Get Involved

Are you ready to strengthen your connection to the profession of social work? Are you eager to connect with other members and social workers throughout the state? Do you want to develop your leadership experience while learning new skills? 

Great! We’re looking for individuals who are passionate and share a desire to contribute to our Chapter in a meaningful way. The NASW-RI Chapter volunteer leadership is comprised of volunteers just like yourself, who are passionate about our field, our collective purpose, and have a desire to contribute to the dialogue and lend their talents and voices to the betterment of our Chapter.

Ways You Can Volunteer With Us

Volunteer in the Office

We are a small, but mighty team and are always looking for office volunteers who can help us look at data, do research, and attend outreach events. Have a specialty you think you could provide to the chapter? Contact us! We would love to discuss further to see how you can share your talents.

Serve on a Committee

We are always looking for more members to join our committees. They typically meet by phone or GoTo platform on a monthly basis. Committees are a great way to learn more about the internal workings of our professional organization and help shape programs and policies.

Serve on the Board of Directors

Lead and serve with the NASW-RI at the highest level! Board members serve three-year terms. The Board meets once a month and is active in conversations and chapter governance in-between meetings.


All members are invited to contact legislators on behalf of their clients. Join our Legislative Alert List and check our Legislative Priorities to find out what initiatives NASW is promoting.

Get Involved

2024 Chapter Elections

...If you are a chapter member in good standing. We are looking to recruit a diverse pool of leaders who are forward thinking and can lead the chapter into the future. If interested in running for a NASW-RI Board position. please apply here.

Nominate colleagues for the 2024 Annual Awards

Know of someone doing great things within the social work field? Help us celebrate them and other individuals in our Rhode Island community! Fill out the form here!