WAVE: Willamette Alumni Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Contact

For questions, more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact Colleen Sump at csump@willamette.edu or 503-370-6748.

We look forward to partnering with you!

Volunteers are vital to the continued success of Willamette University. Whether you are in Salem or Bangladesh, are retired or a busy professional, there are numerous ways to get involved, get connected, and help your fellow Bearcats.

Career Network

Help current students and alumni in transition strengthen their professional skills and discover new career paths.

Regional Programming

Participate in one of the WUAA regional chapters, clubs or interest groups. Opportunities range from hosting a simple event to taking on a leadership position.

Class Reunion Volunteer

Help organize your reunion and encourage your classmates to come!

Class Ambassadors

Act as a helpful intermediary between the WUAA, the Alumni Office and your classmates. With direction from the Alumni Office, Class Ambassadors engage alumni with individualized, personal contact.

Admissions

Assist in the recruitment of prospective students by representing Willamette at college fairs, visiting high schools, hosting events, and/or referring prospective students to the University.

Alumni Association Board of Directors

Represent the 25,000 Bearcats around the world at meetings three times per year. Members are elected to serve three-year terms.