Volunteer Group

UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE VOLUNTEER GROUP

Would you like to be a guest speaker on our campus?  What about help plan an Alumni function? Or maybe you want to help us engage through social media? You may even find yourself wanting to give back to the University of Rio Grande through your time, talents, and special skillsets. If so, then we are looking for you!

The University of Rio Grande Alumni Association currently looking for ways our alumni (you) can engage with current students and the University on a more personal level.

Below we have posted several volunteer positions we are seeking and a job description of each. If you feel you meet these qualifications, and would like to apply for a volunteer position, please submit a resume and cover letter, and send to Delyssa Edwards, Director of Alumni Relations – dedwards@rio.edu

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1.     PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Job Description – This encompasses all types of facilitated learning opportunities including resume development, job interview skills, mentoring, counseling, proof reading, and providing informal learning opportunities to students

2.     SPEAKER SERIES

Job Description – We are searching for those individuals who would like to speak to a classroom or group of students. Share your expertise in your field or on a topic. Work with faculty on creating a classroom session, or schedule an evening event.

3.     MARKETING/SOCIAL MEDIA

Job Description – We are looking for volunteers ready to promote the University through social media outlets. We need those willing to share our posts on their personal/professional pages to create more online engagement for our former and current students

4.     EVENT PLANNING/ACTIVITIES

Job Description – Help us manage a project such as a meeting, class reunion, ceremony or other campus activities. Also looking for those willing to be in charge of off campus alumni activities in their current area

5.     FUNDRAISING/STEWARDSHIPS

Job Description – Participate in several of our campus events to promote philanthropy giving within our Alumni Association. Event participation would be encouraged for #GivingTuesday, our annual Phonathon, and possible Thank-a-thon.