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Volunteer And Give Back To Your HR Profession In California

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Volunteers are unique individuals whose varied talent and experiences bring value to the human resources profession. So whether you're a Generalist, Director, Manager, tech savvy, or a people person, CalSHRM and the California SHRM Chapters provide an ideal opportunity to challenge yourself, grow and give back to the HR community.

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Connect With Professionals

Share your professional interests and goals. Pick up new ideas and discuss common challenges. Make new friends and expand your professional network.

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Make A Difference

Volunteer for CalSHRM or a local SHRM chapter and make a difference! Give back to and make HR visible in your community by participating in activities such as workforce readiness, legislative advocacy, and diversity initatives.

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Collaborate, Lead and Sharpen Your Skills

Sharpen your leadership and expand your professional skill set by working with teams of like-minded professionals to develop HR events and programs and learn from the experience.

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Would you like to have the opportunity to make an impact, stimulate discussion and assist in the development of various projects? Would you enjoy being a part of a state-wide professional organization and support the HR profession? Would you like to develop leadership and business skills that can enhance your resume? Then we invite you to connect with a state-wide community and meet new friends by joining the California State Council of SHRM!

CalSHRM is always looking for those ready to give back to the profession. We are seeking an engaged, HR professional whose varied talent and experiences bring value to the human resources profession. CalSHRM provides an ideal opportunity to challenge yourself, grow and give back to the HR profession through volunteer service.


The ideal volunteer will possess exceptional communication, coaching, and leadership skills. Competent with engaging and developing volunteers.


Applications are now being accepted for the following CalSHRM Committee positions:

  • Membership

  • Education

  • Inclusion and Diversity

  • SHRM Foundation

  • Workforce Readiness


CalSHRM is also accepting applications for Volunteer Leaders wishing to serve on board leadership Committees in regional areas of the state. These Committee roles are a way to familiarize yourself with CalSHRM activities and initiatives. You don't need to be in an HR career role to serve on CalSHRM's Board of Directors - career diversity and business disciplines can offer innovation and thought leadership to an organization. We invite all interested business and HR professionals who reside in California regions to apply. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis as vacancies occur. These are all volunteer roles, and CalSHRM is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization. You must be a member of SHRM to serve on the CalSHRM Board of Directors and on Board leadership committees. Join CalSHRM and make a difference by supporting the 17 California SHRM Chapters and Communities advocating on employment law issues that matter to you.

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