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Call for Volunteer: Conference Speaker Liaison for 2017 PD Conference

by secretary - March 17, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Conference Conference Speaker Liaison

This volunteer position is from April 10 – May 6, 2017

The PMI-VI Professional Development Conference has been running since 2012 with great success. PMI Vancouver Island Chapter strives to bring a variety of International and Local speakers with the intention to create learning opportunities and a safe networking space. Post Event evaluations have demonstrated the value that our members have received. Our 2014 and 2015 evaluations resulted in 100% overall satisfaction which encourages us to keep delivering exceptional experiences to our attendees.

The 2017 PD Conference will be held on Thursday May 4 and Friday May 5, 2017 at the Union Club at 805 Gordon St. Victoria, BC. The Speaker Liaison will be responsible for orienting speakers during the two day event as follows:

Responsibilities of Conference Conference Speaker Liaison

The activities and deliverables of the project will include the following:

  1. Ensuring all assigned activities are performed and timelines are met as per the Agenda and Project Plan
  2. Becoming familiar with the background and presentation of each PD Conference speaker
  3. Greeting Speakers upon arrival, answering questions, introducing them to event volunteers and PMI-VI Board members
  4. Anticipating the needs of each speaker and their presentation e.g. water, printing
  5. Coordination with the Media Manager for mics and presentation queuing
  6. Distributing materials and facilitating activities as required at Conference tables  
  7. Progress and issue reporting to the Event Manager
  8. Providing Speaker Liaison input into the Close-Out report

Required from you

The Chapter’s expectations of the Speaker Liaison’s role include the following:

  • Commitment to approximately 20 volunteer hours from April to May 2017
  • Presence at the 2 day event on May 4 and 5, 2017
  • Conversational, and service-oriented
  • Ready to make a significant contribution to growing the project management profession on Vancouver Island

PD Conference Volunteer Benefits to you

  • You will contribute to the success of a Professional Development Conference, an exciting learning opportunity for Project Management practitioners.
  • You will be working along with some of the Chapter’s Board to promote a world-class experience to members and non-members alike.
  • You will earn 1 PDU per hour of volunteer time (up to the PMI maximum under Giving Back to the Profession category).

Interested?

If you are interested in volunteering, please send a brief introduction letter to pd@pmivi.org by 6 pm on Monday, March 27, 2017. Please indicate your qualifications as per the listed requirements.

The selected candidates will be informed on or before Friday, March 31, 2017.

Call for Volunteer: Conference Registration Coordinators for 2017 PD Conference

by secretary - March 17, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Conference Registration Coordinators

This volunteer position is from April 10 – May 6, 2017

The PMI-VI Professional Development Conference has been running since 2012 with great success. PMI Vancouver Island Chapter strives to bring a variety of International and Local speakers with the intention to create learning opportunities and a safe networking space. Post Event evaluations have demonstrated the value that our members have received. Our 2014 and 2015 evaluations resulted in 100% overall satisfaction which encourages us to keep delivering exceptional experiences to our attendees.

The 2017 PD Conference will be held on Thursday May 4 and Friday May 5, 2017 at the Union Club at 805 Gordon St. Victoria, BC. The two (2) Registration Coordinators will be responsible for administrative tasks related to the PD Conference and its attendees as follows:

Responsibilities of Conference Registration Coordinators

The activities and deliverables of the project will include the following:

  1. Ensuring all assigned activities are performed and timelines are met as per the Agenda and Project Plan
  2. Greeting attendees upon arrival, answering questions, and providing Conference material e.g. name badges, promotional items
  3. Reconciling attendees to the registration list
  4. Distributing materials and facilitating activities as required at Conference tables  
  5. Progress and issue reporting to the Event Manager
  6. Providing Registration Coordinator input into the Close-Out report

Required from you

The Chapter’s expectations of the Registration Coordinator’s role include the following:

  • Commitment to approximately 15 volunteer hours from April to May 2017
  • Presence at the 2 day event on May 4 and 5, 2017
  • Organized, and customer service oriented
  • Ready to make a significant contribution to growing the project management profession on Vancouver Island

PD Conference Volunteer Benefits to you

  • You will contribute to the success of a Professional Development Conference, an exciting learning opportunity for Project Management practitioners.
  • You will be working along with some of the Chapter’s Board to promote a world-class experience to members and non-members alike.
  • You will earn 1 PDU per hour of volunteer time (up to the PMI maximum under Giving Back to the Profession category).

Interested?

If you are interested in volunteering, please send a brief introduction letter to pd@pmivi.org by 6 pm on Monday, March 27, 2017. Please indicate your qualifications as per the listed requirements.

The selected candidates will be informed on or before Friday, March 31, 2017.

Call for nominations for 2017/18 Board of Directors elections

by secretary - February 21, 2017 | No Comments

We are pleased to announce that the call for nominations for the elections of members for the Board of Directors for the 2017/16 mandate is now open. Please see full details about the process and the open positions on the Elections 2017 section.

Call for Volunteer: Corporate Sponsorship Developer for 2017 PD Conference

by secretary - December 9, 2016 | No Comments

Corporate Sponsorship Developer

The PMI-VI Professional Development Conference will be an engaging 2 day event (May 4 – 5, 2017) with up to 7 exceptional speakers from Canada, and around the world.

Position:  PD Conference Corporate Sponsorship Developer

We are looking for a volunteer to develop relationships with corporate sponsors for the PD Conference.

Aligning with the Chapter is an excellent opportunity for organizations who want to demonstrate their commitment to the project management profession and connect with the project management community on Vancouver Island. The Corporate Sponsorship Developer volunteer will be asked to reach out to organizations to offer the benefits and opportunities associated with sponsoring the PMI-VI 2017 PD Conference.

Required from you

We are looking for a Corporate Sponsorship Developer who is willing to commit to the following:

  • available between Dec 20, 2016 – February 28, 2017
  • 1-2 hours per week to contact or follow-up with potential sponsors, possibly 2-4 hours per week during peak times
  • a friendly demeanour
  • organizational skills

PD Conference Volunteer Benefits to you

  • You will contribute to the success of a Professional Development Conference, an exciting learning opportunity for Project Management practitioners.
  • You will be working along with some of the Chapter’s Board to promote a world-class experience to members and non-members alike.
  • You will earn 1 PDU per hour of volunteer time (up to the PMI maximum under Giving Back to the Profession category).

Interested?

If you are interested in volunteering, please send a brief introduction letter to volunteers@pmivi.org by 12:00 pm December 16, 2016. Please indicate your qualifications as per the listed requirements.

The selected candidates will be informed on or before December 19, 2016.

PMP Prep. Course CEPS Program – Facilitators Needed

by secretary - August 2, 2016 | No Comments

If you are interested in being a facilitator for our Certification Examination Preparation Seminar (CEPS) program and you are a certified PMP and member of PMI-VI Chapter, please join us to facilitate our fall program. Curriculum and resources are provided and you can earn substantial PDU’s!

RSVP by Saturday, August 20th, 2016 to ceps@pmivi.org

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Call for a Volunteer: Exam Prep Seminar (CEPS) Project Manager

by admin - June 28, 2016 | No Comments

Are you passionate about professional learning and growth in the project management field?

Give back by volunteering to project manage the PMI-Vancouver Island CEPS program for those who are making the same journey that you once did.

Join us as a Project Manager of the PMI-VI exam prep course program that has already helped hundreds of project management practitioners over the last 15 years. Read more »

PMI-VI Professional Development Conference

by Information Technology - April 6, 2015 | No Comments

Our 2015 PD Conference will take place April 30 – May 1. 

Please send an email to (volunteers@pmivi.org) stating your availability and the area of interest for a volunteering opportunity at this event.

CEPS Instructors and Back-up Instructors

by secretary - January 11, 2014 | No Comments

Be part of the CEPS Instructional Team!

Spring 2014: February – April

Are you passionate about professional learning and growth in the project management field?

Give back by volunteering to instruct those who are making the same journey that you once did.

Join us as an instructor or back-up instructor of the PMI-VI exam prep course that has helped hundreds of project management practitioners over the last 10 years. As a PMP, you know the effort and commitment it took for you to pass the exam and earn your designation! You are also proud of your work as a project management practitioner. Read more »

CEPS Logistical Administrator

by secretary - January 11, 2014 | No Comments

Be part of the CEPS Team!

Spring 2014: February – April

CEPS (Certification Examination Preparation Seminar) is the Chapter’s premier Professional Development activity that is offered twice a year (Spring and Fall) and helps aspiring professionals prepare for their PMP or CAPM exam. You can find more about it on the PMI-VI CEPS page.

We are looking for a volunteer to handle CEPS logistics. For continuity this role is best served for a minimum of 2 years (4 CEPS offerings). Read more »

CEPS Material Reviewers

by secretary - January 11, 2014 | No Comments

Be part of the CEPS Rewrite Reviewing Team!

Spring 2014:  February – April

CEPS (Certification Examination Preparation Seminar) is the Chapter’s premier Professional Development activity that is offered twice a year (Spring and Fall) and helps aspiring professionals prepare for their PMP or CAPM exam. You can find more about it on the PMI-VI CEPS page.

We are looking for 2 volunteers to review our presentation material and update the slide decks including updates to question slides to align with our online portal questions. Some slides also require references to the appropriate sections of the PMBOK. Read more »