There are many ways that you can volunteer for the PMI South Africa Chapter, depending on the time you have, your interests – essentially choosing the opportunity that’s right for you.
Opportunities can include:
- Events - Organising, planning, and providing on-site support for our branch meetings, volunteer events, annual PM Summit, professional development and other networking events
- Communications – Providing support or content for the website and our social media platforms – including helping with the ongoing design and creative aspects
- Business Development and Sponsorship – Helping to build the Chapter and find sponsorship opportunities to create networking and professional development opportunities for our members, but also to grow our social impact projects by spreading the word about PMI and what we stand for
- Membership – Helping our members and prospective members by showing a personal touch and answering queries and demonstrating membership benefits
- Professional Development - Planning and managing our many professional activities – including the Mentoring Programme, the Directors Development Programme, the PMP/CAPM preparation workshops, and many more
Update your profile on https://vrms.pmi.org/ and you can receive automatic notifications of volunteer opportunities that match your interests and your profile
Here are some of the volunteer positions that are currently being advertised on the PMI Volunteer Resource Management System.
DEPUTY VP: MARKETING
The Deputy VP Marketing is an appointed volunteer who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a well-run Marketing portfolio and will be in charge of brand growth across volunteers and members experiences. Working in conjunction with the VP COMMUNICATIONS, this Volunteer will offer advice and support on the PMI South Africa’s Chapter brand presentation and promotion
DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST
The Digital Marketing Specialist is an appointed volunteer who will be responsible for the creation, coordination, support, execution and monitoring of campaigns through various online marketing channels (Chapter website and social media platforms) to drive lead generation and brand awareness goals
TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS TEAM
DEPUTY VP: COMMUNICATIONS
The Deputy VP Of Communications is an appointed volunteer accountable and responsible for responsible for managing and coordinating communication channels in accordance with the PMI South Africa chapter policies and bylaws.
SA CHAPTER ICT SUPPORT VOLUNTEER
The ICT Support Volunteer is an appointed volunteer accountable and responsible for supporting South Africa Chapter Leaders / end users across all technology and communication platforms, and for assisting with bulk communications to the Chapter members and volunteers.
SOUTH AFRICA CHAPTER WEBSITE MANAGER
The Website Manager is an appointed volunteer accountable and responsible for administration and maintenance of the PMI South Africa Chapter website, and for collating and & posting content for the website, according to the PMI global and local Chapter branding standards / guidelines.
GP BRANCH PMP® / CAPM® PREPARATION WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
The Gauteng Branch PMP® / CAPM® Preparation workshop facilitator is an ad hoc role who will facilitate part of a PMP® / CAPM ® preparation workshop for the Gauteng area in South Africa. This role liaises with, and seeks guidance directly from the GP Branch Lead and the national Professional Development team (7 Trainers needed)
GP BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS VOLUNTEER POSITION
The Gauteng Branch Communications and Publications volunteer is an appointed volunteer responsible for managing and coordinating communications and publication channels in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws. This volunteer works with the Gauteng Branch Lead to ensure that the Chapter brand is understood & leveraged in communication plans.
GP BRANCH FINANCE/TREASURER VOLUNTEER
The Gauteng Branch Finance/Treasurer is an appointed volunteer responsible for maintaining and presenting all financial records required for the Gauteng branch operations. This volunteer provides financial reporting regarding the state of finances and branch activity to the branch lead, Chapter board
GP BRANCH CORPORATE OUTREACH VOLUNTEER
The Gauteng Branch Corporate Outreach portfolio is responsible for developing a strategy and implementing programs that form sustainable partnerships and yield mutual benefits with institutions or corporates. This volunteer works with the Gauteng Branch Lead to develop an overall strategy for the Outreach portfolio, including objectives that support the objectives of the Gauteng Branch.
VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT TEAM
VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT: COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
The Volunteer Communications Specialist is an appointed volunteer responsible for Stakeholder Engagement/ Communications relating to the Volunteer Management portfolio for the PMI SA Chapter - Including developing, implementing and managing the Volunteer Management Communication Plan, sourcing & developing content, and social media co-ordination
VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT: POSITION MANAGEMENT AND DATABASE SPECIALIST
The Volunteer Management: Position Management And Database Specialist is an appointed volunteer responsible for the databases that will be used for the PMI SA Chapter position management and administration (including PMI VRMS and the SA Chapter website) – this includes the recruitment (new requests) and initial matching, and ongoing fulfilment of roles (e.g. replacement of volunteer positions
SOCIAL IMPACT TEAM
SOCIAL IMPACT LIAISON VOLUNTEER – 2 POSITIONS (EC; WC; KZN AND GAUTENG)
The SOCIAL IMPACT LIAISON VOLUNTEER is an appointed volunteer accountable and responsible for delivering PMI social responsibility programs. The Liaison volunteer works with a team to roll out the Social Impact programs and imparts project management knowledge through delivering PMIEF Courses
PMIEF LECTURERS (CAPE TOWN, GAUTENG, EASTERN CAPE & KZN)
The PMIEF Lecturer will be responsible for delivering PMIeF programs to the youth, teachers and NGOs in their respective regions (more information on the PMIEF Courses can be found on the PMIEF website - https://pmief.org)
SOCIAL IMPACT /PMIEF COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
The SOCIAL IMPACT /PMIEF COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST is an appointed volunteer responsible for Stakeholder Engagement/ Communications relating to the Social Impact /PMIeF portfolio for the PMI SA Chapter - Including developing, implementing and managing the Communication Plan (to be aligned to the overall PMI SA Chapter Marketing and Communications strategy and plan); including sourcing and developing content and social media co-ordination.
For more information on other ad-hoc volunteer roles that do not require PMI membership, please attend one of the many Chapter events in your region, or go to the Chapter website -