National History Day - Call for Judges!

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Friday, March 2 or Friday, April 27 - full day starting at 8:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

The New Mexico Humanities Council needs judges for National History Day competitions at regional competitions and the state level. NM students (public, private and homeschoolers) will research and create a project (individual or group) around the 2018 theme: "Conflict and Compromise." Project categories include research paper, exhibit, performance, documentary and website.

The local competitions are set as follows: Regional Contest - Mar 2, 2018, State Contest - Apr 27, 2018

There are three divisions from 4th grade to high school seniors. After speaking to the students, each set of judges will confer to decide an order ranking of the entries. Interested individuals can follow this link to learn more, review training materials and register to be a judge:

Areas of Interest: 
Education and Literacy
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Judges are critical to the contest as they give students a chance to talk about their research and work as well as giving them written constructive feedback. Volunteers will be inspired to see how students, research, analyze and present their historical information and tie it to their present day lives as connected by the 2018 theme: "Conflict and Compromise."

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Is This a Group Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

NMHC will provide lunch, snacks and drinks in exchange for volunteer time.

Additional Requirements: 

Ability to relate to students (4th grade to high school levels), to work with team of judges, and to follow rules and instructions for judging. Excellent opportunity for historians -amateur, professional or retired.

Last Updated: Mar 23 2018
Address of Project Site
1701 4th St SW
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 633-7372


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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