Open Volunteer Positions

Become an integral part of SHRM-Atlanta and take on a Leadership role!

  • Do you want to learn new skills that can help make you more successful in your career?
  • Do you want to gain leadership experience that you can’t get in your own organization? 
  • Are you ready to develop deeper relationships with your HR peers and demonstrate your skills?
  • Do you want to give back to the HR community? 
  • Do you want to earn recertification credits while having FUN?

SHRM-Atlanta offers countless opportunities to contribute your time and skills towards making an impact on both your career, the HR profession, and your community! Volunteer* with SHRM-Atlanta today!

*To be eligible for all volunteer opportunities, you must be a current SHRM-Atlanta member.

Leadership Roles Available

NEW for 2019, we will post various Volunteer Leadership positions that become available and invite all SHRM-Atlanta members that meet the eligibility requirements to apply. Current openings include:

Chair, Ambassadors

The Chair, Ambassadors will recruit, lead, inspire and motivate a team of individual Ambassadors to design and deliver personal outreach strategies that help new members connect with multiple aspects of SHRM-Atlanta’s four pillars: Fostering Community/Be a part of something bigger, Promoting Professional Development/Invest in yourself, Celebrating Excellence in HR/Celebrate your brand, and Advancing Thought Leadership/Bring thought leadership back to your organization.  Ambassadors engage with assigned new members monthly to welcome and connect them to other members, resources and opportunities.  Applications are due by February 28, 2019. 

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Chair, Volunteer Leadership Team Communications

The Chair, Volunteer Leadership Team Communications will recruit, lead, inspire and motivate a team of volunteers to develop and implement communication strategies that create reliable and efficient communications between and amongst SHRM-Atlanta leadership (both volunteer and staff), volunteer verticals (e.g. Member Relations, Educational Programs, Workforce Readiness & Community Volunteerism, awards & Recognition, Organizational Effectiveness, Special Programs), and committee members.  The Chair will provide thought leadership and Executive Communications project management to the VLT Communications committee volunteers to help them achieve their goal of “informing the VLT of the right information, at the right time, in the right way, and at the right cadence”.  Applications are due by February 28, 2019.  

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Chair, Legal & Legislative Programs

The Chair, Legal & Legislative Programs will recruit, lead, inspire and motivate a team of volunteer committee members with the vision, mission, and execution of initiatives that keep our members abreast of key legal and legislative topics affecting HR and businesses within greater Atlanta and Georgia.  In a typical year, the Legal & Legislative committee will be responsible for the designing and implementing the Legal Summit, Legal track at our annual conference SOAHR, Legal Updates webinars, and any additional initiatives as appropriate. Applications are due by February 28, 2019.  

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Marketing – Copy Writer

As Copy Writer on the Marketing team, your role is to develop clear, relevant and engaging written content for SHRM-Atlanta programs and events, including but not limited to: event descriptions; conference promotions; marketing materials; website content; social media content; and advertisements. Applications are due by February 28, 2019

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Immediate Committee Needs

The following committees are in need of additional members:

Awards & Recognition


New Member Onboarding

Member Engagement & Retention

Legal & Legislative Programs

21st Century Leaders

Junior Achievement

WorkSource Georgia

Other Committee positions may also be available. See the link below for information on all volunteer committees:


View all Committee Positions


‘Team SHRM-Atlanta’ Community Volunteer Opportunities

SHRM-Atlanta partners with various community organizations throughout the year that are in need of HR expertise and support.  Volunteering with “Team SHRM-Atlanta” provides an opportunity to network, demonstrate your HR skills, and give back to the Atlanta community in a meaningful way. 

Learn about Community Volunteering