Being a Theta Phi Alpha Volunteer or National Officer is one of the most rewarding experiences available to a member; not only is it an opportunity to learn and enhance various professional and leadership skills, but it is also an opportunity to connect to Theta Phi Alpha and its membership on a much deeper level.
Listed below is a sample of available opportunities but there are always opportunities available beyond those included below. All alumnae, regardless of age or time availability, are encouraged to apply and inquire about current openings and opportunities. Varying levels and types of skills are always needed!
If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer or National Officer for Theta Phi Alpha, fill out the National Officer Application (link below). For additional information, you may also contact [email protected].
National Officer Application
Open National Officer positions reporting to:
- Chapter Advisory Board Chairman
- Conference Directors
- Project Managers
- Alumnae Initiate Coordinator
- Compass Connections Coordinator
- Webinar Coordinator
- Alumnae Engagement Coordinator
- Alumnae/Chapter Connections Coordinators
- Recruitment Coaches
- National Assistant Academic Excellence Chairman
- National Assistant Standards Board Chairman
- National Fundraising Chairman
- National Assistant Secretary
- Assistant Membership Chairman
- Social Media Team members
- The Compass Writing & Editing Team
- Pearl Protectors
- National Assistant Historian
- National Assistant Treasurer
Core Competencies Further Explained
Theta Phi Alpha considers the unique skill set of each member when recommending volunteer appointments. The individual skills are matched with the skills listed in the volunteer job descriptions to ensure a rewarding experience for the member. Some self-reflective questions and a list of skills that Theta Phi Alpha is seeking are included below.
What is a competency?
- A core competency refers to knowledge or expertise in a given area
- An individual’s competencies are the combination of skills, traits, and former knowledge, that make up your distinct working style
- They are inherent aspects of your personality or qualities you have gained over the course of your professional career
How do I figure out my competencies?
- Consider what behavioral traits you have
- Identify your interpersonal communication skills
- Consider how your mind works and identify some of the particular strengths related to your thinking style
- What leadership traits do you have?
- There are online assessments that can help you define your competencies
Examples of Competencies:
|Ability to learn independently
||Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity ||Networking
|Accuracy/Attention to Detail
|Communication Skills (verbal)
|Communication Skills (written)
*this is not a full list, but does include the competencies Theta Phi Alpha would like to know about for our National Officers