The Call for Volunteers to serve on ICMA Committees and Task Forces is open. The call provides members with an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the profession.

All meetings of the groups will be virtual in 2021-22. Kick off meetings for committee meetings are most likely to begin in October 2021.

View 2021 Committee Opportunities

What Makes a Good Volunteer?

Anyone can be a volunteer—from senior executives to mid-career professionals to students—but good volunteers exemplify key characteristics that make them truly impactful.

Are you:

  • A subject matter expert?
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and eager to learn?
  • Willing to share what you know?
  • Ready to lend your time and fresh perspectives to help enhance ICMA?
  • Faithful to your commitment to serve?
  • Passionate about the profession?

What Are the Benefits of Volunteering?

There are many opportunities to volunteer for a variety of activities. As you decide where you want to share your most precious commodity—time—consider the following benefits.

As a volunteer, you can:

  • Gain a feeling of satisfaction and sense of accomplishment.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to ICMA’s mission.
  • Share your expertise with fellow members of the ICMA community.
  • Develop and strengthen your relationships within your professional community.
  • Increase your knowledge and hone your skills through participation in a broad range of ICMA activities.
  • Implement a skill set not applied in your current job position.
  • Give back to a profession that has served you well.

Learn more about the 2021 volunteer initiatives and start looking for the right opportunity to make a difference today!

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