SGAC is seeking an ambitious, and highly motivated volunteer to join the North, Central America and the Caribbean Regional Team as Regional Executive Secretary.

If you are an SGAC member from the North, Central America and the Caribbean (NCAC) region who is looking for an opportunity to become more involved in a role that offers challenging, rewarding, and professional skill-building experiences, then apply today!

Deadline for Applications: March 15th 2024

Role Description

The Regional Executive Secretary is part of the North, Central America and the Caribbean Regional Team and will work under the supervision of the Regional Coordinators in this case Roxy Williams and Christine Dubbert.


The Regional Executive Secretary’s tasks include:

  • Administration/moderation of SGAC NCAC NPoCs mailing lists
  • Maintenance of the SGAC Regional NPoC database
  • Creating collaboration certificates to acknowledge the work of NPoCs
  • Preparations for Regional Quarterly Meetings with NPoCs (preparation of agenda, change request documents, …)
  • Documenting regional meetings (taking minutes)
  • Responding to e-mail requests by NPoCs
  • Keep track of work plans and end-of-year review
  • Manage specific software tools used in the region 
  • Assisting the Regional Coordinators with miscellaneous operational needs

Estimated time commitment: an average of 4 hours a week.

Duration of the term: 2 years renewable for another 2 years depending on performance.

Note: This is an unpaid volunteer position.

Role Benefits

  • Opportunities to network closely with the current, high-level international space sector
  • Unequaled leadership opportunity and a chance to lead a team from around the globe
  • A chance to shape the organisation with respect to SGAC’s short-medium term strategic plans
  • Opportunities to lead and head important projects
  • Working with the next generation of international space sector leaders in the world’s largest youth space network

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete our Vacancy Application Form  by March 15th, 2024 with the following documents as attachments:

  • A Letter of Intent (maximum 1 page)
  • Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • List of three past experiences and how they have prepared you for this role (maximum 1 page)

Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Timeline

Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: 15 March 2024

Review of applications and interviews will be done during March and April.
The outcome of the application will be communicated by the end of April or beginning of May.