Volunteer Opportunities

If you become a member, AAF-Coastal Carolinas has many ways to get involved. Whether it’s helping with a public service campaign or planning the American Advertising Awards, committee work is very rewarding and helps you grow personally and professionally. Here is a list of our committees:

  • Public Service—Goal: To create a multi-media public service campaign to support a local or regional non-profit organization. To implement projects using advertising techniques to support local or regional programs on behalf of public interests and/or community betterment.
  • Networking—Goal: To Plan, coordinate and carry out events that educate, enlighten and engage our members.
  • Government Relations—Goal: To establish dialogue with elected officials, communicate with members regarding current and pending governmental issues, and maintain a relationship with other groups and information sources to monitor legislative activities.
  • Fundraising—Goal: To initiate new fundraising ideas to stimulate member participation while creating income, additional scholarship funds, public service funds, and other AAF-CC projects as needed.
  • Diversity—Goal: To promote multi-culturalism to address diversity education and membership development, student diversity education opportunities and diversity business advertising support.
  • Communications—Goal: To enhance AAF-CC success and image through Public Relations, AAF-CC web site and AAF-CC email and gather information for each area including, PR articles from newspapers, web site updates, and newsletter information.
  • Club Achievement—Goal: To collect information and materials in an organized fashion throughout the AAF-CC club year in order to submit club operations in the National AAF Club Achievement Competition. To encourage directors and committee chairs to focus AAF-CC Programs, Advertising Education, Club Management, Communications, Diversity, Membership, Public Service, and Government Relations meeting the National AAF standards in order to win National Club Achievement awards and ultimately “Club of the Year” for our division.
  • Advertising Education—Goal: To create programs that improve the skills and professionalism of current and future advertising practitioners through education with three areas of concentration: students, the general public and AAF-CC members.
  • Membership—Goal: To develop strategies to enhance membership recruitment, retention and involvement.
  • Programs—Goal: To provide quality speakers and topics that will foster actively interested membership, well-attended meetings and membership growth.
  • American Advertising Awards—Goal: To conduct a professional and profitable awards show that follows the AAF rules and guidelines. Increase industry and student participation in the competition, maintain or increase level of entries, enhance the competition image, net competition revenues and ensure that the local winners progress to the District and National American Advertising Awards.