Volunteer Categories and Profile 

ISACA’s Volunteer opportunities generally fall into eight interest categories. You will be asked to indicate on the volunteer application which of these categories appeal to you. Below is information about each interest category.

Knowledge creation

Includes participating as a subject-matter expert in the development or review of books, whitepapers, audit programs, certification study materials, teaching materials or other research- and knowledge-related content.


Supports the development of certification exams by reviewing or editing items, or the certification program by approving certification and recertification requirements, approving draft exams, and setting exam pass points.

Education and training

Contributes to the development and implementation of ISACA’s international conferences, and online and onsite training courses.

Professional standards

Supports ISACA participation in standards groups of other organizations such as ISO, or supporting the development and maintenance of ISACA-developed standards.

Government and regulatory programs

Supports the identification of regulatory or legal issues that might impact practitioners within ISACA’s professional areas of practice, or the development of relations with governmental or regulatory bodies.

Online communities

Supports the communities within the ISACA knowledge center by participating in discussion areas, promoting discussion leaders and developing programs to increase awareness of the knowledge center.

Career and academic programs

Supports the development of programs for students and academics.


Participates in programs to support ISACA chapters and members, or foster member growth and retention.