Volunteer Vacancies

The Welding Institute offers its professional members plenty of opportunity to support the work of the Institute through volunteering. Listed below are the vacancies we currently have available where we would welcome your support.

If you interested in any of the volunteer vacancies advertised below, or if you have and questions please contact us

 

Vacancies

Younger Members Committee Chair
Overview

The Chair has a strategic role to play in representing the vision and purpose of the Younger Members’ Committee (YMC) of The Welding Institute. The Chair ensures that the committee functions effectively, that there is full participation at meetings, that all relevant matters are discussed and that effective decisions are made and carried out. The Chair will be required to liaise with the Professional Membership Office and other committee members between meetings. This may involve attending additional meetings and briefings. Committee meetings will not normally exceed four each year. Meetings are normally held at TWI, Cambridge but include the option for committee members to join via teleconference.

All contributions as Chair will count towards your own Continued Professional Development

Role Specification To read more about the role and commitments required, please read the role specification available here.
Requirements

The YMC Chair must be aged 35 or under and be a Professional Member or Associate Member of The Welding Institute.

It is also recommended that the Chair is a current STEM Ambassador on the national programme (https://www.stem.org.uk/stem-ambassadors).

How to apply Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing why you would be a good fit for the position to theweldinginstitute@twi.co.uk. All applications will be reviewed by the current committee and a vote will be taken at the first available committee meeting.
Closing date Friday 14 August 2020 at 09:00am GMT.


CPD Reviewers
Duties Review CPD submissions from members of professional The Welding Institute and provide feedback to the members 
When and where? CPD submissions normally come in during November/December each year. The review can be done online/via email
Requirements: You must be a Professional Member of The Welding Institute. 
Full training will be provided and regular refresher training will be required. All contributions as a CPD Reviewer will count towards your own Continued Professional Development
No. volunteers: 
5 - 10

 

PRI Interviewers
Duties: Conduct Professional Review Interviews on behalf of The Welding Institute for candidates applying for CEng, IEng or EngTech registration with Engineering Council.
When and where: Regular dates throughout the year at TWI Middlesbrough or TWI Cambridge. Information on exact dates can be provided on request.       
Requirements: 
You must be a Professional Member of The Welding Institute and must also hold Engineering Council registration in one of the grades listed above. Full training will be provided and regular refresher training will be required. All contributions as a PRI Interviewer will count towards your own Continued Professional Development. Expenses for mileage and refreshments will be covered.
No. volunteers:

 

Accreditors
Duties:

The Welding Institute has a team of accreditors supporting accreditation of university Degree and Masters programmes. Accreditors are both senior academics and industrialists with significant expertise and knowledge in their field, who voluntarily support The Welding Institute to review and accredit programmes for Incorporated and Chartered registration status.

When and where:

First Year: minimum commitment of 5 days 

Subsequent Years: minimum commitment of 8 days

Location would be dependant on UK university seeking accreditation.

Requirements: 

Academics would require the following knowledge and experience to become an accreditor:

• Acting in the role of course leader or director associated with engineering or welding. 
• Audit experience. 
• External Examining. 

Industrialists would require the following knowledge and experience to become an accreditor:

• An understanding of the Higher Education Sector. 
• Audit experience.

No. volunteers:
 Role Spec: Please find a copy of the accreditor role spec here.


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