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Open Positions

We know you’re busy. But there are a variety of opportunities for you to get involved in SWANA’s Young Professionals (YP) group that don’t require a huge time commitment. From simply networking with other YPs to meeting established solid waste professionals to volunteering your time and talents to the YP group, we offer it all.

Want to get involved? See current YP Volunteer Opportunities below and contact SWANA’s YP Group Staff Liaison, Shelby Truxon, to ask questions and get started.

Open YP Regional Rep and Chapter Liaison Positions

SWANA YP Regional Rep* and Chapter Liaison** positions provide critical volunteer opportunities for members looking to engage in SWANA initiatives designed to help develop, recruit, and educate Young Professionals across the country.

Please contact SWANA’s YP Group Staff Liaison, Shelby Truxon, to ask questions and get started.

Open Positions

RegionOpen Positions
Region 1Chapter Liaison in Northern California Gold Rush Chapter and Central California Sierra Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 2Chapter Liaison in New Mexico Roadrunner Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 3All positions filled
Region 4Region Representative (Click here to apply »)
Chapter Liaison in Alabama Chapter, Louisiana Solid Waste Association, and Mississippi Magnolia Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 5Region Representative (Click here to apply »)
Region 6Chapter Liaison in Tennessee Volunteer Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 7All positions filled
Region 8Region Representative (Click here to apply »
Chapter Liaison in Southern New England Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 9All positions filled
Region 10Region Representative (Click here to apply »)
Chapter Liaison in Iowa Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 11Chapter Liaison in Alaska Chapter and Oregon Beaver Chapter (Click here to apply »)
Region 12All positions filled
Region 13Chapter Liaison in Atlantic Canada Chapter and Quebec Chapter (Click here to apply »)

View the YP Regional Representative map

*YP Regional Representative Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinating YP Chapter Liaisons
  • Reporting needs and information to YP Steering Committee
  • Implement the YP Action Plan on a local level

**YP Chapter Liaison Primary Responsibilities

  • Reporting needs and information to YP Regional Representative
  • Recruiting support
  • Growing YP Chapter contact list
  • Developing networking programs
  • Creating opportunities for learning
  • Advocating for local YPs

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