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 about volunteering at PMI Portland Chapter, and about the VRMS system at PMI Global. See the Chapter Leadership page for an overview of the entire Chapter organization, portfolios and teams.

To apply for any of the volunteer positions listed below:

  1. Click the "Go to VRMS" link for to the position you are interested in.
  2. 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, you may create a username and password the first time you visit the VRMS system.
  3. Enter the Search term listed for the position below.
  4. Or, to look at all positions, select Portland Chapter under Communities
  5. Click "Search"

For any questions regarding the position, please email the contact person listed in the Job Description, or the Director of Volunteer Management.  

Chapter Volunteer Positions

Annual Conference Volunteer Lead Assistant

This volunteer is responsible for assisting the Volunteer Team Lead in recruiting and organizing volunteers for all aspects of the Annual Conference.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9694. 

   

President-Elect

The President-Elect position is elected by the Chapter, a member of the Executive Committee, and is successor to the president. The position serves one year shadowing the current President and assists the president with his or her duties of managing the chapter. The position will assume the role of the chapter President if the President is unable to perform duties for any reason, and then serves as President for one year immediately following the year as President-Elect. The President then moves to the Past President position for one year to provide advice and insight to the Board of Directors. Working with the Board of Directors and an Executive Committee (consisting of President-Elect, Past President, VP of Governance and Policy, VP Finance, and Secretary), the President provides chapter leadership and coordinates all activities.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9644. 

  

VP Programs

Provide vision, oversight and continuity for the programs portfolio.  Responsible for the development and delivery of all aspects of our high-quality monthly chapter dinner meetings to provide members with excellent networking opportunities and learning experiences from subject-matter experts and professional peers.  This position also oversees and supports chapter Roundtables.  This position reports to the President.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9647. 

  

VP Professional Development

Provide vision, oversight and continuity for the professional development portfolio.  Duties include actively participating in all board functions which include forming of strategic initiatives, overseeing the execution of those initiatives, attending board and committee meetings and in general, conducting PMI Portland business in a professional manner.  This position is critical for orchestrating the many professional development events and programs and providing quality education to the project management community.  This position reports to the President.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9645. 

   

VP At Large

Serves as the members’ ombudsman advocating member concerns and focusing board attention on chapter policies and overall governance.  This includes ensuring the maintenance and enforcement of chapter policies and bylaws.  This position provisionally provides contingency planning should a board member (other than the President) be unable to fulfill their commitment, and takes on special projects for the board and the chapter.  This position reports to the President.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8701. 

   

VP Marketing

Work closely with the outgoing VP of Marketing and VP at Large to transition into this key board position.

This is an outstanding opportunity to develop, practice and exhibit leadership, strategic planning, organizational development, budget development and management, decision-making, strategic management and communication skills while building the strong network relationships with the chapter leaders and members that will further your career.

VP of Marketing provides leadership, management oversight, support and guidance for the marketing aspects of chapter activities and services. The position also acts as liaison between PMI-Portland and the media to make sure that chapter events are widely known. This position manages a support organization including Directors of Branding, Sponsorship, Marketing Services and Communications.

This position is open to any ambitious and motivated PMI Portland member willing to invest 20-25 hours per month on a flexible, consistent basis, and attend monthly chapter dinner and board of director’s meetings.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9643. 

 

VP Finance

For Chapter Marketing Activities and Annual Conference web presence, designs the Chapter website and other systems. Works in cooperation with the Conference Director and Conference Marketing team, and under the supervision of the Director of Marketing Distribution and Chapter webmaster.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9642. 

 

VP Operations

The VP Operations manages a portfolio that provides the processes and technical infrastructure that support ongoing chapter activities and strategic initiatives. This includes oversight for web content, database administration, data storage and the chapter’s technology related programs and assets.  This position reports to the President.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8700. 

 

Secretary

The Secretary position is elected by the chapter membership.  The Secretary provides vital support on a number of fronts:  Manages the document library and contacts list, arranges board meetings, captures and manages board meeting notes, tracks issues and action items, oversees and reviews the preparation and retention of all non-financial records and filings, maintains asset log, and acquires name tags, business cards and other requested items for leadership.  The Secretary is a member of the Executive Committee and reports to the President.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9641. 

 

Marketing - Website Manager

For Chapter Marketing Activities and Annual Conference web presence, designs the Chapter website and other systems. Works in cooperation with the Conference Director and Conference Marketing team, and under the supervision of the Director of Marketing Distribution and Chapter webmaster.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 7308. 

 

Social Media Manager

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team, manages social media communities by posting content, auditing analytics, answering questions and communicating with membership.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 7421. 

  

Annual Conference Speaker Team Member

This volunteer will assist the Speaker Team Lead in the recruitment, selection and management of speakers for the PMI Portland Chapter Annual Conference.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9457. 

   

Annual Conference Marketing Team Lead

This volunteer will oversee the team that establishes the marketing plan and develops and distributes all marketing collateral for the PMI Portland Chapter Annual Conference.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9126. 

 

Assistant Secretary

The Assistant Secretary position supports the Secretary on a number of fronts:  manages the document library and contacts list, arranges board meetings, captures and manages board meeting notes, tracks issues and action items, oversees and reviews the preparation and retention of all non-financial records and filings, maintains asset log, and acquires name tags, business cards and other requested items for leadership.  The Assistant Secretary is a member of the Executive Committee under a Director status, and reports to the Secretary.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8870. 

 

Assistant Director of Quality Control, Membership Portfolio

Support the PMI-Portland Quality function by way of communicating and reporting of activities used to monitor and control the quality of the survey processes. This includes adhering to policies and procedures of PMI Portland.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8615. 

 

Relationship Manager, Outreach Portfolio

Establish and maintain a relationship with an organization assigned by the Outreach portfolio.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8596. 

 

Director of Association Outreach, Outreach Portfolio

Develop initial and long term relationships within the Portland metropolitan area Professional Associations to improve relations with PMI local and PMI International.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8595. 

 

Director of Volunteer Recognition, Membership Portfolio

Promote awareness through the board levels the need to consistently appreciate and recognize volunteers that further the chapter’s mission and give back to the Project Management community.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8482. 

 

Sponsor Programs Manager, Marketing Portfolio

The Sponsor Programs Manager works under the Director of Sponsor Programs to identify and recruit sponsors for Chapter meetings and other activities as needed for a specific geographical area or vertical market.  Details

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 5881.

 

AV Manager, Operations Portfolio

This position helps to manages the chapter’s equipment and sets up the Audio/Visual for chapter functions as well as keeping the chapter’s equipment in working order.  This position reports to the AV Director.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 5482.

 

Videographer/Editor, Marketing Portfolio

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team proving excellent video recording, editing, and project/event consultation. The videographer/editor will support the Chapter branding, Dinner meeting in occasion, Annual Conference, marketing events, and portfolio events. Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 7134.

Editor, Marketing Portfolio

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team, editing a wide variety of documents ranging from short web pieces to in-depth reports. This role requires strong copyediting skills and the ability to maintain consistent PMI style throughout all web and print content, proofing copy for various print materials and Chapter communications.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 7128.

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

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. Use Search term 6034.


What Happens Next?

Once you apply for a volunteer position, you will receive an email regarding the status of your application.

Come back regularly to update your volunteer profile and service history, and search for more opportunities.

You can search for opportunities to volunteer at our local PMI Portland Chapter or virtually worldwide.

See the Volunteering FAQs page for details.

 

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