Want to take your AMA membership—and your career—to the next level? Get involved as an AMA Richmond volunteer! Engaged volunteers get much more value from their AMA memberships—more connections, more opportunities to learn and more chances to grow. In fact, volunteering is such a valuable experience, we reserve the privilege of volunteering for members only! AMA Richmond volunteers are just like you: busy people trying to juggle busy schedules. We volunteer our time based on our own interests and schedules. Our success and growth is the result of the efforts of many volunteers—join us and you, too, can make a difference!

Contact Juliana Thomas if you are interested in volunteering!

As an AMA Richmond volunteer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get more networking opportunities with marketing professionals
  • Build existing skills or develop new skills in marketing, communications, event management, leadership and organizational development.
  • Enhance the marketing community
  • Join the vibrant, dynamic, professional group of volunteers who are leading AMA Richmond to new levels every day!


Programming Committee

Our programming committee is looking for a number of volunteers to help make our monthly luncheons run smoothly and ensure a positive experience for all attendees. We have the following openings:

Education Programming Coordinator

Assist the Director of Education with details and logistics for Teach Me Hows and SIG meetings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Vetting potential speakers
  • Assisting with scheduling and promotion of the events, and confirming onsite logistics
  • Contacting SIG leaders to collect information on topics for event promotion on our website and social channels
  • Sending out attendee lists, and posting event survey results

This is a great role for a member who is outgoing, organized and interested in building deeper connections with our local marketing community.

Wallflowers Friends

This person(s) identifies anyone looking lost and helps them get acclimated to the event. Requires a willingness to talk to strangers. (Commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Arrive at 11:30.)


These people ensure that the pop up banner, backdrop, and podium signage are setup and clearly visible. Requires 2 people. (Commitment is approximately 15 to 30 minutes. Arrive at 11:15.)

In Your Seat Programs

This person places programs in each set in the dining room. (Commitment is approximately 15 minutes. Arrive at 11:30.)

Event Ambassador

This person(s) helps to coordinate the flow of traffic and answer questions (Commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Arrive at 11:30.)

Speaker Logistics Coordinator

This person will help coordinate speaker logistics, including transportation, lodging and other local activities.

Communications Committee

Social Media Volunteers

The communications team is looking for 2 social media volunteers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research and collect educational content to curate on AMA Richmond’s social platforms and write a social post for that content for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Schedule social posts on each platform using Hootsuite (or any social tool) and tagging or mentioning appropriate experts, organizations and industry professionals
  • Crafting social posts on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter about AMA Richmond events; resources and encouraging membership

Email Coordinator

We are looking for an email coordinator to help manage our email communications for relevant chapter announcements. This role involves:

  • Build emails, coordinate content and manage sending of event emails and other announcements based on our target audiences (member vs. non-member)
  • Potentially report on email metrics (open rates, etc.)
  • Coordinate with programming committee to obtain important event dates and registration links for announcements
  • Help manage the communication calendar

Leadership Committee

Finance Volunteer

A finance volunteer will work with the treasurer and board leadership to assist in the management and oversight of chapter revenue and expenses, assisting with board education and reporting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with Treasurer to maintain and improve the chapter’s internal control and financial processes.
  • Secure signature cards and forms for changing signatures on all chapter accounts before July 1.
  • Assists in the preparation of the preliminary chapter budget based on estimates of chapter officers.
  • Reconciles revenue collected via electronic payment, cash and check to event registrations on a monthly basis and records in QuickBooks.
  • Reconciles disbursements made to invoices and reimbursement requests, as well as the approved budget and records in QuickBooks.
  • Performs monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Applies invoice payments to outstanding member balances in QuickBooks and monitors accounts receivable listing on a monthly basis.
  • Works with board VPs to monitor spending within the approved budget and resolve revenue/expense reconciliation issues.

Collegiate Committee

Check back later as Collegiate Committee volunteer opportunities arise!

Community Service Committee

Community Service Volunteer

Assists the community service committee to help organize and plan volunteer opportunities and drives at AMA program and networking events.

Mentorship Program Volunteer

Assists in the continued development of the AMA Mentorship Program. The program pairs established marketing experts with future marketing leaders to facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge. In its second year, we are working to expand the program and are looking for a dedicated volunteer to help it grow.

Responsibilities include:

  • Program content creation
  • Communication with participants
  • Mentorship event organization and planning

Interested in volunteering with AMA Richmond?

Contact Juliana >