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!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


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:

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.)

Signage

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

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

  • 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

Collegiate Relations Volunteer

Assists the Director of Collegiate Relations in establishing a relationship between local universities and the AMA Richmond Chapter. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Establish contact with the marketing departments of the colleges and universities in the chapter area.
  • Invite collegiate Chapter members and professors to professional Chapter meetings.
  • Assist with the annual Robert R. Barber Scholarship.
  • Team up with the Director of Collegiate Relations to visit college chapters and speak to students about the benefits of AMA via a short presentation

Time commitment: Typically 2 hours/month (increase to 3-4 hours/month in March-April due to AMA Scholarship interview and award process.)

Interested in volunteering with AMA Richmond?


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