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Military to Project Management

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Volunteer Openings

PMI-CIC is always looking for interested PMs to serve the CIC as a chapter board volunteer. 

If you are interested in volunteering please fill out a Volunteer Form,  Please contact our Director of Volunteerism (DirVolunteerism@pmi-centraliowa.org) if you have questions or want to discuss your interest in serving on the board now or in the future.

Central Iowa Chapter - Volunteer Opportunity

Have you ever thought of trying your hand at volunteering?

  • Do you want to expand your network?
  • Would you like to get involved with the Project Management Institute Central Iowa Chapter (PMI CIC)?
  • Have you ever thought of working with your peers in a fun filled atmosphere where the force guiding you is not directly related to any appraisal?

Collaborate to Succeed (C2S) - is a volunteer program sponsored by the PMI-CIC that supports member project managers engaging with local not-for-profit organizations to the benefit of all involved – organization, volunteer, chapter, and community.  The goal is to provide project management services and/or advise organizations on how they can use project management methodology to get more value out of their projects. We have two projects that we need help with in 2019:
• Iowa State University project dating from January 2019 through May 2019.
• Grandview University project dating from March 2019 through April 2019.

Military to Project Management Program - The program focuses on refining the project talents of veterans and current military members, educating organizations on the value and relevance of military experience, and connecting the two groups to create a win-win solution.
The program includes a combination of self-development and certification preparation resources, workshops, mentorship, employer awareness events, and networking opportunities.
We are seeking people willing to support this program in various ways:
• Recruiters and hiring managers for resume reviews and mock interviews.
• Mentors with or without military backgrounds to help introduce candidates to various industries and coach them through placement, qualification for testing, and exam preparation.
• Advocates to raise awareness with employers, through individual and small group meetings and presentations.

PDD volunteer - PMI CIC is holding its annual Professional Development Day (PDD) in September of this year. We are looking for volunteers to help us organize this event working with a dedicated team of experienced leads who will guide you along the way. This opportunity will help you test the volunteering waters without getting overwhelmed with it. The volunteers will not only get PDUs but also get the added perks of a specially designed event shirt and participation promotional gifts.

PMI of Central Iowa has several opportunities to join Board of Directors. Please keep in mind time commitment for each position is five to ten hours a month.

Director of Social Media- The Director of Social Media ensures execution of external communications using the social media platforms on behalf of PMI-CIC and participates in committees or teams to advance the mission and vision of the PMI-CIC.  The Director of Social Media is accountable to the Vice President of Communications & Marketing, the PMI-CIC President and to the PMI-CIC Board of Directors for the roles, responsibilities and duties described herein for the position of Director of Social Media.

Director of Publications = The Director of Publication coordinates the PMI-CIC publications to further the aims and objectives of the Chapter and PMI®.  This involves soliciting, collecting, assembling, formatting and editing the material for publication. 
The Director of Publications is accountable to the Vice President of Communications & Marketing, the PMI-CIC President and to the PMI-CIC Board of Directors for the roles, responsibilities and duties described herein for the position of Director of Publications. The editorial policies of publications will be directed by the Board of Directors and implemented by the Director of Publications. 
Director Photography

Director of Photography - The Director of Photography creates and prepares visual media for Chapter use in print, online, and other media.  This position performs photography and post-processing activities to produce compelling and effective photos. 
The Director of Photography must be a PMI-CIC member. The position requires a desire and focus to promote the PMI-CIC to the Central Iowa community and excellent photography and photo processing skills. 

Get started by filling out our Volunteer Form!

Have a project or key skill to share with the chapter?  We now have opportunities to lead a chapter meeting or a PDD session by presenting your skills. 

  • One C2S position
  • PDD Volunteers
  • Social media: Facebook and Twitter onboarding
  • Social media: LinkedIn discussion Moderation
  • Mentors for Mentees
  • Membership volunteer
  • Yearly membership event
  • Networking/ Trivia Event

PMI-CC needs volunteers of all experience levels.

Please fill out this Volunteer Form

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Chapter Membership

Total Members 860
PMP® Members 525
CAPM® Members 17
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 1
PMI-RMP® Members 4
PMI-ACP® Members 40
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 4
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 842
Student Members 16
Other Members 3
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