Volunteer Opportunities
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Volunteer Opportunities

Join an HR Houston Committee for an opportunity to learn new skills, make professional connections, and give back to the local community all while having fun and building new friendships.

How to Get Involved:

  • You must be an active HR Houston member to participate on a committee and represent the chapter in volunteer projects
  • Choose your 2019-2020 committee – see below for descriptions
  • Click here to complete the Online Volunteer Form
  • Starting in late summer, committees will hold a mix of in-person meetings held at the Chapter Office (610 North Loop W & East TC Jester) and projects held on-site at our community partners' locations

 


Gulf Coast Symposium Committee


     

    

2019-20 Committee Chair

Jennifer Johnston
PHR, SHRM-CP

Senior HR Business Partner
Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Spend the year preparing for the largest HR conference on the Gulf Coast!

  • Form the core team of volunteers who staff the annual conference
  • Commit to attend regular meetings for conference updates
  • Serve on a project team – concurrent session speaker review, social media, packing, silent auction
  • Limited to 65 members; a drawing will be held to confirm participation

 


HR Ambassadors Committee


     

    

2019-20 Committee Chair

Tania Prontka
SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Senior HR Business Partner
Memorial Hermann Health System
- Greater Heights Hospital

Help onboard new members, welcome guests and support meeting services!

  • Receive ongoing training in HR Houston’s history, policies, processes, projects and events
  • Represent the chapter at monthly meetings and HRMixer networking events by welcoming new members and engaging potential and current members
  • Support meeting services by introducing speakers; managing the program evaluation distribution and collection; and distributing continuing education certificates

 


HR Gives Back Committee


     

    

2019-20 Committee Chair

Alexandra Ellis
SHRM-SPC

HR Supervisor
Worley

Donate your time/expertise to charitable projects that support the community!

  • Employ and develop your professional HR talents and skills
  • Help those with job and workplace needs through projects with community partners: Junior Achievement, NextOp Veterans, Star of Hope, and The WorkFaith Connection
  • Project examples might include mock interviews, job search advice, and resume review and critique

 


University Liaison Committee


     

     

2019-20 Committee Chair

Mike Garcia
PHR, SHRM-CP

Director of Human Resources
Spec's

Build relationships with students in HR programs at local colleges!

  • Support student HRM programs at Houston-area colleges and universities
  • Provide programming; participate in panels, networking mixers, and other opportunities coordinated through HR Houston’s Chapter Office
  • Promote HR Houston’s annual scholarship to the students and review scholarship applications
  • Campus groups have included Houston Baptist University, Sam Houston State University, University of Houston, and University of Houston-Downtown
  • Prerequisite that you have a minimum of 2-3 years working experience in the HR field

 

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240

713-426-2646
713-783-6190