The Vice President for Volunteer shall be responsible for addressing the volunteers, including recruitment, retention, recognition and leadership development training and support in accordance with chapter policies and bylaws.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for recruitment and/or retention
  • Responsible for providing clear expectations to volunteers regarding their roles
  • Understand and leverage experience of volunteers and direct them to various initiatives in the chapter
  • Responsible for identifying and developing programs to involve, develop, engage and manage volunteer members
  • Responsible for the development and recognition of volunteers
  • Build quality into volunteering by introducing and refining different processes for managing the work from volunteers
  • Develop and implement succession and transition plan
  • Responsible for providing PMI volunteer awareness at the local and global levels

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Member in good standing of PMI and PMIWIC
  • Ultimate team player – as a leader and team member
  • Must be willing to commit to attending Board and Membership meetings, responding to emails and participating in chapter operations as appropriate.
  • Willingness to learn email marketing program and technical aspects of the Web Site
  • Willingness to respond to Web Support questions any day of the week at any time of the day

Role Specific Skills

  • Understanding of Volunteer Resource Management
  • Understanding of Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation Programs
  • Ability to use Volunteer Management Software tools to match volunteer skills with interests
  • Proficient in Email Communications
  • Proficient usage of Online Collaboration tools

Other Leadership Skills

  • Active Listening skills
  • Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Team Building skills
  • Ability to Delegate Effectively
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  • Persuasion skills

Additional Notes

  • Familiarity with best practices in Volunteer  Management a plus