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The VOLT Academy offers volunteers an opportunity to learn about training and leadership development within the Society.
Welcome to ASME's Volunteer Orientation and Leadership Training (VOLT) Academy, a resource for all ASME volunteer leaders. As ASME members, you volunteer your time and services to ASME for a variety of personal and professional reasons, and come to ASME with varied backgrounds and a diverse array of skills. In order for the Society and its membership to achieve its full potential and realize the benefits of the diversity of its members, you must be well prepared to carry out the duties and responsibilities of the positions or offices you hold, and understand the strategic relevance of your work in the context of ASME's mission and vision.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of ASME. By volunteering with ASME, you can take great satisfaction knowing that you play an important role in reaching for our vision of contributing to the well-being of humankind. Volunteering offers many personal benefits as well; filling a leadership role or working on a project is a great way to:
Gain professional exposure and leadership experience and connect with others in your profession.
Develop skills in areas such as public speaking, leadership development, and interacting with local, state and federal governments.
Expand your knowledge of ASME and the benefits membership offers
Clare Bruff, Manager, Volunteer Leadership Development
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