As an experienced professional or a beginner with passion, WINGS welcomes talent across several areas
Did you know that you could augment your skills in a new area by volunteering? If you have the passion and commitment to learn new skills that you want to build experience in, we need your help in our fledgling organization and be involved in this exciting growth phase. There are so many areas you can choose from in helping us establish a rock-solid foundation.
Become a true partner of WINGS. Let’s invest in each other’s success!
Whether you are an expert or someone wanting to learn new skills, volunteering could put you amid like minded people and gain invaluable experience, all the while making a difference! Explore function streams in our survey and decide where you want to lend your help. In our incipient stages, we require your help more than ever. To start the process, click here
Make a difference by helping us develop more women leaders. You can direct your giving in areas that you are passionate for directing your contribution. It is with magnanimity of several individuals and organizations belief in our cause that we have come this far! Why don’t you consider joining as a donor or augmenting you past donations?
Attend our events, meet ups and get to know our organization. If you are socially savvy, pitch in and help us conduct a few events for us. We will be in your community, local universities and meetups in New York City/New Jersey. Stay plugged in with event announcements by signing up for our newsletter
How does it work?
All volunteering efforts are mostly virtual, volunteering at events may require your presence. As a volunteer, one is assigned to collaboration circles to accomplish a task as part of a specific project. Each circle is organized in business functioning streams of Marketing, Fundraising, Operations, IT and Website Development, and the Mentoring Program.
- Circle leads – A 5-6 hours a week commitment is proposed
- Circle members – A 3-4 hours a week commitment is proposed
- Mentors – 2 hours per week for first 6-8 weeks and after that as needed basis, minimum once a month check in required
- Advisors: 5-6 hours a month is proposed. There will be a leadership meeting once a month for which advisors are required to attend
- Board of directors – Board meetings will take place every other month. Meeting is scheduled for 2 hours.
We have a lot to be thankful for!
From time to time we showcase our volunteers to spread their selflessness and graciousness. WINGS for Growth gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their valuable contribution of their time, effort, and big heart.
Akash has helped bring aspects of the current website to fruition in developing google forms, social logins. Akash is a Chemical Engineering student at Carnegie Mellon University with an intent to minor in Computer Science. WINGS was a perfect launch pad for him to try it out while developing critical time management skills in juggling priorities.
Mamata helped launch the first version of the website and forward planned the current website. She has managed solution delivery on several investment banking platform before moving on to Pharmaceutical industry recently. Armed with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, she is passionate about women’s empowerment in STEM. Apart from volunteering, she is also keen to begin her journey as a mentee at WINGS.
Akshay puts on the hat of a technical lead to handle the implementation and execution of the projects. He works in tandem with project managers and business analysts, and guides developers and engineers in his team as a solutions architect. He enforces the best practices in customized web applications using state-of-the-art technologies. Akshay helped us develop the new WINGS website that you are browsing now.