Get Involved

Get involved. Make a difference. Be a volunteer.

Project management isn't just about projects - it's about people too. The heart and soul of any volunteer organization is the people who step up and become involved in the operations of the organization. Michigan Capital Area Chapter depends on the involvement of it's members to survive and thrive.

Learn more about PMI volunteer opportunities.

Why Get Involved?

Contributing to chapter activities not only improves the chapter, it also benefits you in many ways. You'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference to the chapter as well as enhance your professional qualifications.

  • Meet other project managers on regional and national level
  • Enhance your professional skills (writing, presentation, leadership, etc.)
  • Enhance your resume
  • Learn more about the PMI on a national and regional level
  • Get a chance to move into board positions
  • Network with your peers
  • Help others in your community
  • Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)

 

What does Michigan Capital Area Chapter do for the volunteers?

We know your time is valuble and in return for being an active volunteer, Michigan Capital Area Chapter provides the following to our volunteers:

  • Volunteer Recognition Dinner
  • Volunteer Awards
  • Recognition Letter sent to Employer
  • Recognition in the Maximum Float Newsletter
  • Paid trips to Regional and National Leadership Meetings
  • Discounts to MCAC sponsored events

 

How much time is required?

Volunteer opportunities range from short-term commitments (several hours/month) to long-term committee lead roles (Board members/Directors). The Michigan Capital Area Chapter has many different opportunities available and the hours and skills required for each opportunity will vary.

Volunteer Expectations

As with any volunteer organization, we believe that your family and your livelihood come first! With that in mind, expectations for our volunteers are as follows:

  • Commitment to the PMI Michigan Capital Area Chapter's objectives and priorities
  • Timely and professional fulfillment of your commitments
  • Active participation on teams associated with your commitment
  • Acknowledgement of and timely response to communications related to your commitment
  • Regular communication with the lead associated with your commitment