We at the UCM Alumni Foundation are dedicated to living the UCM motto, "Education for Service." Alumni can demonstrate their commitment to this motto through volunteerism. There are many ways to volunteer at UCM. You could:
Volunteers typically engage through six different categories. Click on the categories below to learn about each of them and what they entail.
At UCM, our students find their academic home in one of four colleges. As an academic volunteer, you will serve as an ambassador for a specific major or interest area. You will have opportunities to work closely with faculty to provide mentorship for students, host events, give classroom presentations to support the course syllabus or serve in an advisory role.
Event volunteers support students and fellow alumni in three primary ways. Volunteer opportunities are available both online and in person.
Career and Life Design volunteers commit to helping students through programs and activities that bring career-focused individuals together for community, conversation and connection. Alumni mentors provide valuable insight and prepare students for a successful future by sharing their professional and personal experiences and expertise. The following are ways to get involved:
*If you have employment opportunities to share with UCM students and alumni, please contact the Career and Life Design Office at email@example.com or 660-543-4985.
Fundraising volunteers can support students and fellow alumni in various ways, both online and in person.
As a social media volunteer, you can just keep doing what you do best! Tag friends and fellow alumni in posts you see on UCM's channels and share posts to increase engagement among our online community.
Become a social media influencer for students and alumni alike by generating quality content related to MuleNation and the University of Central Missouri. Consider using these official hashtags in targeted posts:
#MuleNation - Use with alumni events and networking efforts to bring people together.
#MuleStrong - Use with posts that show strength or unity among our community.
#UCMGives - Use with any post involving donations of time or money.
#UCMLegacy - Use with posts involving legacy families and events like visit days, orientation, move-in day, homecoming and commencement.
#MoOnTheGo - Use with Flat Mo when traveling or just having fun!
#OnceAMule #AlwaysAMule - Use with any retro or flashback posts.
Alumni and friends of the university know better than anyone who would thrive at the University of Central Missouri. As a student recruitment volunteer, you will help UCM find the next generation of Mules and Jennies!
Now that you know more about the different ways alumni can volunteer with UCM, check out VOMO (our volunteer registration system) to see upcoming opportunities to serve. If you don't see a current opportunity that interests you, please submit a volunteer need through the Submit Needs button, and we will connect with you directly to discuss possibilities.