Get Involved – Become a PRSA Detroit Chapter Volunteer!

Become a PRSA Detroit Chapter volunteer!

Looking to broaden your network, meet new people, learn a new skill, enhance your education, give back to new professionals? PRSA Detroit members find value in taking an active role. As a gateway to the Detroit area’s leading communications professionals, serving at the Chapter level of PRSA Detroit yields lasting and meaningful connections. 

 

Volunteer on a committee to forge long-lasting friendships. State Conference 2012.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Please contact committee chairs to inquire about volunteer opportunities.

ACCREDITATION

  • Assist members who wish to earn their Accreditation in Public Relations (APR).
  • Mentor and oversee preparation sessions.

ANNUAL MEETING

  • Program Planning – Select speakers, organize agenda, handle promotional materials.
  • Venue – Select facility, menu and table arrangements; coordinate room set-up and equipment.
  • Ticket Sales and Sponsorship – Solicit sponsorships, coordinate corporate tables and individual ticket sales.

BLOG/NEWSLETTER

  • Manage production for PRSA Detroit’s “On the Record.”
  • Create, edit and post content.
  • Work with contributors and sponsors.

DIVERSITY

  • Program Planning – Coordinate and execute annual Ofield Dukes Diversity event;and additional acitivites, as appropriate.

ETHICS

  • Program Planning – Coordinate and execute an annual ethics event.

MEMBERSHIP AND HOSPITALITY

  • Program Planning – Coordinate and execute networking events.
  • Member Outreach & Engagement – Create touchpoints with current, future and lapsed members to help drive engagement with emphasis on PRSSA students and new pros.
  • Member Hospitality – Register and greet guests at meetings.

PROGRAMS

  • Program Planning – Identify topics and handle arrangements for speakers, venues, catering, etc.
  • Program Promotion – Prepare program invitations, meeting announcements, newsletter articles and social media posts.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISING

  • Coordinate, plan and schedule the annual PRSA Detroit Strikes for Scholarships, and other revenue-earning events for the chapter’s scholarship program.

SENIOR COUNCIL

  • Coordinate selection of Hall of Fame and Robert Hefty Distinguished Service Awards.

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Promote activities, events and members via social media channels through engaging and value-add content.

WEBSITE

  • Develop and maintain www.prsadetroit.org.
  • Implement special web-based projects for committees, as needed.

Other ideas on how to get involved? Contact Nancy Skidmore: nskidmore@earthlink.net or (248) 545-6499