Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re looking for an opportunity to make connections and help cultivate a community of HR professionals, consider volunteering with SHRM-Atlanta.

SHRM-Atlanta would not exist without our volunteers. Each volunteer brings a unique set of skills and vision to our organization that enriches it and bolsters our efforts. With every new volunteer, SHRM-Atlanta grows more energized, more diverse and inclusive, and better equipped to reach our common goal of furthering the HR profession.

Help SHRM-Atlanta thrive by becoming a volunteer. Learn more below and sign up today - we’d love to have you as part of the team!

Learn about the different ways you can volunteer with SHRM-Atlanta.

Wherever you are in your career - from student to retiree, and anywhere in between - SHRM-Atlanta offers countless opportunities to contribute your time and skills to help make an impact for the HR profession. Your contribution can span from a few hours  to a long-term leadership position.

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Develop and enhance your leadership skills through volunteering. SHRM-Atlanta offers leadership roles that provide real-world experience managing and leading teams.  The teamwork and leadership skills developed by participating on a committee – or leading one –  will help you hone the skills employers value in their employees.


What better way to make meaningful connections than working alongside other professionals while you demonstrate your skills? Meet new people and work as a team to give back to the community and/or run the business of SHRM-Atlanta. You’ll develop lasting friendships while you expand your network.


Enhance your resume by becoming involved. Employers like to see involvement in the community and a commitment to your career. SHRM-Atlanta volunteering offers both in one resume statement.


Become part of the decision-making team for SHRM-Atlanta. Make a difference in our community.  Have new ideas? We’d love to hear them. Talk to any of our Volunteer Leaders to see how you can get involved.



Wherever you are in your career - from student to retiree, and anywhere in between - SHRM-Atlanta offers countless opportunities to contribute your time and skills to help make an impact for the HR profession. Your contribution can span from a few hours to a long-term leadership position, and the benefits continue to grow the more you get involved!


 Microvolunteering Opportunities

Working on smaller projects and one-time volunteering events is a great way to find opportunities that fit your interests and the time you have available. Not ready for a bigger commitment? Experience what it's like to get involved with SHRM-Atlanta by participating in "micro-volunteering."


Team SHRM-Atlanta Community Volunteering
Community Volunteering is a great way to use your talents to help SHRM-Atlanta support organizations in need within the metro-Atlanta community. SHRM-Atlanta has partnered with the following organizations, with various opportunities to volunteer as part of Team SHRM-Atlanta throughout the year.

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SHRM-Atlanta Event Volunteering
SHRM-Atlanta offers opportunities that range from volunteer positions at events such as conferences, or office volunteering such as helping to organize materials and assemble mailers.

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Volunteer Leadership Team

Do you want to learn or improve your leadership abilities? Are there skills you want to develop that could help in your career?  SHRM-Atlanta empowers our members through a variety of opportunities to help run the business of SHRM-Atlanta as a volunteer on the SHRM-Atlanta Volunteer Leadership Team.  

Volunteer Leadership Team Positions
SHRM-Atlanta’s Volunteer Leadership Team is comprised of 6 main areas in which you can get involved, with over 150 volunteers lending their talent and expertise on more than 28 committees and teams. 

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Educational Programs Member Relations Awards & Recognition Marketing & Brand Awareness Workforce Readiness Organizational Effectiveness

NextGen HR

Emerging Leaders

Accomplished Leaders 


HR Technology

Legal & Legislative

Everyday HR

•Student Membership
•Member Recruiting

•Member Onboarding
•Professional Associate Member Onboarding

Engagement & Retention
•Member Retention
•Member Experience

Awards Programs

Scholarships & SHRM Foundation 

Social Media

Media Relations

HR Helping HR

21st Century Leaders

Atlanta Host Committee

High School Certification

Junior Achievement

Justice Project

Transitioning Military

WorkSource Atlanta

Volunteer Recruiting

Volunteer Communications

VLT Learning & Development 


Educational Programs: Help SHRM-Atlanta define and deliver overall educational programming for our members.

Member Relations:  Enhance the new member recruiting and onboarding experience, and support member engagement & retention efforts.

Awards & Recognition:  Promote awards recognition for excellence in HR, while connecting members to scholarship opportunities. 

Marketing & Brand Awareness:
Promote SHRM-Atlanta brand awareness, membership benefits and professional development opportunities through social and media channels. 

Workforce Readiness: Help define and organize Team SHRM-Atlanta HR skills-based community volunteer opportunities that contribute to our local community and enable our members to network and offer volunteer services.

Organizational Effectiveness: Empower the SHRM-Atlanta's Volunteer Leadership Team through volunteer recruitment and succession planning, onboarding, and leadership development. 

Special Programs: Focus on special initiatives in support of the Chapter; for 2018, this includes a Mentorship Program initiative.