*The volunteer opportunities listed here do not represent every volunteer activity available. Some volunteer roles are filled based on specific career experience and skills. Please fill out the Update Your Information form so the University is informed of your current career endeavors.
One-Time Volunteer Opportunities
Provide day-of event assistance for alumni engagement programming, (e.g. Dew Drop Bop, First-year Convocation, Graduation, etc.) Welcome guests, serve as a point-person for attendee questions, run check-in/registration table, and other day-of activities.
Time commitment: 2–5 hours per event
Focus Group Volunteer
Help St. Kate’s think through challenges and opportunities around alumni engagement. Attend and actively participate in a meeting around a designated topic using a brainstorming approach and serve as a strategic thought partner to the University on key programs or challenges.
Time commitment: 1–2 hours
Gratitude Week Volunteer
Celebrate the generous spirit of the Katie community during Gratitude Week. Alumni volunteers participate in a note writing campaign to encourage alums and friends who gave to St. Kate's last year, but have not yet made a Katie Fund gift this year. Sample wording, notecards, alumni lists, pens, and stamps are provided. We provide a lovely buffet lunch and a chance to visit with other alumni, current students, and faculty/staff members!
Time commitment: One day in April, mid-afternoon
Movers and Shakers
Show the newest Katies what it means to be part of the St. Kate’s family! Movers and Shakers is a day in early September when first-year students move into the residence halls. Alumni lend a hand and welcome new first-year students and their families to campus. Volunteer as a Mover (moving) or a Shaker (hospitality).
Time commitment: 3–4 hours, morning
Meet with a current first-year student, who will interview you about your life as part of a core course, The Reflective Woman. Answer questions about your St. Kate’s experience and journey after graduation.
Time commitment: 2 hours
Help students find and pursue their professional paths or personal passions. Share your professional insights and experiences with a class, club, or residence hall floor by connecting in person or virtually, depending on the opportunity.
Time commitment: 2 hours, includes personal prep time
Donate to Katies Closet
Katies Closet is a free, professional clothing and shoe shop open to all St. Catherine University students and alumni. By following Katies Closet on Instagram (@stkates_katies_closet_), you will gain access to the full collection. Donations are being accepted by any community members who wish to donate. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org directly with any questions!
Time commitment: 2 hours