Open Volunteer Opportunities

Clean Water Magazine Co-Editor
  • Edit, write and brainstorm article ideas for CWEA’s high-profile, members-only magazine Clean Water
  • Work closely with CWEA staff on the magazine
  • CWEA publishes five magazines per year
  • Attend quarterly Editorial Work Group conference calls about 1 hour long
  • Interested? Learn more and volunteer by contact Editor-In-Chief Megan Barillo, CWEA’s Communications Manager


Committee volunteer opportunities
  • Let us know if you have an interest in joining one of our technical committees
  • Several are recruiting for new volunteers
  • Be sure to let us know your experience and the Committee you are interested in joining


Conference Volunteers

CWEA hosts three major conferences each year and needs 100 or more volunteers to help these events run smoothly. If you’re interested in speaking at one of our conferences, please visit the conference resources page.

Annual Conference

Volunteer opportunities:

  • AC Conference Committee
  • Education Program Team
  • Track facilitators
  • Special event and networking lunch volunteer organizers
  • Registration and direction finding volunteers

Pretreatment, Pollution Prevention and Stormwater Conference

Volunteer opportunities:

  • P3S Conference Committee
  • Track facilitators
  • Special event and networking lunch volunteer organizers
  • Registration and direction finding volunteers

Northern Safety Day

Volunteer opportunities:

  • NSD Conference Committee
  • Exhibitor volunteers
  • Track facilitators
  • Registration and direction finding volunteers

Let us know the conference and the type of role you area interested in! We’ll get you connected with the right conference planning committee.


CWEA Leadership Opportunities

Step up and give back to the wastewater profession – volunteer to serve on the CWEA Board of Directors or get involved in one of our technical committees and move-up to a leadership role. CWEA is a safe place to practice and polish your leadership and communication skills.

To volunteer for committee or local section leadership opportunities, find the Chair or local President and contact them to learn more.


Post a Volunteer Opportunity

We’ll post it here to the website and advertise it to members. We constantly need new opportunities, so please submit everything you’ve got.


CWEA's Board
CWEA is governed by a volunteer 17-member board of directors.
CWEA Committees
These standing committees bring to life CWEA’s mission of education, certification and advocacy.
CWEA Local Sections
CWEA has 17 local sections spread across California. So there’s a Local Section near you.