About Volunteering

Our PMI Los Angeles Chapter is run ONLY BY VOLUNTEERS

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No matter where you are on your project management or business analysis career journey, we've got volunteer opportunities to match your interests!

We encourage all our members to get involved, and help us make our chapter the best it can be! At the same time, volunteering will help you to grow and develop your experience and skills to be the best you can be too.

Why Volunteer?

  • Meet project managers and business analysts in the local area (and even some that still volunteer with us remotely outside of our area too).
  • Expand your network & build relationships: Our surveys tell us that the #1 reason for joining our chapter is our networking opportunities. With approx. 1600 local members, our chapter is the best place to nurture professional relationships and connect with other professionals in the Los Angeles area, and in multiple industries (IT, Healthcare, Aerospace, Entertainment, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Education, and more). Chapter dinner meetings, roundtables, education seminars, and volunteer opportunities not only provide valuable learning towards your career development, they also put you in direct contact with your fellow professionals who could connect you to your next job. Some could even become a valuable reference for you.
  • Pass on your skills and knowledge: Many members find it extremely gratifying to pass on their skills, knowledge, and invaluable experience to new or less experienced project managers and business analysts.
  • Share your passion for project management or business analysis.
  • Earn Professional Development Units (PDU's) for your certification renewal.
  • Learn new resume-worthy skills. Learn from your peers. This is also an opportunity to hone and practice your leadership and soft skills in a non-threatening environment.
  • Jump-start your resume: Whether you are new to the profession, between jobs, or working to develop towards your next job or promotion, your volunteer work with our local chapter will add value to your resume. "Giving back" to your profession demonstrates your generosity, hard-working attitude, and moral character, characteristics that any future employer would value.
  • Give back: Help those in your community.
  • Have a great time!
  • Make a positive difference!

Ready to volunteer?

Check out some of our open positions, and if you see something you like follow these steps:

  1. Watch the chapter orientation video
  2. Review this video which will walk you through the application process
  3. Fill out an application

Chapter Membership

Total Members 2108
New members this year 313
PMP® Members 1172
CAPM® Members 44
PgMP® Members 3
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 8
PMI-ACP® Members 54
PfMP® Members 3
PMI-PBA® Members 8
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1984
Student Members 111
Other Members 13
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Professional Development

2019/06/08 - The Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Project Management

Jun 8, 2019
Time: 09:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: DeVry University Sherman Oaks Galleria

2019/06/28 - PMI-ACP® 3-Days Online Intensive Bootcamp

Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019
Time: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Location: Online

2019/08/09 - PMP® Certification Boot Camp

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Location: Online

2019/09/07 - PMP®/CAPM® Exam Prep Workshop

Sep 7, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019
Time: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Location: Online

Upcoming Events

2019/06/04 - Getting the Best from Your Team: Expanding the Definition of Expertise

Jun 4, 2019
Time: 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Category: North LA
Location: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

2019/06/05 - Northridge Networking Mixer

Jun 5, 2019
Time: 05:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Category: Networking
Location: Claim Jumpers, Northridge

2019-06-26 - How to Cultivate a Culture of Accountability That Sticks

Jun 26, 2019
Time: 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Category: South Bay
Location: The Point: Keller Williams Beach Cities

2019/07/21 - Celebration 45 Years in the Making

Jul 21, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Category: Membership
Location: Los Verdes Golf Course