Become a volunteer, Make a difference
Together, as one ICF, we are pursuing a powerful vision: ensuring that coaching is an integral part of a thriving society and every ICF Member represents the highest quality of professional coaching. As ICF Switzerland Members, one thing that unites us is our shared, passionate belief in coaching’s power to impact individuals, organisations, communities and the world positively.
We are looking for volunteers in many areas to help us reach a wider audience and have an impact in Switzerland. Click here for additional information about the ICF Switzerland Organisation Structure
Core ICF Switzerland Team
All are core volunteer roles and have differing levels of time commitment, length of term and responsibility. These roles are:
- Open to ICF Switzerland members, and to be credential holders or on track to their credential within 6 months
- Hands-on & collaborative in nature
- Starts in January 2021
Board Member Positions
Finance Director - Manage the financial activities and budget for the Chapter including reporting and policies to ensure financial integrity. The Financial Director also has the role of company secretary in maintaining the governance for the chapter.
Communication & Marketing Director - Develop and implement communications and marketing strategy including digital marketing, advertising and public relations to maximise the positive exposure of ICF Switzerland locally, nationally and globally.
Professional Development Director – Plan, implement and monitor the professional learning opportunities for our audience
Chapter Leader + Co Chapter Leaders – Suisse Romande
Lead a local chapter together with a small team to raise awareness of the coaching profession in the wider community. Providing a community network to support our members where they can connect, share knowledge, collaborations and create events to provide opportunities to learn and grow
Associate Board Members
Process Improvement Specialist - Working across all teams this role will support project management and process improvement to allow the teams to work more efficiently – Immediate Start
Partnerships - Manage our existing partnerships and expand ICF Switzerland’s partnership network with the aim of increasing benefits for our Swiss members. – Immediate Start
Content & Communications - Working with ICF Switzerland teams to deliver digital engaging content that effectively promote ICF Switzerland– Immediate Start
Various other positions will be advertised soon
Current Project Roles
You may not have the time to make a regular commitment and perhaps you have a particular skill or a few hours to spare each month or can help on a specific project.
Take a look at the project roles opportunities and by selecting the relevant "Click if interested" button, complete a simple form to show you are interested. You can make multiple selections if you are interested in more than one area. Once you have submitted your interest, one of the board members will get back to you to discuss further.
Swiss Coaching Summit
From November 16 till December 11, 2020 ICF Switzerland will host its first ever Virtual Coaching Summit! The Summit will offer workshops in various languages to our attendees. Are you keen to be a part of this exciting project and bring it to life? We have opportunities to be involved in various areas of the event including Event Management, Member Experience, Speaker Experience, Sponsorship, Outreach, Technology and Volunteer Experience.
Expected Time: estimated 4 hours a week as a team member
Duration of Project : Oct – Mid Dec
Communications & Marketing
Copy Writing - As someone who loves to write, we are looking for you to share your expertise and knowledge in creating Articles and more regular content for our website. If we can gain a small group of writers the content can be shared between the group.
Expected Time : 2-3 hours every month
Translation - Do you love to translate from English to German, French or Italian? Would you be willing to translate newsletters, webpages, articles so we are able to share our content in all languages?
Expected Time : 2-3 hours every month, more during website changes
Social Media - We want to engage with our audience on Social Media in a more focused way. If you are someone who enjoys planning content or creating content that is catchy, entertaining and educational we would love to hear from you.
Expected Time : 2 - 8 hrs per month
We are updating our website to make it more informative, simple and modern. While the technical update will happen with our agency we will need some help in a number of different areas:
Copy Writer - Are you interested in being involved in rewriting some of our webpages to ensure that we convey ICF's message consistently.
Web Design - If you are creative and have a skill for designing websites we would love your help to get the best look to serve our members.
Proof Reading - Do you have a super power in spotting mistakes or grammatical errors, would you be interested in proof reading our webiste for errors before our go live?
Translation - Do you love to translate from English to German, French or Italian? Would you be willing to translate some of the pages so we are able to offer the new website in all languages?
Duration of project: Oct 2020 -May 2021
Expected Time: 2 - 8 hrs per month