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ISACA is excited to offer you a new way to volunteer and contribute your skills and expertise. Our volunteer opportunities are now more flexible and respect your busy time and schedule. From a year-long commitment to an hour of your time, ISACA projects enable you to get involved as your schedule permits.

Take a look at what is currently open and get involved today!

 

SheLeadsTech

SheLeadsTech seeks volunteers of any gender to help solve the underrepresentation of women in technology leadership roles and the tech workforce. Four new working groups will provide input to ISACA staff and the Women’s Leadership Council on new programs and opportunities to engage the global workforce. Individuals holding ISACA certifications may earn CPE hours for their participation in the term ending December 2018. ISACA anticipates reviewing all applications and selecting appointees for each working group mid-September. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application at that time.


SheLeadsTech: Chapter Engagement Working Group

The Chapter Engagement Working Group will help develop the chapter engagement pieces of our SheLeadsTech program and an implementation strategy for each. The group will advise ISACA on what programming would be useful and important to chapters and how to best deliver it.
Download the SheLeadsTech: Chapter Engagement Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the SheLeadsTech: Chapter Engagement Working Group.


SheLeadsTech: Communications Working Group

The Communications Working Group will help advise ISACA on the communications strategy for the SheLeadsTech initiative.
Download the SheLeadsTech: Communications Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the SheLeadsTech: Communications Working Group.


SheLeadsTech: Advocacy Working Group

The Advocacy Working Group will help advise ISACA on the advocacy strategy for the SheLeadsTech initiative. They will also advise on strategic partnerships for the program and organizations to support and be part of our global coalition.
Download the SheLeadsTech: Advocacy Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the SheLeadsTech: Advocacy Working Group.


SheLeadsTech: Education Working Group

The Education Working Group will help develop the educational programming for the SheLeadsTech initiative. The group will advise ISACA on what educational elements would be useful to women and their allies in the tech industry and how to best deliver it.
Download the SheLeadsTech: Education Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the SheLeadsTech: Education Working Group.

 


Chapter Compliance Framework Working Group

In response to a recent organizational risk assessment, ISACA is implementing chapter affiliation agreements with each of its local chapters to protect the chapters an ISACA International, helping to define roles and responsibilities for each entity. This working group of current or recent chapter leaders will create a framework for chapters to ensure compliance with the terms of the affiliate agreement including timelines, documentation, and processes.

Download the Chapter Compliance Framework Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the Chapter Compliance Framework Working Group

 

Chapter Liaisons Working Group

In response to the commitments made at the 2016 Global Leadership Summit, ISACA continues to transform and efforts are in place to engage local leaders in delivering new services that positively impact the chapters and ISACA as a global organization. Members of the Chapter Liaisons Working Group will act as the liaisons between ISACA Headquarters (HQ) and local chapters by being trained in new features and responding to chapter inquiries as needed. They will convey concerns or issues back to HQ as new programs and processes are delivered. These current or former chapter leaders and leaders in change management will help build enthusiasm by answering questions and being primary resources for chapters in their region with respect to numerous new or revised programing, such as affiliate agreements, chapter websites, accredited training organizations, chapter services and more.

Download the Chapter Liaisons Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the Chapter Liaisons Working Group

 

EU Commission Consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market

ISACA seeks experts in data privacy and digital healthcare who reside in the EU or UK to assist ISACA in a developing a response to the EU Commission consultation on the Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. We will coordinate one response from ISACA.

Download the EU Commission Consultation Working Group role description.
Apply to be on the EU Commission Consultation Working Group

 


Conference Support

Session monitors, registration assistance, and wayfinders are necessary to the success of ISACA conferences. All conference shifts are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Click on the sign-up link below for the conferences you plan to attend.

 

CSX North America, 2-4 October, Washington, DC, USA

Half day shifts will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and upon signing up, volunteers will receive instructions to discount their registration by US$1255 (reducing the fee to US$495/member or US$695/nonmember.) Volunteers will also be eligible to claim CPE hours for attending educational sessions.

For more details about the roles available and expectations of volunteers, please download the volunteer role description.
To complete the ISACA Participation Agreement and sign up for a volunteer shift, please read the instructions and complete the online sign up form.

 

CSX Europe, 30 October – 1 November, London, UK

Volunteers who commit to a minimum of eight hours throughout the conference are eligible for complimentary conference registration (travel at individual’s expense) and may claim CPE hours for attending educational sessions.

For more details about the roles available and expectations of volunteers, please download the volunteer role description.
To complete the ISACA Participation Agreement and sign up for a volunteer shift, please read the instructions and complete the online sign up form

 


Future Openings

Our volunteer opportunities are now more flexible and respect your busy time and schedule. From a year-long commitment to an hour of your time, ISACA projects enable you to get involved as your schedule permits. Click the “volunteer now” button to complete an application and be considered for upcoming opportunities.  You will be contacted directly by ISACA when an opportunity becomes available that matches your unique skills and interests. 



 

Additional Opportunities

ISACA Exam Development Opportunities

ISACA has the following opportunity to contribute to the development of certification exams:

Writing Exam Items

ISACA encourages certified subject matter experts to write items for possible use on future exams. Earn an honorarium and 2 CPE’s for each item accepted. To learn more about the exam item writing process and how to contribute, visit www.isaca.org/itemwriting, or email us at [email protected].

ISACA Study Materials Development Opportunities

ISACA has the following opportunities to contribute to the development of quality study materials and resources:

Item Writing for Study Materials

ISACA enlists the input and knowledge of our constituents to create new study questions, answers and explanations for each certification. Members and other constituents submit high-quality items that, if accepted, become part of the Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Manuals and Databases. If you would like to contribute, please visit www.isaca.org/writestudyitem.

Review Manual Development

The certification review manuals are the result of the collective efforts of many volunteers.  If you have earned an ISACA certification and would like to contribute to the profession, please email us at [email protected].

Translation Review Opportunities  

ISACA encourages CISA, CISM, CGEIT or CRISC certified subject matter experts to contribute to the review of translated materials.

Certification Exam Translations:

Assist in validating the translation of the CISA, CISM, CGEIT or CRISC exams. Currently, exams are translated into the following languages:

CISA: Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Turkish
CISM: Japanese, Korean, Spanish
CGEIT: Chinese Simplified
CRISC: Chinese Simplified, Spanish

Please let us know if you are interested in reviewing translations for any of the above languages.

For the upcoming review cycle, we are specifically recruiting reviewers who are native speakers of:

  • Chinese Simplified (CISA, CISM, CRISC or CGEIT certified)
  • French (CISA)
  • Korean (CISA, CISM)
  • Spanish (CRISC)

For more information about supporting exam translations, please contact ISACA’s Assistant Manager of Exam Item Development, Katie Reginaldi, at [email protected].

Exam translation reviewers must hold the associated certification and be an ISACA member in good standing.

Review Materials Translations:

Assist in validating the translation of Review Manuals and QAE (Questions, Answers and Explanations) Manuals. We are currently recruiting reviewers who are native speakers of Chinese Simplified.

For more information on how to participate, please contact ISACA’s Translation Manager, Antonio Salzano, at [email protected].

Social Media Opportunities

ISACA has the following opportunities available to support our social media activities.

Join Our Social Media Groups
The larger our groups grow, the richer the discussions become. Consider joining ISACA in our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube channels.

Join ISACA’s Social Media Advocates Group
Help distribute social media messaging related to ISACA and the IT field by joining our Social Media Advocates Group. Each week, members of the group receive an email with ideas for social media posts. Members can choose to post one/some of these messages in their social media platforms, helping ISACA reach new audiences. To be added to the distribution, please email [email protected].

Contribute to the ISACA Now Blog
The ISACA Now Blog hosts a wide range of contributors examining a variety of topics of interest to our global audience of business and information technology professionals. We invite you to contribute your perspective and earn CPE hours while doing so. Contact [email protected] for more information about the ISACA Now blog.

 

Publications Opportunities

ISACA has the following opportunities currently available to assist within the following areas related to publications.

Become an ISACA Journal Author
ISACA encourages the submission of articles to the ISACA Journal. As you consider a Journal article submission, please consider the following:

  • Review the current Journal editorial calendar to determine which upcoming issue of the Journal is most appropriate for your topic and areas of interest.
  • Review the Journal’s submission guidelines. All Journal article submissions undergo a peer review; authors will be informed of the results of the peer review as they are available.
  • When writing, keep the readers in mind. Remember that while the readers are a sophisticated audience, both in technical training and in education, they are also busy. Be concise when expressing ideas, and use subheads to break up the text and make skimming easier. Follow a journalistic style. Provide details that illustrate the position expressed in the article and follow a logical progression of ideas.

Become an ISACA Journal Article Reviewer
Join the Journal review team and help to ensure the continued high quality of one of ISACA’s leading member benefits. As a Journal article reviewer, you will:

  • Review manuscripts provided to you by the Journal editorial team based on your areas of interest and expertise.
  • Critique 6-12 articles a year, providing your honest, critical assessment of the manuscript. Analyze the strengths and weakness of the paper, provide suggestions for improvement and clearly state what needs to be done to raise the level of the article. Ensure that the article addresses issues of interest or importance to the Journal’s readership.
  • Clearly express your decision and recommendation on the suitability of the article for the Journal.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all submitted articles’ content, substance and feedback provided.

Become a COBIT Focus Article (Case Study) Author
Are you a COBIT user? Share your experiences with other COBIT users and help to grow the COBIT community. COBIT Focus articles should be practical case studies of your experiences with COBIT. As a COBIT Focus author, you are encouraged to lead the way in your article, bringing your own voice to the topic and relying heavily on your own experiences. As you consider a COBIT Focus article submission, please:

Become a COBIT Focus Article Reviewer
Join the COBIT Focus review team and help to ensure the continued high quality of this practice-based COBIT knowledge sharing e-magazine. A high-level of COBIT expertise is required to join this team. As a COBIT Focus article reviewer, you will:

  • Review articles provided to you by the COBIT Focus editorial team.
  • Critique 6-12 articles a year, providing your honest, critical assessment of the article. Analyze the strengths and weakness of the article, provide suggestions for improvement and clearly state what needs to be done to raise the level of the article. Ensure that the article addresses issues of interest or importance to COBIT users and provides practical content, offering guidance to the author on where additional practical content may be appropriate.
  • Clearly express your decision and recommendation on the suitability of the article for COBIT Focus.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all submitted articles’ content, substance and feedback provided.

Become a The Nexus Article Reviewer
Join The Nexus review team and help to ensure the continued high quality of original CSX thought leadership and knowledge included in this monthly cybersecurity-focused newsletter. A high-level of cybersecurity-relevant expertise is required to join this team. As a The Nexus article reviewer, you will:

  • Review articles provided to you by The Nexus editorial team.
  • Critique 4-10 articles a year, providing your honest, critical assessment of the article. Analyze the strengths and weakness of the article, provide suggestions for improvement and clearly state what needs to be done to raise the level of the article. Ensure that the article addresses issues of interest or importance to cybersecurity professionals.
  • Clearly express your decision and recommendation on the suitability of the article for The Nexus.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all submitted articles’ content, substance and feedback provided.

Become an @ISACA Tips columnist
Share your industry knowledge and ability to concisely provide that information via the written word as a regular contributor to @ISACA. The Tips columns are a regular installment in each issue of @ISACA. Tips columnists are determined in July or August for the upcoming calendar year, and a schedule is provided to each columnist. If an opportunity arises during the course of the year we will be certain to contact you. Tips columnists write on a rotational basis, contributing 5-6 columns a year. We are looking for columnists with a sound voice in their area of expertise. As a Tips columnist, you will:

  • Provide timely and helpful information to stimulate interest in a particular subject matter.
  • Give the @ISACA audience information that will benefit them in a way they can understand.
  • Choose topics that are timely, unique and relevant to the industry.
  • Meet deadlines and observe the rules of good writing, while matching the more casual tone of @ISACA.

If you are interested in assisting with the above publication related items, please contact [email protected]

Conference Support

Volunteer assistance is needed onsite for each of ISACA’s flagship events in order to provide an optimal experience for conference attendees. While these volunteer opportunities are first made available to the conference’s host city chapter and/or our chapter leadership attendees, it is possible that additional assistance may be needed to help with onsite registration, direct attendees to their sessions, assist with in-room audiovisual needs, collect notes and headcounts for the sessions, and much more! Residency in the conference location area is preferred but not required. Opportunities and benefits vary by conference. Most conferences offer discounted or complimentary event registration for those volunteers that meet the designated number of hours onsite in addition to earning CPE credits. Contact the conference team at https://support.isaca.org or +1.847.660.5670 for more information.

View the current conference schedule here.