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

Pesident

The President chairs the Executive Committee, and is elected into the President-elect position by the membership in the prior year.  The President-elect then assumes the role of the chapter President and serves as President for one year. The President then moves to the Past President position to provide advice and insight to the Board of Directors for one year.  

Working with the Board of Directors and an Executive Committee (consisting of President-Elect, Past President, VP at Large, VP Finance, and Secretary), the President provides overall oversight of the chapter and the board.  The President directs activities of the other board members in accordance with the chapter bylaws.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 15549.  

 

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 15292.  

 

VP of 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 15545.  

 

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 15293.  

 

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 15294.  

 

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 15546.  

 

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 15384.  

 
Director of Volunteers

Director of Volunteers develops and manages the chapter volunteer program to recruit, hire and track volunteers. Also manages a team of 4.  Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 11703.  

 

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 Graphic Designer

This graphics position creates flyers, table toppers and Power Point presentations for the Portland Chapter monthly meetings and roundtable meetings which are offsite.  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 14224.  

 

Marketing Statistics Manager

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team, gathering and analyzing facts and figures. Preferably to have worked with CRM systems in the past. This includes seeing between the lines and can explain what the numbers
mean in real world insights, trends, and stories.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 14223.  

 

Assistant Director of Marketing Distribution

The Assistant Director of Distribution Marketing works directly under the guidance of the Director of Distribution Marketing and coordinates channel activities to drive brand awareness, while also managing consistency in scheduling. This person will work with team members to provide uninterrupted customer experience solutions that inspire and attract a loyal foundation of supporters.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 14225.  

 

Director of Marketing Strategy

The Marketing Strategist works directly under the guidance of the VP of Marketing and is responsible for the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the Chapter.   Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 14226.  

 

Marketing Photographer

Serves as an integral member of the Marketing team. Uses technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record Chapter events.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 14231.  

 

Assistant Director of Workshops

Assist in the management of professional project management workshops for the PMI Portland Chapter.  This position reports to the Director of Workshops in the Professional Development portfolio.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 9142.  

 

 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.  

 

Webmaster

A critical leadership position 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 Chapter leadership, staff, members, non-members. Work in a dynamic, matrixed organization, under the direction of the paid webmaster, and under the umbrella of VP of Operations. Requires a good combination of technical and people skills and offers a chance to improve them further.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 13708.  

 

Assistant Director of Mentoring

Assist in administration of the local chapter mentoring program.    Details.

Go to VRMS for details and to apply.  Use Search term 8242.  

 

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.    Details.

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

  

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. 

  

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.

 

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.

 


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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