WGNinHR Careers

Volunteer and Board Positions Available


Do you have a burning passion for what you do within the business realm – and in HR specifically?  Have you longed to make a true difference as an HR professional with insights and ideas to share with your colleagues around the globe? Would you like to inspire others to take that leap into unchartered territory in their careers as HR leaders?


Who’s Got Next in HR (WGNinHR) is far more than a network, or membership organization.  It's a movement of bold HR leaders who are weary with the status quo and destined for more. This membership-based organization is for those who dare to ask 'what's next?' and expect to be challenged to new levels in their careers - in and outside of HR....with an eye towards any role in the C-Suite. Come join us on this mission as a volunteer leader or board volunteer - you’ll be changing the world of business as we know it today!


Benefits of volunteering:

  • Advancing the field of HR through the mission of WGNinHR

  • Sharpening your skills even while imparting your knowledge to others

  • Complimentary membership in WGNinHR (if not already members)

  • Free career coaching from the Founder and CEO of WGNinHR

  • Free entry into all Meetup events




Director, Membership Development (New York City)

High energy support for the overall strategy and plan of membership growth and retention of WGNinHR members.  This is a leadership role driving the recruitment and engagement of members to sustain satisfaction and enlarge the membership base.

  • Develop a recruitment plan to support the objective of significant growth of the membership base

  • Research potential members

  • Cultivate relationships with potential members; collect member intelligence through interactions and research

  • Maintain strong working relationships with members to increase interactions and encourage participation in WGNinHR offerings.  This includes frequent contact through phone, e-mail and official WGNinHR communications

  • Deliver a “welcome” program to new members in order inspire excitement and enthusiasm about the WGNinHR movement

  • Coordinate and promote members’ activities in the various membership platforms – i.e. website, newsletters, etc.

  • Understand members’ needs and priorities; recommend additional offerings for review and approval

  • Collaborate closely with Founder/CEO of WGNinHR to develop and drive the membership strategy in line with the WGNinHR vision and direction

  • (Future) Establish and lead a local membership presence through Meetups or other organizing vehicles



Program Director (2 positions - New York City)

Dynamic leadership of a (Coaching, Mentorship, or other) programmatic area for WGNinHR.  This role is responsible for the creative development and advancement of core program offerings for members of this innovative organization. 


  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the membership programs for WGNinHR (Coaching Lab, Mentoring Program, Other)

  • Develop communication strategies, operating plans and toolkits to support the program

  • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement

  • Develop funding and/or partnership proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services

  • Develop forms and records to document program activities

  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the members of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization

  • In consultation with the Founder/CEO, recruit, interview and select well-qualified volunteer program staff

  • Engage volunteers for appropriate program activities using established volunteer management practices

  • Supervise program staff by providing direction, input and feedback

  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to an established program evaluation framework

  • Report evaluation findings to the Founder/CEO and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate



Board Positions Available (New York Based): October 2015


Membership and Program Chair 

  • Serves as a voting Member of the Board

  • Partners with Founder/President and Board Chairman to set the strategic direction and tone for the membership growth and program offerings of WGNinHR

  • Recruits and onboards Program Committee staff who are aligned with the mission and strategies of WGNinHR

  • (Future) Oversees the logistics of Committee meetings and operations

  • (Future) Assigns work to the Committee members, sets the agenda and runs the meetings, ensures distribution of meeting minutes, and reports to the full board on all decisions and recommendations

  • (Future) Initiates and leads the committee's annual evaluation


Board Members (2 positions)

  • Serves as a voting Member of the Board

  • Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings

  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time

  • Stays informed about issues and trends in general business, the field of HR and WGNinHR matters

  • Prepares for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports

  • Builds a collegial working relationship with Board colleagues 

  • Generously shares contacts and networks for the advancement of the WGNinHR mission

  • Is an active participant in the Board's annual evaluation and planning efforts



Application Guidelines:


Send a short cover letter with interest to wgninhr@optonline.net.  Please include:


  1. Your email and phone contact information

  2. LinkedIn or other professional online presence

  3. Your career history up to the current period

  4. Availability for volunteering in this role










Contact Us

(845) 986-7709


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