Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers cleaning a field

*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. 

Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities

Citizen Katie Site Lead

Citizen Katie is a volunteer blitz with students, alumni, faculty, and staff working on community-led efforts to learn more about social justice issues and together make a positive impact. Site leads are paired with a specific community organization and lead a group of alumni and student volunteers.

*Site leaders are not needed for virtual Citizen Katie. Once traditional in-person volunteer activities resume, we will reach out to those interested.

Time commitment: 8 a.m.–12 p.m., second Saturday in October

Collaborative Research Volunteer

Help students prepare for presentation of their research work at national conference. Listen carefully to research material presented in multiple student presentations, ask questions, offer critiques, and make recommendations.

Time commitment: 3–4 days, 2–3 hours per day, typically the second week in March

Give to St. Kate's Day Ambassador

Volunteer as an ambassador for Give to St. Kate’s Day (GTSKD), the biggest day of giving at St. Kate's! Show your Katie pride and inspire classmates to participate by spreading the buzz about giving challenges and day-of activities!

Time commitment: approximately ½ hour per week, through November

Leadership Mentors

Leadership and Influence is a course open to all undergraduate students, regardless of year or major. As part of the course, students are paired with an alum mentor who supports the students in leadership development. We are looking for professionals from a variety of occupations and professional experiences to mentor 1-3 students. This role is instrumental in cultivating leadership within students, having conversations on the importance of leading and influencing, and supporting women in leadership. The time commitment is 3-4 hours over the course of a semester, with an option for all work to be done virtually.

To get involved or learn more, indicate your interest here.

Reunion Committee

Help plan and facilitate a successful Reunion event prior to your class Reunion. Attend three virtual all-class committee planning meetings and a post-event debrief, and participate in class-team conference calls, as needed. Encourage classmates to participate in Reunion activities, contribute to the class Reunion gift, and sign up to provide Reunion hospitality.

Time commitment: approximately 2–3 hours per month, January through July.

Volunteer Patient Actor

Our nursing and health science students are learning how to interact with patients during healthcare visits. We are looking for individuals or families who would be willing to volunteer as patient/client actors to participate in simulated health visits, hospital admissions, care conferences, interviews, etc. Learn more about being a volunteer patient actor.

Time commitment: approximately 2–8 hours in length, varies.

Tell us what you're interested in!