Join our greater Poet network now, and make new friends or reconnect with old ones, find career connections and resources, and help build the future of your alma mater!
Volunteer opportunities range from career mentors and guest speakers to affinity organizations and fundraising groups to leadership councils and student campaigns. Browse the tabs below to learn more about current alumni opportunities and leadership organizations that need your talent, your time, and your input. GO POETS!
If you are interested in having a voice in the strategic direction of your Alumni Association, want to develop your leadership skills, or are looking for ways to connect with fellow Poets for social or professional reasons, click on any of the links below to find out how you can get involved.
Alumni interested in becoming a member of this committee, should review the requirements and responsibilities and apply.
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
The Alumni Relations Committee works with the Office of Alumni Relations and the general Alumni Board to build pathways for alumni involvement with college-related activities such as Orientation, Homecoming, and more. The group oversees volunteer opportunities between alumni and college initiatives and assists the Office of Alumni Relations with overall alumni engagement.
The goal of these associations is to enage and foster community amongst their members and the larger alumni network and to work in partnership with the Alumni Association Board of Directors and in support of active student groups on campus.
If you are interested in a leadership role and becoming a member of one of these alumni associations, please submit an application. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
There are also additional leadership opportunities within Alianza de Los Amigos. For information on the Whittier College Black Alumni Association, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alumni Ambassador Network also serves as the foundation for Whittier College Regional Alumni Chapters.
Please fill out this form if you are interested in this opportunity.
Even if you are not ready to be a leader just yet or are simply looking to expand your volunteer service, know you have something to contribute without having to make a significant time commitment. Consider any of the following ways you can "test the waters" and find your niche, all while supporting the College's programs.
Alumni who know a high school or transfer student who is a great fit with Whittier College can now personally refer them to the Office of Admission.
Share your personal and professional experiences with current Whittier College students. If you are interested in being a speaker, please email Alumni Relations at email@example.com.
This in turn also encourages building relationships between panelists and students. The Thriving Authentically series is a panel discussion hosted in collaboration with the Center for Career and Professional Development, Office of Equity and Inclusion, Alumni Relations and various student clubs/organizations.
Please email Sandra Arana in the Center for Career and Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
These opportunities allow students the chance to visit offices of potential future employers which in turn helps provide a clearer picture of life after Whittier.
Visit the Career Center page for more information.
Volunteers play an integral role in many campus events throughout the year. These are lower-commitment opportunities that allow alumni to support Whittier and stay connected to the College.
Your support is essential.
Give online or reach out to email@example.com to learn about key funding priorities.