If you want to give back to Columbia with your expertise, time, or thoughts, the CAA welcomes you as a volunteer, providing the best linkages and opportunities to leverage your participation for the greater Columbia community.
To learn more about volunteering, contact the CAA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Ambassadors
Social media ambassadors are influencers and connectors who share the latest news and information about Columbia Giving Day to their personal networks using social media. In 2013, thousands of Columbians came together and raised over $7.8 million dollars in 24-hours, thanks to Columbians encouraging those in their networks to join the movement. This year, Giving Day is on October 22, 2014. Learn more about being a social media ambassador here.
Interview Prospective Students
Many schools engage alumni as ambassadors in the admissions process or as part of student life. Click here to see if your school could use your help to connect with students - before they even arrive on campus.
Join a CAA Committee
CAA committees provide leadership on alumni initiatives and work with Alumni Relations staff to execute programs and strengthen alumni connections. Join a committee to guide the CAA in the areas of regional clubs, career networking, recent alumni & student connections, and more. Learn more about the committees.
Join an Alumni Club
From San Francisco to Shanghai, become part of the CAA worldwide network of 300,000 global Columbians by joining one of the 90-plus alumni clubs around the world. Become a member, attend events, volunteer with the clubs' Columbia Community Outreach spring events, or join the club board or leadership committee. Find a club near you.
Interested in hiring top talent and making a difference for fellow Columbians? As an alum, you know the value of the Columbia degree and the benefits gained from valuable work experiences. Post an internship, full-time job opportunity, or share your professional experience and advice for a Columbia student via the "Hire Columbians" campaign and on the Columbia Career Connections LinkedIn group. Post an internship or job opportunity for a Columbia alum on the CAA Network LinkedIn group.
Volunteer with Your School
Across Columbia's fourteen schools, there are many ways to get involved. Visit your school's alumni page and learn about mentoring, community service, and other programs that are made possible by alumni volunteers.
The Varsity C Club is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting Columbia Athletics through advice, counsel, and volunteer activity. Find out how you can volunteer and support Columbia’s athletes.