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Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

I. Internship Opportunities

  • contacting chair of specific department offering paid/unpaid internship opportunities
  • helping OLHCC identify paid/unpaid internship opportunities
  • network with students by providing them with career advice
  • providing students with specific contacts to possible career leads


II. Recruiting

  • volunteering at Pontchartrain Center in Fall for Archdiocese Fair
  • contacting OLHCC recruiters to attend recruiting events at the high schools where they graduated

III. Phone-a-thon/Annual Fund

  • helping to recruit volunteers
  • making phone calls
  • signing letters for alumni whom they have connections

IV. Class Agents

Primary outcome:

The college has engaged volunteers and donors with long-term potential for supporting the college.

Key objectives:

  • Enhance opportunities for volunteer involvement at the College.
  • Create a network of active volunteers throughout the community who raise awareness of Our Lady of Holy Cross College, for the benefit of future admissions, public relations, and fund-raising

Class Agent Program Outline:

Activities we would like you to conduct:

  1. Gathering class notes for on-line alumni newsletter from their class
  2. Encouraging people to attend events; sending emails to keep in touch with alumni
  3. Helping us recruit other alumni volunteers for the College

Activities we need help if you have additional time:

  1. Serving on host committees for alumni events
  2. Volunteering at special events of the college, such as Open House, the Prayer Breakfast, the Christmas Party for students and alumni
  3. Assisting with annual fund solicitations (phone-a-thons, e-mail and letter solicitations, etc. to promote Friends of College program)
  4. Participating in college-wide community service projects, such as the Book Fair, Habitat for Humanity, Walk for the Hungry, Adopt-a-Family at Christmas, Second Harvest project in November, etc.
  5. Serving on planning committees for alumni events
  6. Participating in alumni volunteerism workshop in July each year

Want to know who already signed up to be a class agent, please click here.

V. Event Assistance

  • serving as greeters
  • helping with purchasing resources (food, refreshments, paper products, etc.)
  • helping with cleanup
  • reading, bringing up gifts at Communion, and/or serving as an Eucharistic Minister (if possible) at mass
  • helping to recruit attendees
  • acting as a vendor at Fall Fest
  • sponsoring a table at Cultural Appreciation Day
  • buying tickets for paid events (i.e. Thanksgiving Prayer Breakfast)