Your help is needed — volunteer today

Are you looking for opportunities for leadership? Are you excited about making a difference? The Rochester Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication is led by a team of volunteers. Contact the president ( or any of the leaders and we’ll find something that fits your time and your passion!

Current Opportunities

PR and Marketing

Do you like to write and post social media content and want to add to your portfolio? Would you like to contact newspapers and other news channels with press releases? Experienced Council members are on hand to provide help if you need it. Please contact for more information.

Here are a few of the things you’ll work on:

  • Promote monthly programs
  • Promote the annual Spectrum conference: Call for Proposals, Call for Sponsors, keynote speaker, program, registration
  • Send periodic emails about chapter and STC opportunities and activities

Here are some tools you will use:

  • MailChimp account for sending emails to the chapter’s members and friends list
  • Hootsuite to schedule Tweets and Facebook posts
  • LinkedIn to post to the chapter’s group and page


The Rochester STC mentoring program seeks mentors who want to share their professional expertise with students, new technical communication practitioners, and others interested in a career in technical communication. For more information about the mentoring program see the Call for Mentors and contact the mentoring manager,


Work on the Rochester Chapter’s annual Spectrum conference goes on year round. You are invited to help plan and deliver this regional conference, a great networking opportunity and educational experience. There are  lots of jobs, both large and small. These include committee chairs, committee members, and one-time and short-term helpers. Volunteers receive reduced or free admission to the conference depending on the job.

Develop your skills, meet new people, and make a major contribution to the technical communication community. Contact the Spectrum co-chairs at

Web Team

Would you like to add WordPress posts and pages to your portfolio? Would you like to help with technical aspects of maintaining a WordPress site? Contact the webmaster at