Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering your time, skills, and resources offers numerous benefits. By giving back, you can:

  • strengthen your connection with the college
  • build relationships with fellow alumni
  • help prepare students for their future careers

You’ll also have opportunities to participate in events that promote diversity and inclusivity, enhance your leadership skills, expand your professional network, and gain valuable experience in event planning, fundraising, and community engagement. Most importantly, your contributions help ensure that Bates can continue to provide exceptional education and support to its students.

Join over 2,200 alumni who volunteer their time, talent, and resources to the college. Thank you for your leadership and dedication to the Bates community!

There are more than 400 dedicated Class Agents who are integral to the success of our fundraising efforts.

What a wonderful morning.

A 5K, mimosas, a flag pole dedication, and a Reunion 2022 parade.

Reunion on Saturday, June 11, 2022.

Discover how Class Officers & Reunion volunteers uphold alumni connections, build reunion attendance, and more.

Make an impact as a Regional Network Volunteer who stimulate the local Bates community in regions throughout the U.S.

Our most engaged alums are often nominated to participate in the Alumni Council, Bates Fund Executive Committee, and more.

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

The Bates Center for Purposeful Work has a strong alumni network sponsoring job shadows and internships and sharing professional expertise with students and fellow alumni.

Volunteer’s Digital Guide

Whether you can spare an hour, an evening, or more, there are various ways to get involved with the Bates Community.