Volunteering your time and skills to PMINJ has benefits for both the
Chapter and you. While the chapter benefits from your talents and
dedication, volunteering provides you with the opportunity to:
- Hone and broaden your skill set with hands on experience.
- Meet new people, and network with other project management
- Make a positive contribution to the Chapter, while improving
the practice of project management.
- Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)
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Earn PDUs by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management,
project risk, project scheduling, or program management services to non-employer
or non-client customer groups.
Examples of Qualifying activities include:
- Serve as an elected volunteer officer for a project
management organization including PMI chapters and communities of practice)
for a minimum of 3 months. This work must be done for a legally recognized
non-profit, not-for profit, or charitable groups and organizations.
- Serve as a volunteer/appointed committee member for
a project management organization (including PMI chapters and communities
of practice) for a minimum of 3 months. This work must be done for a legally
recognized non-profit, not-for-profit, or charitable groups and organizations.
- Providing project management related volunteer services
to PMI or another professional project management association. This work
must be done for a legally recognized non-profit, not-for-profit, or charitable
groups and organizations. Examples may include:
- Volunteering at a PMI global congress,
- Serving on a PMI Members Advisory Board,
- Working on PMI standards,
- Participating in activities for PMI’s Certification
- Participating in PMI research activities.
- Provide volunteer project management-related services
PDU Rule 1 PDU is awarded for 1 hour of volunteer (non-compensated) service.
To claim PDUs for service as an elected officer or appointed
committee member, you must serve in the role for a minimum of three
- a community or charitable group,
- This work must meet the definition of a project as
outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®
- a group of college students for educational purposes,
- for being a coach or mentor on project management