 - 7:00 pm, and require a security check and safety training in advance of the event.