Volunteers are an essential and valuable part of AMS. With the help and support of boards and committees, local chapters, journal reviewers, and many more volunteers, AMS is able to promote the advancement of the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic, and related sciences to the weather, water, and climate community and beyond. There are many ways to volunteer your time.


Explore Our New Volunteer Home

A new way to volunteer with AMS: from small but essential efforts like helping out with our online and virtual offerings, to more involved undertakings like joining an AMS board or committee.


Local Chapters

Participate in an AMS local chapter and serve the public through outreach programs and events.

Find a Local Chapter

Congressional Visits Days

Help build relationships between AMS and Congressional offices by getting involved with the AMS Policy Program.

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Journal Reviewers and Editorial Boards

Share your expertise by becoming a part of the peer-review process for AMS journals.

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BAMS Book Reviewers

Review a book for the Readings section of BAMS. This is a great opportunity to not only get involved with AMS, but also to get published.

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Share your knowledge with budding scientists eager to learn more about their field of interest.

Become a Mentor