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Check out the exciting volunteer opportunities below and join a committee today!
Certification Committee

Members of the Programs Committee work together to provide meaningful and relevant educational content to our membership for both our Chapter Meetings and for our Annual Conference.

Specific responsibilities:

-Determine needs of Chapter membership

-Reach out to potential speakers, provide direction, evaluate content

-Work with SHRM / HRCI to validate content for credit

Time commitment is flexible.  This is a great opportunity to learn how the validation process works, make some great contacts and also provide a valuable service to our community.  Must be an active member of HR Tampa and SHRM in order to volunteer.  For more information please reach out to Marian Morlock, Programs Director at


Certification Committee 

Want to get more involved in HR Tampa Certification?  We have volunteer opportunities for study group speakers.

If you are a current certified member of HR Tampa and would like to help facilitate one or more of the study sessions, please contact the Certifications Director at The study groups meet once per week for 12 weeks to provide an overview of?the major areas of Human Resources: (1) Strategic Management; (2) Workforce Planning and Employment; (3) Human Resource Development; (4) Total Rewards (formerly Compensation and Benefits); (5) Employee and Labor Relations; and (6) Risk Management (formerly Occupational Health, Safety, and Security). The Study Groups focus on learning through participation and shared learning.

By helping to present at one of the study group sessions or helping with the facilitation of the study group, the individual will be eligible to receive re-certification credits.

This is a wonderful opportunity to receive re-certification credits and help others become a professionally certified member of SHRM!


College Relations Committee
The College Relations Committee focuses on the future of the HR profession, overseeing the Tampa Bay HR Student Chapter, the mentor and internship programs and career workshop. 
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
- College Relations- general volunteer: assist with monthly meetings, student chapter events
- Monthly Meeting Host
- Career Workshop:  resume review, mock interview, speaker, vendor or sponsor
- Become a mentor
- Host an intern
For more information, please contact the College Relations Director at
Diversity Committee
The Diversity Committee is responsible for spearheading the effort to diversify HR Tampa’s membership and to publicize successful diversity programs in the Tampa Bay community.
We meet on a quarterly basis at a time that is convenient for all of the committee members.  As a volunteer on the Diversity Committee, you could participate by helping to organize diversity-related events, writing newsletter articles, researching Tampa area resources and events, developing materials to distribute to our members, helping out at monthly meetings or special events, or by participating in the initiatives that the committee develops each year.
For more information, please contact Diversity Director at
Membership Committee
Do you want to be a Membership Ambassador?
If you can give an hour before the meetings to be a greeter and resource to our guests and new members, then the HR Tampa Membership team wants you. Please contact the Directors of Membership to find out more at
Non-Dues Revenue Committee  

We are seeking individuals who are willing to make a commitment and donate their time and energy to assist in promoting HR Tampa to the Hillsborough-area Community. We need forward-thinking, creative individuals with a marketing background, excellent relationship building and communication skills and a good reputation within the media! You will also need to have the support of your company since some of the projects will require the ability to work during normal business hours.

A sound understanding of social media is essential to help promote our organization through your LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

You must be a member in good standing of HR Tampa and SHRM. The rewards are endless if you are willing to give of your time and energy. You’ll make lifetime friends while being recognized for a job well done!

For more information, please contact the Sponsorship Director at

SHRM Foundation Committee
The SHRM Foundation was founded in 1966 as a non-profit affiliate of SHRM. The Foundation funds research, publications and education to advance the HR profession and enhance the effectiveness of HR professionals. To support its important work, the SHRM Foundation conducts an annual fund-raising campaign.
As mentioned, the Foundation promotes research, innovation and the use of research-based knowledge. Some of the major research projects the Foundation is currently funding are: Aging Workforce, Changes in the HR Function and Roles, and Global HR just to name a few.
Individuals and Chapters are encouraged to donate to this worth-while cause; HR Tampa truly believes in the Foundation’s efforts and is one of the leading chapter’s in the Nation for contributions.
Committee members will assist in continuing the Chapter’s efforts for the Foundation and their cause by determining, assisting and participating with Chapter activities to raise money for the Foundation. Become a committee member – let’s have fun, raise money and give back to the profession to continue its growth!
For more information, please contact


Workforce Readiness Committee

Workforce Readiness’ vision is to reach out to the community to strengthen the workforce through skill and professional development, coaching, and mentoring programs by a collaborative effort between HR Tampa members, the local community, State and Federal government, and local businesses. We also advance the Human Resources professional by partnering with local schools, technical colleges, and two and four year colleges.
We assist individuals in developing their skills to become more competitive in our local and global economy. We partner with small businesses by providing expertise, training, and support in Human Resources practices through education and hands on training. We also encourage students’ interest in the field of Human Resources profession through education and on-the-job-training.
For more information, please contact the Workforce Readiness Director at


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