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Volunteer Opportunities

The Midwestern States Environmental Consultants Association is committed to advancing environmental consulting by providing our members with excellent education. We are seeking out great leaders for key roles in MSECA. These volunteer positions are not only vital to the continued success of MSECA, but they can also help you to hone your skill and continue to advance in your career.

If you're interested in volunteering please fill out the form below or scroll down to learn more about the various volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Interest Form

Name*

Company*

Email Address*

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Please select which volunteer opportunities you are interested in:

Meeting Committee
Webinar Committee
Content Reviewer
Education Presenter

Additional notes or anything not listed above that you would like to help out with:

Meeting Committee:

On an annual basis, MSECA hosts both half day and full day educational events every year, and we’re always looking for volunteers to help put those educational programs together.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the educational program and recruit the presenter(s)
  • Review educational proposals for the event
  • Work with staff to develop the marketing message

If there is a particular topic that you would like to be involved with putting the education together for please let us know so we can reach out to you the next time that topic comes up for a MSECA event.

We are currently evaluating the educational programs for 2017, so now is the perfect time to get involved to help us plan our events!

Previous Meeting Topics Included:

  • ELTF / LUST / UST 
  • Environmental Forensics
  • Waste Characterization
  • Incremental Sampling Method
  • Vapor Intrusion
  • Practical Solutions to Manage Long Term Stewardship
  • Environmental Consultant's Toolbox

Webinar Committee:

 Online education is a great way to expand the variety of educational topics we are able to provide to our members each year. We’re always looking for volunteers to help us recruit and select webinar presentations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in determining what topics MSECA covers in our webinar series.
  • Recommend and recruit the presenter(s)
  • Review webinar proposals
  • Work with staff to develop the marketing message

Previous Webinar Topics have Included:

  • Reasons and Technology for Controlling Excessive Methanogenesis during Remedial Actions
  • Metals Stabilization: Concept to Completion
  • Karst Groundwater Investigations
  • Ground Water Dye Tracing: Applications and Methods 
  • Innovative Technology for In Situ Groundwater Remediation
  • Soil Gas Surveys - Making the Invisible Visible
  • Applied Geophysics for Environmental Site Characterization and Remediation
  • Environmental CSI
  • Science of ISCR

Content Reviewer:

MSECA needs volunteers to review educational modules that we are putting together for our upcoming MSECA Fundamentals of Environmental Consulting (MCERT Program). Since this program is aimed at new consultants, we are especially looking for feedback from members with only a couple years of consulting experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Review one or more 30 min – 60 min video.
  • Provide feedback on the content of the video from the perspective of a new consultant.
  • Provide feedback on what information would have helped you as a new consultant.
Topics for MCERT Modules will include:
  • Intro to Environmental Consulting
  • Health & Safety
  • Communication Skills
  • Why We Do What We Do
  • Risk Assessment
  • Hydrogeology
  • Soil Characterization
  • Vapor Intrusion
  • Site Recon / Sample Collection
  • Contaminant Chemistry
  • Remediation / Institutional Controls
  • Closure / Lines of Evidence

Education Presenter:

Do you have an educational topic from which MSECA members would benefit? Share your expertise by presenting at an upcoming MSECA event.

Most MSECA presentations are between 45 to 60 minutes but we would be happy to accept proposals for any length presentation.  Education presenters can be either at in-person meetings (half-day or full-day) or via our online webinar series.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the meeting committee to develop your content
  • Prepare a presentation on the material you intend to present
  • Provide the meeting committee with any presentation needs or restrictions for your proposal.

If you are interested in helping out with any of these volunteer opportunities please fill out the form above or you can contact us at either info@mseca.org or 317-735-4005



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