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Opportunities

There are many ways in which alumni can stay connected to Andover through volunteering. Whether you have a lot of time or not very much, there are roles available that will fit your schedule and desired level of engagement. Please contact the office of alumni affairs at alumni@andover.edu or 978.749.4280 for more information.

Alumni Admission Representative

Job description: Interview applicants for admission to Phillips Academy
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month; busiest in the winter leading up to April decisions.  If interested, please contact Jo Labelle in the Admission Office at jlabelle@andover.edu .
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month; busiest in the winter leading up to April decisions

Alumni Council

Job description: The Alumni Council of Phillips Academy works to promote a close relationship and understanding between the Academy and its alumni. Alumni Council members provide advice and counsel to the school on matters relating to education, administration, admission, financial aid, athletics, alumni affairs, and communication between and among the Academy, its alumni, and the external community. The Council also assists the Trustees and administration in raising funds for the school.  Council members attend two on-campus meetings each year and actively participate on committees between meetings.
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month; busiest during on-campus meetings from noon Friday to Saturday afternoon in late Oct / early Nov and late April / early May
For more information, please contact Dick Howe at rhowe@andover.edu

Alumni-Sponsored Internship for Young Alumni

Job description: If your organization offers internships, add it to the Google document; answer questions from interested young alumni; contact the intern at the beginning and end of the internship to see how it went.
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month
For more information, please contact Jen Hout at jhout@andover.edu.

Class Agent

Job description: Educate your classmates about the things that could benefit from increased resources; help to raise money by creating and/or signing letters of solicitation
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month
For more information, please contact Cathy Sanders at csanders@andover.edu.

Class Secretary

Job description: Contact your classmates to gather information to include in Class Notes; many use Facebook, listservs, and other technology to remind classmates to submit their Notes; provide opportunities for all classmates to share their information with particular attention paid to those who haven’t contributed frequently
Estimated time commitment: 2+ hours / month; busiest during Notes deadlines 3 times a year
For more information, please contact Laura MacHugh at lmachugh@andover.edu.

Non Sibi Project Leader or Participant

Job description: Contact an organization that could use volunteer help; encourage others to attend and contact the Office of Alumni Engagement to post on the website.
Estimated time commitment: 2+ hours / month depending on organization’s needs; Non Sibi 365 offers ability to organize projects more frequently throughout the year.
For more information, please contact Jenny Savino at jsavino@andover.edu.

Regional Volunteer

Job description: Offer on-the-ground insight as to where and when to have a local event; add name to invitation as part of the host committee
Estimated time commitment: 3+ hours / month, attend local quarterly events.
For more information, please contact Jenny Savino at jsavino@andover.edu.

Reunion Attendance Leader

Job description: Contact classmates to encourage them to attend Reunion Weekend in June; update contact information
Estimated time commitment: 1+ hour / month; busiest from January to June.
For more information, please contact The Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@andover.edu.