How to Get Started

Find an opportunity to use your project management skills for social good in your community.


Use PMIEF resources

Whether you want to get involved in your child's school, or help a local nonprofit, PMIEF learning resources can help. See the featured resources for volunteers below, or view all resources.


Connect with your local PMI chapter

Your local PMI chapter is a great way to find local volunteer opportunities, and the chapter's PMIEF liaison can help connect you to youth and nonprofit volunteering opportunities.

Locate your nearest PMIEF liaison

Learn more about PMI Chapters


Volunteer Matching 

PMIEF has created a pro bono volunteer matching program to connect project managers, PMI Chapters, government agencies and corporations with nonprofits and nongovernment agencies.

Learn More


Volunteering through PMIEF

Using your project management skills to give back to your community may qualify as a contribution toward Professional Development Units (PDUs) for PMI Certifications. If you are a PMI certification holder, please see PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements to determine if you are also eligible to earn PDUs for the time you volunteer using project management for social good®.   


PMIEF Learning Resources in Action


Volunteer Opportunities with PMIEF

PMIEF Board of Directors

The PMI Educational Foundation is led by a ten-member volunteer Board of Directors. Each year, vacancies are available. All vacancies are posted in PMI’s VRMS system in March or April of each year.

Learn more about the Board

PMIEF Community Engagement Committee

The Community Engagement Committee assists the PMIEF Board of Directors in relationship building around the globe, primarily within the PMI community. Volunteer opportunities are posted as available on PMI’s VRMS.  

Learn more about the Community Engagement Committee

PMIEF Scholarship Reviewers

PMIEF has a number of volunteers who review applications for scholarships and awards. Volunteer opportunities are posted as available on PMI’s VRMS.


Still have questions about how to get started?

Find your nearest PMIEF Liaison in our Liaison Directory.

Contact us by email at or by phone at +1 610 356 4600.