Current Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a PMI Portland Chapter volunteer? Be sure to visit the Volunteer FAQs web page for complete information.

Below are current opportunities to become involved with PMI Portland Chapter.

To get started:

  1. Log into VRMSif it’s your first time, see the VRMS Guide for detailed instructions on how to use the system.
  2. Review your volunteer profile and update your service history.
  3. Search and apply for opportunities that meet your interests and needs.
  4. Once you apply for a volunteer position, you will receive an email notification regarding the status of your application.
  5. Come back regularly to update your volunteer profile and service history, and search for more opportunities.
  6. You can search for opportunities to volunteer at our local PMI Portland Chapter or virtually worldwide.

To apply for any of the volunteer positions listed below:

Click the "Go to VRMS" link for to the position you are interested in. You will be taken to the PMI.org web site, where you must log in to the VRMS system. 

  • Chapter Members, log in with your PMI Global username and password.
  • Non-Members, create a username and password the first time you visit the VRMS system.
Search for Portland Chapter opportunities:
  • Log in to VRMS
  • Select Portland Chapter under Communities
  • Click "Search"
  • A list of current opportunities will display below.

For any questions regarding the position, please email to the contact person listed for the open position, or the Director of Volunteering at volunteer@pmi-portland.org.

 Position TitleDescriptionContact

Quality Assurance Project Manager, 2014 Annual Conference

This volunteer leads the Quality Assurance Team to gather attendee perception of the quality of the content of the PMI Portland Chapter Annual (MP3) Conference.  Activities will occur prior to the day of the conference by attending planning meetings as required, throughout the day of the conference and after the day of conference.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Ken Aust, Director of Annual Conference

annual_conf@pmi-portland.org

Quality Assurance Team Member, 2014 Annual Conference

This volunteer is a member the Quality Assurance Team to gather attendee perception of the quality of the content of the PMI Portland Chapter Annual (MP3) Conference.  Activities will occur prior to the day of the conference by attending planning meetings as required, throughout the day of the conference and after the day of conference.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Ken Aust, Director of Annual Conference

annual_conf@pmi-portland.org

Database Administrator, Operations Team

The database administrator is responsible for updating (weekly) the Chapter membership database with PMI global data, as well as other related tasks.  Work with Chapter Webmaster and respond to member queries.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Stephen Wilks, PMP, VP of Operations

vp_operations@pmi-portland.org

 

 

Newsletter Director, Marketing Team

The Newsletter Director assists the Newsletter Editor (a paid position) in producing the monthly Chapter newsletter and sources/selects articles to publish as monthly headlines. May also write articles.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Sharon Watkins, Newsletter Director

newsletter_dir@pmi-portland.org

703-839-5400

Staff Writer, Marketing Team

The Staff Writer assists the Newsletter Director/Assistant Newsletter Director and Newsletter Editor (a paid position) in producing the monthly Chapter newsletter.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Sharon Watkins, Newsletter Director

newsletter_dir@pmi-portland.org

703-839-5400

Graphic Designer, Marketing Team

The Graphic Designer or graphic designer is responsible for designing and producing Chapter communications materials, including those for print and electronic publication. This is a great volunteer opportunity for someone wishing to build portfolio content.

The graphic designer also uses existing templates to create updated versions of existing materials, including but limited to materials for the annual conference.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Julie Gorham

engagement_mktg@pmi-portland.org

503-351-5141

Reporter, 2014 Annual Conference

Write newsletter articles about aspects of the conference for the  2 months immediately prior to the conference or more and for the following 2 months or more.  Include pictures received from the photographers. 

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Trish Kelly, VP Professional Development

VP_prof_devel@pmi-portland.org

503-318-5173

Sponsor Programs Manager, Marketing Team

Identify and recruit sponsors for monthly Chapter meetings, and other events as needed, for a specific geographical area or vertical market.  Work under the Director of Sponsor Programs.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Lokesh Aggarwal
Director of Sponsor Programs

sponsor_programs@pmi-portland.org

Instructor, ACP Certification Prep Course, Professional Development Team

Present ACP Certification Materials during a ACP preparation course for the PMI Portland Chapter.  This position reports to the Director of ACP Certification and intersects with other program curriculum instructors to ensure best practices in instructional methods and technical training to prepare for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification exam.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Rebecca Buell
Director of ACP Certification

ACP_Certification@pmi-portland.org

Instructor, PMP/CAPM Certification Prep Course, Professional Development Team

Present PMI Knowledge Area during a PMP/CAPM preparation course for the PMI Portland Chapter.  This position reports to the Director of PMP/CAPM Certification and intersects with other program curriculum instructors to ensure best practices in instructional methods and technical training to prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification exam.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Gabby Nunley
Dir of PMP Certification

pmp_certification@pmi-portland.org

Mentoring Program Administrator,
Professional Development Team

Assist with administration of the Chapter Mentoring Program in two phases:
1. Session Administration: Collect electronic applications from mentors and mentees, help pair mentees to mentors, answer frequently asked questions, help with surveys
2. Recruitment/Promotion: Write newsletter articles, update Chapter website landing page for mentoring, work with Directors and Board members to create ideas for community integration, assist in attending Chapter meetings/roundtables to make announcements of the latest need or status of the  program.

Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.

Chris Tobias
Director of Mentoring
mentoring@pmi-portland.org

     

 

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Volunteering FAQs

VRMS system at pmi.org

Volunteer Recognition Points Program web page

Chapter Leadership page

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