Volunteer opportunities

ALIA SNGG

Are you an ALIA Member?

  • Are you enthusiastic and passionate about our profession?
  • Are you looking for a way to contribute to the GLAMR (Gallery, Library, Archive, Museums, Records Management) community?
  • Do you want to meet new people and strengthen your professional network?

Then this is the opportunity for you!

If you are currently a student undertaking a course in any of the GLAMR sectors, or you are a GLAMR graduate, then you may identify as being an early career library and information professional. And if that is the case then this is a great way for you broaden your networks, get some hands-on experience and be part of a nationally recognised ALIA group. Plus, being a part of this passionate and supportive professional community rocks!

How to get involved?

Here’s some ways you can get involved in ALIA SNGG.

Social Media Coordinator

Are you our next social media coordinator?

Volunteer as a Social Media Coordinator for SNGG on Facebook, Instagram, X/formally Twitter and ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Site/WordPress blog.

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Write a guest blog

Write a guest blog

Write about your practicum placement, ALIA National Conference experience or a day in the life of a librarian post for our WordPress Blog.

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Tell your story

Be interviewed by the WordPress Blog Team sharing your GLAMR story in an #ALIASNGG/GLAMR Professional Profile, #SNGGStory or SNGG QandA (Academic Library, School Library, Public Library, TAFE Library, Specialist Library, Health Library or Law Library).

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Resume review service

Volunteer as a Resume Review Service Coordinator or Resume Reviewer for our ALIA SNGG Resume Review Service.

Did you know?

Volunteering as a Social Media Coordinator for SNGG can assist your active professionalism & LIS Workforce Framework Goals with Professional Knowledge Domain key areas:

PK 1: Information Service
PK 3: Literacies & Learning
PK 5: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Contexts
PK 4: Technology
PK 6: Communities & Stakeholders
PK 8: Leadership & Management

Current opportunities

Social Media Coordinators

ALIA SNGG Social media channels looking for new team members on:

    • Facebook (Seeking new team members)
    • Instagram  (Team is full & not looking for new members)
    • X/ formally Twitter (Team is full & not looking for new members)
    • ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Site/WordPress Blog (Seeking new team members)

Let us know you’re interested by emailing us.

Why you should volunteer

Contributing to a group or a blog is a great way to develop your professional identity. When your peers (and potential employers) get to know you – what you stand for, your interests and your expertise, you are more likely to better connect with others at networking events and engage in meaningful conversation. People will remember you. Being actively involved and engaged in the profession demonstrates your commitment and desire to learn.

Plus, if you chose to volunteer with SNGG, as a group member you will:

  • become part of a national group that is passionate about assisting new information professionals in their careers;
  • organise and facilitate a wide range of social and professional events;
  • establish and expand your professional network by liaising with the professional community.
  • Plus, you can add the role to your resume/ CV and demonstrate your active engagement in the profession!