Featured Volunteer Opportunities


Career Development Committee

The Career Development Committee has several volunteer opportunities:

Mentoring Subcommittee:  Volunteer opportunities entail a 4-6 hour monthly commitment. The committee meets once a month for 1 -1.5 hours. Teleconferences may be substituted for face-to-face meetings. Volunteer opportunities include the following;

  • Quality Champion to survey development (or refinement); present data to the team; and lead the Quality Assurance Team in a monthly Q&A effort to ensure the integrity of the program.
  • Logistics Representative to select venues for events including mixers and orientations; coordinate the planning of events in terms of scheduling meeting locations and food; develop innovative approaches in marketing the program; develop communications through various venues; and coordinate with AHRMA on distributing communications via monthly newsletters, e-blasts, and meeting flyers.

If you are interested in volunteering with this sub-committee, please contact the committee chairperson at mentor@austinhumanresource.org and/or the VP Career Development at vpcareerdevelopment@austinhumanresource.org.

Certification Subcommittee:  Assist the Certification Chair with the coordination and management of all aspects of the course, such as coordinating facilitators for Spring/Fall PHR and SPHR course; ensuring that the AHRMA website is updated with class schedule and initiating the ordering of SHRM Learning Systems and facilitators materials; ensuring instructors have appropriate materials, exams, and training aids; developing, designing, and measuring end of course survey; and interpreting/analyzing data from surveys and initiating change as needed - monthly hour commitment – approximately 4-10 hrs.

If you are interested in volunteering for this subcommittee, please contact the Certification Chair at credentialing@austinhumanresource.org.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee is looking for volunteers who have a passion for diversity initiatives. Duties/responsibilities include:

  • Willingness to attend monthly committee meetings, as often as possible.
  • Interest in attending local events/meetings related to diversity and inclusion.
  • Willingness to assist in the development, design, and implementation of AHRMA diversity-related projects and/or programs.
  • Willingness to write and/or submit articles on occasion, for the AHRMA blog.
  • Monthly hourly commitment is roughly 2-3 hours per month.

If you are interested in volunteering with this committee, please contact the Diversity Committee VP at vpdiversity@austinhumanresource.org.

Membership Committee

The Membership committee has numerous opportunities to meet and engage with fellow AHRMA Members.

  • New Member Ambassadors - Call, email and welcome all new members
  • SHRM Advocates - assists in promoting our National Organization and Foundation
  • Meeting Welcome Committee - Greets and assists at registration at AHRMA events
  • Mixers and Networking Events - assist in creating events, publicizing and soliciting Sponsors
  • Volunteer Engagement - Networks and matches members into Volunteer openings
  • SHRM Foundation Advocates - assists in publicizing, promoting and fund raising
  • Publicity - Shares membership activities, events and collaborates with Marketing and PR
  • Committee Liaison - A Membership committee member is assigned to all other Committees for the purpose of communicating membership initiatives.

We have Volunteer opportunities from 1 to 6 hours monthly and we will help you "Customize" your dream Volunteer role.  Contact VPMembership@austinhumanresource.org for more information and to connect.

Programs Committee

  • Publicity – Works with Communications Committee and local news outlets to publicize programs – monthly hour commitment (5hrs.).
  • Speakers – Leads in Program Development, including themes, and speaker search & selection, and brings recommendations to Programs Committee - monthly hour commitment (5hrs.).
  • HRCI Pre-Approval – Coordinates pre-approval applications through HRCI for all qualified programs.
  • Meeting Sponsors – Secures table sponsors for themed meetings and coordinates sponsorship activities with the AHRMA office – Collaboration with Conference Committee - monthly hour commitment (5hrs.).
  • Miscellaneous Opportunities – Assist in all topic areas as needed - monthly hour commitment (3 hrs.).
    • Collection of response cards – place a box at the meeting for collection and draw for a prize to be mailed
    • Speaker Hosts

If you are interested in volunteering with this committee, please contact the Programs Committee VP at vpprograms@austinhumanresource.org.

Technology Committee

The Technology Committee is looking for volunteers with a knack for technology who can lend support to the Vice President in the following area:

  • Events of Interest and e-Blast Coordinator -Coordinates the posting of AHRMA, Affiliate and Sponsor “Events of Interest” communications on AHRMA's website & social networking event calendars and in the "Events of Interest" section of AHRMA e-blasts. Reviews and approves all e-blast correspondence while managing the process for delivering regularly scheduled e-blasts, sponsor-paid e-blasts, and special requests.

 If you are interested, please email vptechnology@austinhumanresource.org.


Workforce Readiness Committee

The Workforce Readiness Committee is always looking for people to volunteer for:

  • Workforce readiness planning.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Conducting presentations at schools, career fairs, and speaker's bureau.

If you are interested in volunteering with this committee, please contact the Workforce Readiness Co-VPs at vpworkforcereadiness@austinhumanresource.org.



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 Congratulations AHRMA May Volunteer of the Month

M. Wilson Stoker 

Senior VP & Managing Attorney

Welter Law Firm P. C.


AHRMA is recognized by SHRM to offer
Professional Development Credits (PDCs)
for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 












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