Volunteers Welcome

PMI OVOC continually works to enhance existing programs and build new ones for the benefit of our members.  We are fortunate to have many capable and motivated members supporting the chapter as volunteers.  There are many opportunities to contribute and we welcome you to join our team to take an active role in supporting our mission to promote project management.

Why Volunteer?

  • Meet other project managers and build your professional network
  • Enhance your project management and professional skills
  • Learn more about PMI, the chapter and stay connected
  • Earn Professional Development Units
  • Enhance your career
  • Support PMI OVOC in its mission to promote project management within the National Capital Region
  • Have fun!

Whatever your interest or strength, PMI OVOC encourages you to become actively involved in making this an outstanding organization!

How Much Time is Required?

Volunteer commitments range from short-term roles to long term committee or lead roles.  We ask for a minimum 3 month commitment for short-term roles and 1 year for all other roles.

Sounds Great!  How Do I Get Involved?

We are looking for members to help out in various areas of the chapter.  A listing of current volunteer opportunities is available on our Volunteer Opportunities webpage.  If you are interested in these or would like to help out in another area than one that is listed, please complete our Volunteer Application Form and a member of our Volunteer Intake team will contact you.

How Can I Earn PDUs?

Effective March 1, 2011 there are now 2 categories for earning PDU’s – Education and Giving Back to the Profession.
Volunteerism falls under the Giving Back to the Profession Category.  Within in the Giving Back to the Profession category there are 3 sub categories:

Category D – Creating New Project Management Knowledge
Category E – Volunteer Service
Category F – Working as a Professional in Project Management

PMI OVOC will issue PDU certificates at the end of each calendar year.  PMPs are responsible for accurately tracking and reporting their volunteer activities to PMI  For more information on obtaining PDUs through volunteering, please refer to pages 38-39 of the PMP Handbook

Questions or Comments?

Volunteer Mailbox:  Email