*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
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 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.
Share your knowledge with a current psychology student! St. Kate’s psych graduates are invited to participate as mentors for students in the Psychology Engages the World course. We are looking for alumni with a wide variety of professional backgrounds to meet with 1-2 mentees over the course of the semester. Find out more!
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.