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 Day of Event Volunteer

This team member would be delegated day of event logistical and organizational tasks. Additionally, the volunteer will need to have a good knowledge of different event activities and the details around them.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and apply.  Use Search term 22668.

 

 

Annual Conference Speaker Liaison Volunteer

Volunteer position for PMI and non-PMI members, that will assist the Annual Conference (AC) Speaker Lead in the selection, and management of speakers for  the PMI Portland Chapter 2019 Annual Conference.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and apply.  Use Search term 22636.

 

 

Annual Conference Day Room/Speaker Manager

Conference Day Room/Speaker Manager is charged with introducing each speaker for their assigned tracks and monitoring the assigned breakout room during the PMI Portland Chapter 2019 Annual Conference  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and apply.  Use Search term 22635.

 

Annual Conference Customer Experience Team

This volunteer is a member of the Customer Experience Team, and as a team they have the goal of ensuring a positive experience for all Annual Conference participants by proactively assisting with wayfinding, answering program questions, and by promoting and providing technical assistance with the mobile app. 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 apply.  Use Search term 22524.

 

 

Annual Conference Registration Volunteer

The registration volunteer will help coordinate attendees to the 2019 PMI Portland Annual Conference.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and apply.  Use Search term 22517.

 

VP of Marketing

Work closely with the outgoing VP of Marketing and VP at Large to transition into this key board of directors 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 apply.  Use Search term 22417.

AC Speaker Liaison Volunteer

 

Volunteer position for PMI and non-PMI members, that will assist the Annual Conference (AC) Speaker Lead in the recruitment, selection, and management of speakers for  the PMI® Portland Chapter 2019 Annual Conference.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 22397.

 

President-Elect (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019) and President (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

 

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 22242.

 

President-Elect (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) and President (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021)

 

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 22274.

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 22245.





































VP of Membership

The VP Membership promotes member benefits, chapter activities, programs and member services to assure that members are receiving the most benefit from their chapter membership. This includes surveying members on their satisfaction with chapter programs, services and events, and administering a robust volunteer program to allow members the opportunity to gain invaluable project management, leadership and networking experience.  This position reports to the president.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 22246.

VP of Outreach

The VP Outreach position is elected by the chapter.  The position provides leadership, management oversight, support and guidance for the Outreach aspects of chapter activities and services.  The position acts as a liaison between PMI Portland Chapter and academic, business, and community outreach programs that support the Portland Chapter’s vision, mission, and goals.  This position reports to the President.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 22247.

VP of 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 22248.

VP of 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 22249.

Assistant VP of Marketing Communications

The Asst. VP of Communications manages the design and delivery of PMI-Portland Chapter communications services and publications. The Asst. VP of Communication works very closely with Asst. VP of Marketing and Sponsorship and other portfolios to serves as a communications hub between Members and the Chapter.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 20988.

Director of Acamedic Outreach

This position manages the chapter’s educational outreach activities and communications with primary and secondary educational entities; most noteworthy are high school and college outreach programs and initiatives. The Director of Educational outreach builds relationships with the educational community, promotes the mission of the PMI Portland Chapter and serves as liaison between PMI Global, the PMI Portland Chapter and the community.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 21016.

Assistant VP Finance

This volunteer position is intended to have designated monthly activities in addition to learning all financial portfolio responsibilities with the potential to be a stepping stone for the VP of Finance volunteer position.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 11658.

Marketing Writer

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team writing, editing, and proofing copy for various print materials and Chapter communications.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 13731.

Assistant Director of Tech Support

The Assistant Director of Technology works under the Director of Technology to help maintain the technical aspects of the PMI Portland Chapter.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 11607.

Web Admin

One of several positions that supports the mission and activities of the Chapter by managing and updating various technology tools, such as the website, database, forums, registration system, email systems, etc.  Interacts closely with portfolio leadership, staff, members, non-members.  Work in a dynamic, matrixed organization, under the direction of the Web Director, and under the umbrella of the VP of Operations.    .

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9155.

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.  

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

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.

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

 

AC Volunteer Lead

This Lead volunteer is part of the AC Project Team and reports to the Director of the Annual Conference. In collaboration with all other team Leads, the Volunteer Management Lead is responsible for onboarding, recruiting and organizing volunteers for all aspects of the Annual Conference.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 16973.

 

Director of Workshops

Manage professional development workshops for the PMI Portland Chapter.  This position reports to the Vice President of Professional Development in the Professional Development portfolio. This position is instrumental in providing quality education to the project management community.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 22337.

 


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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