Greater Illinois Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in joining our team of volunteers? We are continuously seeking new volunteers. To learn more about each committee, click on the area of interest below for a description of duties. Please fill out this form if you are interested in volunteering.

Plan and coordinate all education sessions and meetings; led by Program Chair

  • Each event requires an event chair to assist the Program Chair
  • Coordinate speakers and content
  • Attendee registration
  • Site arrangements (location, menu, room setup)
  • Social activities
  • Promote active involvement of chapter members and determine nature and content of current and future educational programs

Ensure frequent and meaningful communication of chapter events and announcement to chapter membership

  • Coordinate with Program Chair to communicate upcoming events and educational opportunities
  • Develop event registration form
  • Update agenda and speaker bio’s
  • Print and assemble attendee name badges
  • Ensure event survey is sent following event
  • Print meeting agenda and attendee list for events
  • Create and send nomination and voting ballots
  • Create and email any chapter communications needed (meetings, job postings, surveys, volunteer and sponsor spotlights, etc.)
  • Maintain LinkedIn page
  • Coordinate photography for events

Provide coordination and awareness of member needs

  • New member recruitment and member retention
  • Welcome all new members to the chapter either personally or through a welcome packet
  • Coordinate new member recognition opportunities and events
  • Encourage new members to be involved in the chapter
  • Coordinate the chapter’s membership campaign to fulfill the annual new membership goal for the year as defined by the HFMA Association
  • Ensure engagement of Enterprise members
  • Contact non-renewing members

Promote and coordinate the sponsorship program of the chapter

  • Most work for this committee is done in May and June
  • Ensure Cvent is set up for sponsors to pay online
  • Contact and secure corporate sponsors for our chapter
  • Ensure sponsors are provided a wealth of recognition opportunities by ensuring sponsor names and logos are displayed on the chapter website and on the chapter sponsorship slide for events
  • Periodically review sponsorship benefits and adjust them accordingly
  • Coordinate sponsorship appreciation event

Assist chapter members interested in obtaining certification through HFMA

  • Keep up-to-date and communicate new certification opportunities to chapter membership
  • Communicate coordinated certification study opportunities to chapter membership
  • Hold breakout sessions at chapter events to provide certification information to those interested

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