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World IA Association Volunteer Application

Interested in volunteering for World Information Architecture Association?
Fill out the form below and let us know how you’d like to contribute.
World Information Architecture Association (WIAA) is a nonprofit that provides the foundation for learning about information architecture, a discipline devoted to the understanding of how information is structured and understood.
Visit our website to learn more about the organization and ways you can get involved before submitting this application.
If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]
We look forward to hearing from you!

Tell us about yourself

Email address

Your email will only be used for correspondence about volunteering for WIAA.

Full name

Only your first name will be used

Online Profile

Where can we find you online? Share your personal website, LinkedIn, Twitter, portfolio link -- This will help us verify your identity and learn more about you and your skills/experience.


What city or country are you located in? This gives us an idea for timezone matching.

Are you interested in volunteering at the global or local level?

WIAA has both global projects and events and local events that will need your help. Global projects include
- website and marketing projects like the site redesign and newsletters
- community assessment surveys like The State of Information Architecture
- community research projects
- the WIAD Content Collection project that need video production, asset creation, transcription and translation help. Local events primarily refer to the annual events celebrating World IA Day in March Consider where and how you want to see yourself contributing and what you find the most meaningful way to volunteer.
Are you interested in volunteering at the global or local level?

Skills and interests

Next, we would like to get a sense of your volunteer appetite and skills.

What languages are you comfortable communicating in?

How do you want to contribute?

How do you want to contribute?

Anything else you'd like to share?

Tell us why you're interested in volunteering. Share experiences or interests that you think might be relevant for nonprofit operations, event planning, team management, etc.