Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways Rutgers alumni, family, and friends can contribute their time and energy to the university’s mission. View the options below, or submit the Alumni Volunteer Interest Form so we can get in touch with you about how you can get involved.

Volunteer with the Rutgers University Alumni Association:

Learn more about opportunities to get involved with the RUAA by selecting the options below.

Alumni Leadership
RUAA Board of Directors 
Alumni Leaders Council 
Committees of the RUAA Board 

Alumni Groups
Academic/school-based groups Interest groups        Regional clubs

Events Email if you would like to volunteer at any of the following events:

Homecoming - Fall 2016

Philanthropy Become a Big Ten Build Captain Give through Rutgers Giving Day Crowdfunding Milestone Campaigns

Scarlet Voice
Become a social media advocate for Rutgers by joining Scarlet Voice

Volunteer through Rutgers:

These programs are run by or affiliated with various departments throughout the university.

Community Service
(New Brunswick) Community Programs Directory
(Newark) Office of University-Community Partnerships
(Camden) Office of Civic Engagement 

Events benefiting the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey:

Century for the Cure Sunday, September 18, 2016 Concert for a Cure Sunday, September 25 Steven A. Cox Charity Golf Classic Monday, October 3, 2016 Baldpate for a Cure Saturday, October 8, 2016 Care-to-Walk/Run Sunday, October 23, 2016

Other featured programs:

New Start Career Network
Provide career counseling for New Jersey's long-term unemployed job
Assist with providing nutrition education to low income communities.
Rutgers Gardens
Become a tour docent, an office assistant, a garden steward, and more.
Paul Robeson Galleries
Volunteer as a receptionist or event staff at a non-profit,
community-focused art gallery that emphasizes education, outreach, and visual arts exhibitions. Email Bonnie Kenselaar for more information.

Mentor Students 

Featured programs:

Rutgers University Honors College Mentorship Community 
Douglass Externship Experience

Other opportunities:

Volunteer at a Career Program
Student-Alumni Career Connections
Road to Wall Street 
RU-Newark Career Development Center
Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick Mentoring Programs
RU-Camden Leadership Institute
Rutgers University-Camden: Law School Mentoring Programs
Rutgers University-Newark: Law School Mentoring Programs

Student Recruitment
The Rutgers Alumni Volunteer Information Network (RAVIN) is comprised of
passionate alumni who represent Rutgers at college fairs and recruit top students from outside New Jersey. 

Questions? Ideas? Email the RUAA's Volunteer Engagement Team at

I Want to Get Involved!

Fill out the Alumni Volunteer Interest Form to let us know how you want to get involved with Rutgers!

Upcoming Chartered Organization Events

The RUAA Chartered Organizations unite alumni with similar interests and experiences. These volunteer-led groups need alumni to help with events, outreach, and more. View more events here.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Alumni Night at the Gordon Theater: Little Shop of Horrors
Hosted by Rutgers University–Camden Alumni Association

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Long Term Care Insurance
Hosted by the Rutgers Alumni Association

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Rutgers Law–Camden Alumni Association 7th Distinguished Alumni Award Celebration
Hosted by Rutgers Law Alumni Association–Camden

Friday, November 18, 2016

Meeting of Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Alumni Association
Hosted by Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Alumni Association

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Loyal Sons & Daughters Awards Ceremony
Hosted by the Rutgers Alumni Association


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

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