Financial gifts are only one way you can help UNC Asheville—there are dozens of ways you can get to know the University better while donating your time. Consider the satisfaction you can receive from volunteer activities such as sharing career advice, participating in college nights in all regions of North Carolina, hosting alumni events in cities where a sizable number of graduates live, or helping to develop programming at the College for Seniors. Use the contact information below to explore the volunteer activities that suit your interests.
Mentor a student interested in your profession, hire a student intern, participate in a Career Fair, join a panel to share career advice with students, or interview students and alumni for fulltime careers. For more information, contact the Career Center, at 828.251.6515 or email email@example.com.
Help identify potential qualified students, host a student for a UNC Asheville campus visit or sponsor a student’s application fee. You can also assist with student information events and “college nights” throughout North Carolina or assist with welcoming events for newly admitted UNC Asheville students and/or their families. Call Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid Patrice Mitchell at 828.251.6481 or 800.531.9842 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show your alumni spirit by volunteering to help host an alumni event in the Asheville area or in cities across the US that have significant numbers of UNC Asheville graduates. Or come back to campus to volunteer with Freshman Move-In, Homecoming or Reunion activities. You can find out about volunteer activities directly on the Alumni Volunteer web page. Or contact Dr. Kevan Frazier, director, at 828.251.6512 or 800.774.3381 or email email@example.com.
You can volunteer in many diverse ways at the NCCCR, located in the Reuter Center on the UNC Asheville campus. Assist with special programs such as the “Stone Soup Group” that undertakes quarterly food drives as a service project, or serve on a Center committee ranging from operations to programming. Are you a subject matter expert on a relevant topic? Be a volunteer instructor! Your wisdom will make NCCCR College for Seniors courses lively and informative. Contact Michelle Rogers, volunteer coordinator, at 828.250.3871, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.