D.C. Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation

Open Positions

Join our Team 🙂

Vice Chair Coordinator:

Must be a Surfrider Foundation Member; 2 to 20 hours a week, 2-year commitment; one chapter meeting per month and/or Executive Committee meeting per month

  • Runs meetings in the Chair’s absence
  • Performs other duties of the Chair as needed
  • Ideally chairs a committee of the chapter, either event, program, member development or campaign committee
  • Contributes to the chapter’s website and social media pages
  • Uses the Vicechair@ email address for chapter related emails

To apply, please fill this out and email a resume to chair@dc.surfrider.org

Volunteer Coordinator:

Must be a Surfrider Foundation Member; 2 to 20 hours a week, 2-year commitment; one chapter meeting per month and/or Executive Committee meeting per month

  • One of the most important jobs in the chapter because there are typically hundreds of members in every chapter being led by a few
  • Coordinates with committees (campaign or events) and/or campaign and program leaders to identify volunteer needs
  • Leads volunteer recruitment by communicating those needs to the membership and posting volunteer opportunities elsewhere as appropriate
  • Build and manage a database or list of volunteers and potential volunteers
  • Gets to know volunteers, their interests and match them to opportunities
  • Responds to inquiries from people seeking to volunteer
  • Contributes to the chapter’s website and social media pages
  • Possibly -communicates to the chapter membership via mass emails
  • Organize events for volunteers to meetup and get to know each other better
  • Uses the Volunteercoordinator@email address for chapter related emails

To apply, please fill this out and email a resume to chair@dc.surfrider.org

Secretary:

Must be a Surfrider Foundation Member; 2 to 20 hours a week, 2-year commitment; one chapter meeting per month and/or Executive Committee meeting per month

  • The Secretary is responsible for the Chapter’s records (minutes) and correspondence.
  • The Secretary keeps an accurate record of the meetings and topics of discussion of the Chapter and of the Executive Committee; and transmits the same to the successor in Office.
  • The Secretary is responsible for sending monthly reports to Surfrider Foundation National Headquarters and is also a primary contact to National Headquarters.
  • The Secretary is responsible for sending out monthly/bimonthly emails to the Chapter’s members
  • The Secretary maintains and writes blogs for the Chapter’s website

To apply, please fill this out and email a resume to chair@dc.surfrider.org


Fundraising Committee Chair:

Must be a Surfrider Foundation Member; 2 to 20 hours a week, 1-year commitment; one chapter meeting per month and/or Executive Committee meeting per month

  • Helps organize chapter fundraisers
  • Holds committee meeting and makes agendas
  • Reports to Executive Committee regularly
  • Mentors and develop new chapter leaders

To apply, please fill this out and email a resume to chair@dc.surfrider.org

Interested?! Great! Please fill out the appropriate form(s) about and email Sydney at chair@dc.surfrider.org with a resume and any questions 🙂

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DC Surfrider is continuously seeking members for our Volunteer Committee and Cleanup Committee! Committees serve as a great training grounds for those interested in joining the Executive Committee.

Volunteer Committee:

Join our Volunteer Committee which is lead by our Volunteer Coordinator, Lauren. If interested, email her at Surfrider DC Volunteer Coordinator volunteercoordinator@dc.surfrider.org

Responsibilities include:

• Brainstorming fun, unique and engaging events for our volunteers
• Helping plan and coordinate events for our volunteers
• Assisting in volunteer recruitment event 
• And more! 

Clean-Up Committee:

Join our Clean-Up Committee which is lead by Camden and Danielle. If interested, email them at cleanup@dc.surfrider.org

Responsibilities include:

• Brainstorming new areas around DC to organize cleanups
• Helping plan and coordinate cleanup events
• And more! 

OFR Committee:

Join our OFR Committee which is lead by our OFR Coordinator, Kristen. If interested, email her at Surfrider DC OFR Coordinator ofr@dc.surfrider.org

Responsibilities include:

• Brainstorming new restaurants around DC to recruit
• Helping plan and coordinate OFR recruitment events
• Recruiting OFRs
• And more!