Becoming a volunteer is a great way to meet other PCMA members and contribute your talents to the business events community. The volunteer program is a member benefit and allows individuals to sign up for projects based on their interests and availability.

Open project details are listed below. Make sure to review these carefully, as each role has different schedules, commitments and requirements. Volunteer opportunities are available for PCMA members only. Join or renew here.

If you would like to volunteer for an open project, please complete the interest form. Can’t find an opportunity that interests you below? New projects will be added monthly. Contact Cleary Williams at cwilliams@pcma.org with any questions.

INTEREST FORM

OPEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity for: Engaged PCMA members
Description: Liaise with new PCMA members in your region. Answer questions, share PCMA benefits and resources. Make new industry connections, while helping those new to our community feel welcomed. The PCMA team will loop you in on all the latest happenings so you are well-equipped to share with others.
Responsibilities: One on one email communications, potential meet up at a PCMA event, serve as go-to PCMA contact for new members.
Positions Available: 20
Time Commitment: Approximately 5-7 hours between October 2019 and January 2020.
Communication Type: 1-2 calls

Opportunity for: Social media gurus, those who actively post on industry topics
Description: Volunteer as a business events social influencer! Serve as an extension of PCMA HQ by assisting with Convening Leaders social posts and community building through your network.
Responsibilities: Posting PCMA content (toolkits provided) to your personal social media accounts
Positions Available: 15
Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours between October 2019 and January 2020.
Communication Type: None

Opportunity for: Faculty members of PCMA
Description: Assist in planning the pre-conference Faculty Workshop at Convening Leaders 2020 in San Francisco. Volunteers will help decide the format of the workshop and suggest speakers/facilitators. Volunteers must participate in the workshop.
Responsibilities: Developing, reviewing program content and suggesting learning formats.
Positions Available: 5
Time Commitment: Approximately 3-4 hours between September 2019 and January 2020. Participation in the pre-conference Faculty Workshop.
Communication Type: 2-3 calls prior to Convening Leaders.

Opportunity for: Event organizers, avid Convene readers
Description: Guide content for the industry’s premier business events magazine. You will serve as an extension of the Convene editorial team in providing feedback on potential topic areas, suggesting new topics and formats.
Responsibilities: Reviewing and suggesting future magazine article content.
Positions Available: 12
Time Commitment: Approximately 3-4 hours between September 2019 and December 2019.
Communication Type: 1-2 calls, mostly email communication and response to surveys

Opportunity for: Industry suppliers, avid Convene readers
Description: Guide Convene’s content marketing strategy by sharing supplier perspective and successful examples.
Responsibilities: Review and suggest content marketing strategies for Convene.
Positions Available: 12
Time Commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours between September 2019 and December 2019.
Communication Type: 1-2 calls, mostly email communication

Opportunity for: Event organizers
Description: Be the first to test and provide feedback on the Room Block of the Future Phase 2 survey.
Responsibilities: Take survey and provide feedback on questions.
Positions Available: 30
Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2 hours between September 2019 and December 2019.
Communication Type: Email communication

Opportunity for: Student members
Description: Provide feedback to PCMA as it relates to student membership offerings, student chapters, scholarship offerings and future engagement opportunities.
Responsibilities: Participate in a video conference call with other student members, answering questions prompted by the PCMA team.
Positions Available: 15
Time Commitment: Approximately 1-2 hours on a selected date (availability will be requested) in September or October.
Communication Type: 1 call