Volunteer Opportunities

Over 2,200 alumni volunteer their time, talent, and resources to the college — strengthening alumni relationships and serving the entire Bates community. Thank you for your leadership!

Learn about Volunteering for Bates GiveCampus Volunteer Tool

Alumni in Admission

Over 1,200 alumni volunteers represent Bates by covering hundreds of interviews and college fairs around the world.

Discover more about this volunteer opportunity through Alumni in Admission.

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council works to support the mission, vision, values, and strategic directions of the college, advancement office, and alumni engagement.

Bates Business & Regional Networks

The Bates Business and Regional Networks offer a variety of events across the country and throughout the year to help attendees meet, connect, and learn from one another on a personal and professional level.

Bates Center for Purposeful Work

The Bates Center for Purposeful Work (formerly Bates Career Development Center) has an expansive network of alumni who volunteer to share opportunities and their professional expertise with fellow alumni and students.

There are many ways to get involved. Discover more about this volunteer opportunity through The Bates Center for Purposeful Work.

Class Agents & Class Officers

Class Agents & Class Officers play an important role in keeping alumni connected and involved with Bates. Learn more below.

+Class Agents

Class Agents contact classmates about supporting Bates and share news from campus. There are more than 250 dedicated Class Agents who are integral to the success of our fundraising efforts. Find more information about Class Agents, fundraising resources and more.

+Class Officers

Class Officers are leaders who serve as liaisons with the college. Most classes have two or more officers who compose an annual class newsletter and serve on a committee during Reunion. Class Officer elections may occur every five years, usually the year following Reunion. The current class leadership and the college will determine whether and when an election is necessary.

There are more than 200 dedicated Class Officers who play an important role in keeping alumni connected with the college. To learn more about volunteering as a class officer, please contact:

R. Casey Andersen ’12
randerse@bates.edu | 207-755-5976

Reunion Volunteers

Reunion volunteers make Bates Reunion Weekend happen — they take the lead with building attendance, generating enthusiasm, and fundraising during their special milestone year.

Explore our Reunion Volunteer opportunities, volunteer resources and more.